Transportation Communications Newsletter
Monday, June 13, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) FAA Updates Guidance for Installing Satellite Voice to Support Air Traffic Service
Link to article in Air Transport Intelligence:
2) Bicyclists Feel Singled Out in Draft of Florida Safety Campaign
Link to article in the St. Petersburg Times:
3) BART Launches Smartcard Payments for Bicycle Parking
Link to article in SecureIDNews:
4) Mind the Map: Research Finds 30% of Passengers Take Longer Routes as London's Famous Tube Map Misrepresents Distances Between Stations
Link to article in the Daily Mail:
5) Historic Lighthouse Guards Modern Singapore
Link to AFP article:
Link to video: http://youtu.be/pCYnySNjfmg
6) You Can Report Traffic Violations Online in Nagpur, India
Link to article in The Times of India:
7) Can Technology Propel Transportation Industry?
Link to article in IndustryWeek:
8) Presentations from 2011 ITS-NY Annual Meeting
Link to presentations:
9) No More Changing Speed Limits on I-270 in Missouri
Link to story and video on KDSK-TV:
SAFETY / SECURITY
10) US Transportation Secretary: More Info Needed on Distracted Driving
Link to AP article:
11) Researchers Find Variation in States' Distracted Driving Legislation
Link to article in EHS Today:
12) New Technology on the Way to Curb Persistent Speeders in Europe
Link to article on Handy Shipping Guide:
13) St. Catherines Transit Commission to Track Buses in Real Time
Link to article in Niagara This Week:
14) Looking for the Metro-North Bar Car? Service Keeps Commuters in the Know
Link to article in the New Haven Register:
15) Greater Manchester Public Transport App Piloted in Bury, General Release Due Next Year
Link to article on How-Do:
16) Google Shows that When Transit Agencies Free Their Data, Riders Win
Link to blog on Streetsblog Capitol Hill:
17) Time to Put the Brakes on Melbourne Metro's Advertising Spending Spree
Link to commentary in The Age:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
18) New I-77 Signs in Ohio to Keep Motorists Ahead of the Curve
Link to article in the Canton Repository:
19) Doing Something About the Weather
North Carolina firm pushing to get US government to buy more of its forecasting sensors.
Link to article in The Charlotte Observer:
Webinar: The Benefits of Pay-by-Phone Parking – June 15
Today in Transportation History
1961 **50th anniversary** The cornerstone for the Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics was laid by Yuri Gagarin in Kaluga.
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