Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Proposed Positive Train Control Rule Change Would Save $340 Million

Link to article in RailwayAge:


2) US DOT Awards California Tribe $1 Million for Visitors Center

Link to AP article:


3) Metro-North Plans Communications Training for Conductors During Service Problems

Link to article in the Connecticut Post:


4) New York City’s High-Tech Traffic System Deals with Congestion in Real-Time

Link to article in The Globe and Mail:

5) Singapore’s System Keeps Traffic Moving

Link to editorial in USA Today:

Link to opposing view:


6) Making Cars Predict Where We’re Going

Link to article in Wired:

News Releases

1) First Ever iPad-Powered Mass Transit Kiosks Catch a Ride on Charleston Trolleys

2) Rhode Island DOT to Enhance Highway Safety with Installation of Reflective Markers

3) Parrot Asteroid: The Car is Now Connected to the Internet

Upcoming Events

Trafic 2011 International Road Safety and Equipment Exhibition – September 27-30 - Madrid

Today in Transportation History

1911 **100th anniversary** 'Lofty' England, the former chairman and chief executive of Jaguar Cars, was born in Finchley, England.


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