Monday, February 14, 2011

Monday, February 14, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, February 14, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057

♥Happy Valentine's Day♥


1) Agricultural Pilots Pushing for Tougher Rules to Mark, Light Up Hard-to-See Towers

Link to article from the Contra Costa Times:

Link to further information from the National Agricultural Aviation Association:

2) Priority Pass App Provides Window Inside Airport Lounges Around the World

Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:,0,5858955.story

Link to news release from Priority Pass:


3) In New York City's Bike Wars, the Downside of Cycling isn't Counted as Rigorously as the Upside

Link to article in the Daily News:


4) Atlanta Police to Multiply Eyes, Ears Citywide

Video hub to cull images from private and public sources, including MARTA and Georgia DOT.

Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:


5) ITS Mississippi Newsletter – Winter 2011

Link to newsletter:


6) Positive Train Control: Metrolink's PTC Implementation Push

Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


7) Articles from Emergency Management January/February 2011 Issue

- Demystifying the Message to Create Effective Emergency Alerts

- The Impact of IPAWS on Public Alerts and Warnings


8) Malta's Arriva Signs €10 Contract for New Buses' Information Systems

Link to article in the Times:

9) New Look Bus Route Maps to Boost Public Transport Use in Dubai

Link to article in Gulf News:

10) Vancouver TransLink's Twitter Service Now Permanent

Link to story on CKWX Radio:

11) GO Transit Learning to Communicate

Link to column in the Guelph Mercury:


12) A Potential Hazard of Electronic Keys

Link to article in The New York Times:

News Releases

1) Qualcomm Announces Acquisition of Sylectus

2) Releases Free Voicemail Inbox for Every Registered Vehicle in the US

3) SoleraTec Partners with IP Camera Manufacturer Cohu Electronics

4) Vancouver's TransLink Launches TravelSmart to Help People Make Informed Transportation Choices

5) Volvo Trucks Launches Global Community for Drivers

6) Audi Connect: The Path to Networked Mobility

7) Delaware DMV Unveils New Next-of-Kin Registry

Upcoming Events

45th International Aviation Snow Symposium – April 16-20 – Buffalo, New York

Today in Transportation History

1961 **50th anniversary** James E. Webb took over as the administrator of NASA.


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