Friday, June 3, 2011

Friday, June 3, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, June 3, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Continental, US Airways Violated Price Advertising Rules, US DOT Says

Link to story on CNN:


2) Huntington Beach, California Offers Traffic School for Bicycle Lawbreakers

Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:,0,853103.story


3) Ships Tracked In and Out of South Africa

Link to story on News24:


4) Noida, India Traffic Cops Get Popular on Facebook

Link to article in The Times of India:


5) West Virginia Officials Considering Building First Responder Center

Link to article in the Charleston Daily Mail:

6) 'Star Trek' Sensors Light Safest Route for Building Evacuations

Link to article in Government Technology:


7) Miss the Bus? Your Smartphone Knows Where the Next One is

Link to article on AltTransport:

8) New York City Subway Stations: Peeling Paint, Cracked Walls, Electronic Signs

Link to story and video on WNYW-TV:


9) New Service Concept Developed in Finland Aids Getting Around

Link to article in Engineering News:

Link to video on Vedia from VTT:


10) Transport Data Explosion Highlighted at ITS UK Annual Conference

Link to article in Local Transport Today:

News Releases

1) With 'Teens and Trucks,' the Roadmap this Summer is on Safety

2) Alaska Airlines In-flight Wi-Fi Available on Most Every Aircraft

Job Postings

- Traffic Engineer-Safety Research – Westat – Rockville, Maryland Job ID 4075BR

- Transportation Human Factors Project Director – Westat – Rockville, Maryland Job ID 3877BR

- Senior Study Director for Transportation Safety on Impaired Driving – Westat – Rockville, Maryland Job ID 3454BR

- Transportation Human Factors Research Associate – Westat – Rockville, Maryland Job ID 3440BR


- Transit Operations and Maintenance – Antelope Valley Transit Authority – Lancaster, California

Upcoming Events

Workshop: Continuity of Traffic Management ITS Services – June 20 – Brussels

Friday Bonus

Revival of pony express fails.

Today in Transportation History

1621 **390th anniversary** The Dutch West India Company was chartered.


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