Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, July 22, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Federal Aviation Administration Faces Partial Shutdown
Link to article in The Washington Post:
2) Feds Delay Rules on Airline Pricing, Advertising
Link to article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal:
3) Hospitals Get Shafted on Houston Red-Light Camera Money
Link to story and video on KRIV-TV:
4) Travelers Checks: Automatic License Plate Readers Track Your Every Move
Link to blog in The Boston Globe:
5) Interview with Rick Pearson, General Manager of Sea Tel
Pearson shares his thoughts on maintaining contact between ship and shore.
Link to interview in Maritime Reporter:
6) ITS Australia's Dr. Norm Pidgeon Looks Ahead to the Gold Coast ITS Summit
Link to article on Traffic Techology Today.com:
7) FH St. Polten University of Applied Sciences Offering New Traffic and Transport Information Design Masters Degree Course
Link to article on Dexigner:
8) Life-Changing Apps: Transportation
Link to blog on Quixey:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
9) Indiana DOT Reworks I-69 Website with Environmental Studies, Construction Updates
Link to AP article:
Link to site: http://www.i69indyevn.org
SAFETY / SECURITY
10) Debt Package May be Public Safety Vehicle, Too
Democratic senators may use debt-limit package as way to pass bill creating public safety communications network.
Link to article in the National Journal:
11) Drivers Hot for Medical-Alert Yellow Dot Kits
Link to article in USA Today:
12) Florida Coalition, Including Justin Bieber, Works to Combat Texting and Driving
Link to column and video in the Sun-Sentinel:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
13) Control Center Makes Gwinnett County, Georgia Traffic Flow
Link to story and video on WXIA-TV:
14) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to Fund Modernization of Key Areas of Sofia's Urban Transport
Link to article on Balkans.com:
15) Toyota's New In-Car Technology: A Steering-Wheel Heart Monitor
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:
Webinar: Leveraging Social Media Resources in Public Safety – August 4
'Big Brown' turns blue, red, green and yellow.
But the results are no better when it's plain vanilla.
Today in Transportation History
1906 **105th anniversary** Chicago's last cable-car line made its final run.
1931 **80th anniversary** Vancouver International Airport opened.
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