Friday, April 29, 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 29, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) FAA Orders Air Traffic Control Management Shake-Up

Link to AP article

Link to news release from the Federal Aviation Administration:

2) Pilot's Fatal Crash Leads to Safety Recommendations

Link to article in the Star Tribune:


3) Passenger Fined for Using GPS on Flight to Canada

Link to article in the Winnipeg Free Press:


4) Do Cruise Lines Lack the Online Gene?

Link to article on Tnooz:


5) Releases Mobile Apps, but the Accountability Factor May Backfire

Link to article in Fast Company:


6) A Silver Bullet for Urban Traffic Problems

Streetline monitors parking spaces.

Link to article on


7) Statewide DUI Tracking System to be Funded in Kansas

Link to article in The Wichita Eagle:


8) NTSB Cites Texting Trolley Driver in Boston Crash

Link to AP article:

Link to report from the National Transportation Safety Board:

9) Piedmont Integrated Ticket to Promote Collective Public Transport Systems

Link to article from ERTICO:


10) Highway Video Upgrade: Fiber Optic Project Seeks to Improve Communication Between California DOT, Cars

Link to article in The Record Searchlight:

11) 'Bangalore-Style Traffic Management System Still Far Away' in Mumbai

Link to article in The Times of India:

12) Westwood One Sells Metro Traffic to Clear Channel

Link to article on All Access:

Link to news release from Westwood One:


13) With Chevy, Pandora Runs Deep

Link to article from Radio World:

News Releases

1) Dangerous Risks of Rolling Stops Highlighted in New Video

2) 500 Million People Worldwide to Use Their Mobile as Metro and Bus Tickets by 2015

3) FCC to Hold Forum on Earthquake Effects on Communications

4) Los Angeles Airports Acquire State-of-the-Art Noise Monitoring System

5) Stevens Institute of Technology Students Design Pedestrian Traffic Signal System

6) SMC³ Releases Final Conference Agenda for Connections 2011

7) New KLM Campaign Connects Facebook to a Real Plane

Upcoming Events

Navigation Strategies Europe 2011 – June 15-16 – Berlin

Friday Bonus

A traffic jam causes a traffic jam.

Today in Transportation History

711 **1,300th anniversary** Moorish troops land at Gibraltar to begin their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula.

April 30

1921 **90th anniversary** The Port of New York Authority was created though an interstate compact with New Jersey and New York.

May 1

1971 **40th anniversary** Amtrak began operations.


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