Monday, March 21, 2011

Monday, March 21, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, March 21, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Aviation's Criminal Cases May Discourage Voluntary Disclosure

Link to article from The Wall Street Journal:

2) Delta First US Airline to Offer Check-In via Facebook

Link to article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle:


3) Jamaica Using Camera Network to Better Manage Traffic

Link to article in The Gleaner:


4) Officials Want Vessel Tracking System for Mumbai Harbor

Link to article in Business Line:


5) Traffic Technology International – February/March 2011

Link to magazine:


6) Will You Get a Parking Ticket? There's an App to Tell You That

Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:,0,2402943.story


7) East China City 'Broadcasts' Traffic Violations to Discourage Bad Driving Habits

Link to Xinhua article:

8) National Work Zone Awareness Week 2011 PSA

Link to video from AASHTO:


9) Cincinnati Railroad Club Building Digital Library, Museum

Link to article in The Cincinnati Enquirer:

10) How Rail is Evolving and Why Travel Websites Need to be Ready

Link to commentary on Tnooz:


11) New Earthquake Sensors Installed on Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct

Link to story and video on KING-TV:

12) Lack of Traffic Signs in Rural Areas of Islamabad Causing Accidents

Link to Associated Press of Pakistan article:

13) New Mississippi River Bridge Between Illinois and Missouri May be Better Left Nameless

Link to column in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:


14) Oregon Troopers Far Behind on Technology

Link to AP article:

15) High-Tech Apps Help Drivers Evade Police

Link to article in USA Today:


16) Black Box that Marks Your Driving Helping Teenager Prove He is No Boy Racer

Link to article in the Daily Mail:


17) Face-Off: Websites that Help Travelers Tap Locals for Tips

Link to article in USA Today:


18) TriMet's Talking Buses: A Review and a Little Drama

Link to column in The Oregonian:


19) Video Drives Traffic Management Systems

Link to article in Government Video:

20) Getting Traffic Information is Now a Give-and-Take

Phone services are timely, interactive.

Link to article in the Telegram & Gazette:

News Releases

1) Government of Canada Delivers Advanced Technology to Navy and Coast Guard

2) Regional Success of Transurban-Fluor and AAA Mid-Atlantic Distracted Driving Campaign Prompts Nationwide Rollout of Orange Cones. No Phones.

3) Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Opens World’s Most Modern Baggage Hall

4) American Public Health Association Conducting Survey on Links Between Transportation and Public Health

Upcoming Events

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Today in Transportation History

1911 **100th anniversary** W. Lincoln Hawkins was born. Hawkins invented a polymer coating for telecommunication cables that was lightweight, durable and safe.


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