Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
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1) Iceland’s Grímsvötn Volcano: Europe’s New Airspace Management Approach Put to the Test
Link to article from the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation:
2) Air Traffic Controller Errors Said to be a Real Increase
Link to AP article:
3) ICAO Says Air Traffic Control and Communications are Safety Concerns
Link to AFP article:
4) British Airways Claims Airline First for Windows Mobile
Link to article on Tnooz:
5) Google Testing New Display for Flight Search Results
Link to article on Tnooz:
6) The Wall Street Journal Reveals 'Hidden World' of Business Jets
Link to article on AVweb:
7) Pay Ride-Sharing Website Goes Live Today
Link to article in The Seattle Times:
8) ITS America President Scott Belcher Interviewed on Pittsburgh Radio Show
Link to audio recording from KQV Radio:
9) A High-Tech Revolution is Driving the Parking Industry
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
10) New Coalition Aims to Raise Nation's Awareness of Transportation 'Crisis'
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:
Link to news release from the American Crisis in Transportation Coalition:
11) In Jam on Van Wyck? Try to Say It Right
New York traffic reporters and others struggle with pronunciation of Queens expressway.
Link to article in The New York Times:
SAFETY / SECURITY
12) Electronic Driving Coach Helps Those with Traumatic Brain Injury
Link to story on WTVQ-TV:
13) Safe Highway Matters – Spring 2011
Link to newsletter:
14) Dispelling the Myths of Telematics
Link to blog in Fleet News:
15) DC Metro Can Learn from the New York MTA's Tweeting
Link to blog on Greater Greater Washington:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
16) Shenzhen to Have 1.6 Billon Yuan for Intelligent Traffic System
Link to article in the Shenzhen Post:
17) NHTSA Developing Guidelines for In-Vehicle Communications Systems
Link to Bloomberg article:
18) South Australia Government Trials Cohda Wireless' In-Car Collision Avoidance Technology
Link to article on iTWire:
19) EU to Launch Proposals for Fraud-Proof Digitachs
Link to article on Road Transport:
- Manager, Market Development – Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority – San Jose, California
- Field Operations Manager – Southern California Regional Rail Authority – Pomona, California
Webinar: Talking Freight Seminar - Freight and Livability – June 15
Today in Transportation History
1961 **50th anniversary** US President John F. Kennedy announced to a joint session of Congress the goal of placing a man on the moon by end of the decade.
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