Friday, April 22, 2011

Friday, April 22, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 22, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) US DOT Issues Vulnerability Report on the FAA’s Air Traffic Control System

Link to article on AvStop.Com:

2) Delta Enables Customers to Track Checked Bags

Link to article in Travel Weekly:

Link to video report from


3) Business Owner Casts Reasonable Doubt on Accuracy of Speed Cameras
Link to article in The Washington Times:


4) Why Your Trusty GPS Sometimes Fails You

Link to story on CNN:

5) Location-Based Services in Korea Get Support from the Government

Link to article on The Next Web Asia:

Link to article on ZDNet Korea: (in Korean)


6) Apple, Google Collect User Location Data

Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

7) Ireland's National Roads Authority Fails to See Humor in Radio Ad

Link to article in the Irish Independent:


8) Phone App, Website Aid Search for Parking in San Francisco

Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

Link to news release from the San Francisco Mayor's Office:

9) DC Rolls Out Pay-by-Phone Parking Meter System

Link to article in The Washington Post:


10) Transportation Agencies Don't Want to Share Fatal Accident Data

Link to commentary in the Opelika-Auburn News:


11) Telematics Makes Inroads in China's Car Market

Link to article in the Financial Times:

Friday Bonus

How to beat a traffic jam – Russian style.

Upcoming Events

ITS Canada Annual Conference and General Meeting - June 12-15 - Vancouver, British Columbia

Today in Transportation History

1898 The US Navy began a blockade of Cuba.


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