Friday, March 11, 2011

Friday, March 11, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 11, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Taiwan Airport Opens E-library for Transit Passengers

Link to IDG News article:


2) Nominee for Surface Transportation Board Vows to Aid Shipper Access to Agency

Link to article in The Journal of Commerce:

3) TR News – January-February 2011 Issue

Link to magazine from the Transportation Research Board:


4) Positive Train Control Push, Other Power Needs Prod Railroads to Pursue a Range of Communications and Signaling Technology

Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


5) Colorado Tests Animal Warning System

Link to article in Light & Medium Truck:

6) Earth Friendly Signs of the Times

Company introduces new way to manufacture traffic signs.

Link to article in the Langley Times:


7) FMCSA Extends Comment Period on Electronic Onboard Recorder Rule

Link to article in The Journal of Commerce:


8) Put It On My Card – Open Fare Payment on Public Transit

Link to podcast on Xerox Real Business Radio:


9) Texas Showdown for Car-Booking Start-Ups Uber and GroundLink

Link to CNET Car Tech blog:

10) Get Used to It: The 'Smart' Car Will Get Smarter

Link to column in EBN:

News Releases

1) Ship Philly First Markets the Port of Philadelphia Around the World

2) Aircell and Gogoinflight Announces Technology Roadmap

3) Volvo Pioneers the First Ever YouTube Masthead with an Augmented Reality Experience

4) Sun Tran Commercial Wins Gold ADDY Award

Upcoming Events

New York International Auto Show – April 22-May 1 – New York

Friday Bonus

Which is funnier, the real-life stories about GPS misdirection or these comic takes on the devices?

Today in Transportation History

1941 **70th anniversary** President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Lend-Lead bill into law. The law allowed the US to ship war material to nations fighting the Axis nations.


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