Friday, March 4, 2011

Friday, March 4, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 4, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Europe to Test Emergency Response System for Volcanic Ash

Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

2) Australia ADS-B Leads Air Traffic Management Revolution

Link to article in Aviation Week and Space Technology:

3) US Airways in Press Release Spat with Partner Sabre

Link to article on Tnooz:


4) Inconsistent Enforcement Raises Questions about E-log Acceptance in Quebec

Link to article in Truck News:

5) Oregon School Bus Driver Suspended for Refusing to Remove Confederate Flag from Personal Vehicle

Link to article in the Mail Tribune:

6) Intelligent Transportation Systems and Vehicle-Highway Automation 2010

Link to papers from the Transportation Research Board:


7) Ads to Show Up at New York State Bridge Authority Toll Booths

Link to article in the Poughkeepsie Journal:


8) Emergency Workers Push for More Bandwidth

Link to article in Governing:


9) Information on Moscow Metro Congestion Will be Available Online

Link to article on Russia-IC:

10) TriMet's Sad Twitter Account is One of Many Communication Crashes, Riders Say

Link to column in The Oregonian:


11) Officials Discuss Ways to Keep Major North Dakota Beltways Open During Emergencies

Link to story and video on WDAY-TV:

12) Voice of Vietnam Traffic to Cover the Whole Country

Link to story on the Voice of Vietnam:


13) Ford's Future: Voice-Activated Gadgets in Electric Cars

Link to article in Wired:

News Releases

1) Urban Mapping's Industry-Leading Hosted Mapping Platform Incorporates Mass Transit Data

2) Nominations Now Open for 2011 International Telematics Update Awards

3) City of Houston Launches New Arterial Travel Time Tool in West Houston

Job Postings

- Field Engineer – Sensys Networks – Denver, Colorado

- Project Manager – Sensys Networks – Southern California

- Project Manager – Sensys Networks – Florida

- Regional Sales Manager – Sensys Networks – North Central US

Upcoming Events

Ohio Bridge Rideability Research Seminar – March 17 – Columbus, Ohio

Friday Bonus

An unusual vantage point to view a Space Shuttle launch.

Today in Transportation History

1986 **25th anniversary** Vega 1 approached Comet Halley.


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