Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057

Transportation Voice Recordings

If you're a reader of the TCN you're probably interested in good communications. Part of that is making sure your message is clear and persuasive. I can help you with that. I'm one of the few people who specialize in transportation voice recordings. There are unique challenges in communicating in transportation environments such as acoustics and background noise, and I can help you deal with those challenges. My voice is heard by thousands daily in one of the toughest venues in the world, the New York City subway. I'm also the voice who welcomes travelers to Newark Liberty and JFK airports onboard the AirTrain.

Transit isn't the only place my work can be heard. For example, I've narrated videos for Econolite, and [MG]²; TV and radio commercials for NJ Transit; phone recordings for Virginia DOT and the City of Laredo; and a PowerPoint presentation for the I-95 Corridor Coalition. I've even done line announcing, such as for the cornerstone laying ceremony for the new 1 World Trade Center tower.

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1) Embry-Riddle President Pushes for Satellite Air-Traffic Control

Link to article in The Wichita Eagle:

2) What It Takes to Direct Air Traffic from Chicago Center

Link to article in the Daily Herald:

3) Marketing Effort by Bob Hope Airport Officials Aims to Bring in More Airlines

Link to article in the Burbank Leader:


4) Google Maps Updated to 5.9, Adds Transit Notifications, Tablet Support and Bubble Buttons

Link to blog on Phandroid:


5) Mural Painted on Minneapolis Street to Help Slow Traffic

Link to story and video on KSTP-TV:

6) Polish and Spanish Road Signs in UK 'Broke Rules'

Link to BBC News story:

7) Keeping the Traffic Moving, One Reflective Sign at a Time

British Columbia company makes about 100,000 signs a year.

Link to article in The Vancouver Sun:

Link to Sherine Industries website:


8) Massachusetts Text Ban's All Talk, No Action

Link to article in the Boston Herald:

9) San Francisco Muni Buses to Get Security Face-Lift

Link to article in Government Technology:


10) UK Transport Minister Calls for Reduction in Announcements on Trains and in Stations

Link to article in The Telegraph:

11) Metro-North Report Says Lack of Communication Significantly Aggravated Problems on Stuck Train

Link to article in Greenwich Time:

12) No BART Protests; More Debate on Wireless Shutdown

Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

13) Transit in Stanislaus County, California Goes High-Tech

Five transit agencies integrate trip planning with Google Transit.

Link to article in the Turlock Journal:


14) Green Driver Uses Traffic Data to Help Cars Steer Clear of Jams

Link to Bloomberg article:

Link to further information from Green Driver:


15) Presentations from the ITS Connected Vehicle Safety Meeting Now Available

Link to further information from the Research and Innovative Technology Administration:

News Releases

1) ITS America Announces Finalists for 2011 Best of ITS Awards

2) GEWI TIC3 Product Feature 'Relation'

3) NOAA’s National Weather Service Taking Action to Build a 'Weather-Ready' Nation

4) New YouTube Video from Michigan DOT Explains Procedures for Setting Speed Limits

5) Activu Corporation Wins Florida Department of Transportation Approval for SunGuide-Compatible Traffic Visualization Solutions

6) FCC Announces Universal Licensing System Ready to Accept Certain Part 87 Aviation Radio Service Applications

7) Researchers Improving GPS Accuracy in the Third Dimension

8) Boeing Communications Relay Links Radios with Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

9) Boeing Working with Russian Airports to Increase Capacity in Advance of 2014 Sochi Olympics

Upcoming Events

17th World (Air) Route Development Forum – October 2-4 – Berlin

Today in Transportation History

1966 **45th anniversary** Pioneer 7 was launched on a mission to explore the Sun.


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