Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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:


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:


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:


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:

News Releases

1) Gulf Air Launches Unique Aviation Workshop for Journalists

2) Smartphone and its Apps to Exercise Significant Impact on the In-Vehicle Infotainment Market, Says Frost & Sullivan

3) Paying for Your Parking or Toll Just Got a Little Easier

4) Norfolk Southern Helps Zombies Stay Safe at Rail Crossings

5) I-95 Corridor Coalition Launches Eco-Driving Campaign

6) Ford 'Talking' Vehicles Give Californians a Peek at More Sustainable Driving with Fewer Crashes, Reduced Congestion

7) New Ford Focus Wins Recognition in Europe for Advanced Safety Technologies

8) Digital Payment Technologies Introduces Industry-First Extend-by-Phone Service for Parking Pay Stations

9) Amtrak Launches 'Ask Our Expert' Program with Vice President for High-Speed Rail

10) Getaround Unveils First All-in-One Car Sharing Solution

11) Streetline and Siemens Partner on Parking Solution

12) Parking Industry Survey Reveals Latest Trends

Job Postings

- Manager, Market Development – Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority – San Jose, California

- Field Operations Manager – Southern California Regional Rail Authority – Pomona, California

Upcoming Events

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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