Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, May 19, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) LaHood: Obama is Committed to NextGen Airplane Technology
Link to article in The Hill:
2) FAA Official Tells Atlantic City Conference that NextGen Needs Steady Funding to Succeed
Link to article in The Press of Atlantic City:
3) Regional Carriers Fret About NextGen, Sesar
Link to article in Aviation Week:
4) Wyoming Wind Farms Could be First in US with Radar-Controlled Lights
Link to article from the Casper Star-Tribune:
5) Pioneering Traffic Light Scheme Set to Replace Speed Cameras in Swindon, UK
Sensors will turn signals red when they detect a speeding vehicle.
Link to article in the Swindon Advertiser:
6) Welcome to a New World of Standards in Travel Technology
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
7) Partial Release of Pennsylvania DUI Class Material to be Examined
Link to AP article:
8) FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Arm Seeks Comments on Positive Train Control Radio Spectrum Issues
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:
9) Maryland Governor Signs Bill Requiring French Rail Company to Disclose Holocaust Role
Link to AP article:
10) St. Albert, Alberta Hops Aboard Real-Time Bus Tracker Tool
Link to article in the St. Albert Gazette:
11) Los Angeles Metro Officially Launches Nextrip, QR-Coded Bus Stop Signs Coming, Website Improvements
Link to article in The Source:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
12) Inrix Traffic 3.0 for Android, iOS Gets Better Crowdsourcing
Link to CNET Reviews:
13) Intersection Assistant Systems Make Use of Car-to-X Communications
Link to article in EE Times Europe:
14) Connecticut DMV Seeks to Dump Its Toll-Free Line
Link to article in the Connecticut Post:
15) A High-Tech Crossroads
Ford shows-off advances in in-car electronics.
Link to column on WDIV-TV:
- Operations Analyst – Access Services – El Monte, California
- Fixed-Route Operations Manager – Salem-Keizer Transit – Salem, Oregon
Urban Mobility 3.0 – June 15-16 – London
Today in Transportation History
1961 **50th anniversary** Venera 1 became the first man-made object to fly-by Venus.
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