Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Anticipating NextGen's Unintended Consequences

Link to article in Business and Commercial Aviation:

2) Orbitz Wins Back American Airlines' Business with Court Ruling

Link to article in Crain's Chicago Business:

Link to news release from Orbitz:

Link to news release from American Airlines:

3) Hero Pilot is Ready for New CBS News Job

Link to AP article:

4) How JetBlue's Social Media Strategy Took Flight

Link to article on Mashable:


5) Russia to Boost GLONASS on Foreign Market

Link to story on the Voice of Russia:


6) iMobility Newsletter – May 2011

Link to newsletter from ERTICO:

7) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – June 2011

Link to newsletter:


8) US Presses to Rein in Web Gadgets in New Cars

Link to article and video in The Wall Street Journal:

9) iOnRoad App Keeps an Eye on the Road for Potential Accidents

Link to article and video on CNET Reviews:


10) Maryland Transit Administration Warned: Let Photographers Shoot

Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:,0,3380358.story

MTA Chief Repudiates Photographer Curbs

Maryland DOT Will Emphasize Photographers' Rights

11) Commuters Will be the Bellweather for Google Wallet

Link to article in New Scientist:


12) Soon, Radio Updates on Gurgaon, India Traffic Police Facebook Page

Link to article in the Hindustan Times:


13) Recargo App Helps Electric Vehicle Drivers Find and Review Charging Stations

Link to article on GreenTech:

News Releases

1) FHWA Makes Modeling Tool Available to Help Keep Freight Moving in Hurricane Season

2) Ford 'Talking' Vehicles Give San Francisco Peek at More Sustainable Driving with Fewer Crashes, Reduced Congestion

3) TPEG NavTest Now Available from GEWI

4) DC DOT Engages District-Wide Stakeholders with Envista

5) BMW Launches National Campaign Against Distracted Driving in Time for the Summer Driving Season

6) Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Begins Initiative to Digitize Photo Archive

7) Keep Middlesex Moving Makes Video Promoting Senior Pedestrian Safety

Upcoming Events

Advanced Transit Association Conference: Maximizing Airport Landside Value – June 16 – Glen Burnie, Maryland

Today in Transportation History

1891 **120th anniversary** The Johnstown Inclined Plane opened.


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