Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
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1) Airport Maps and Apps to Guide a Hungry Traveler
Link to column in the Star-Banner:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
2) KOMO Sues Seattle Police Over Access to Police Car Videos
Link to story and video on KOMO-TV:
3) Ads Aim to Drive Support for Wisconsin Transportation Budget
Link to column in the Green Bay Press-Gazette:
4) Complex Train Tickets Confuse UK Passengers
Link to article in The Guardian:
5) Rise in 20 MPH Zones Expected as UK Transport Minister Announces Road Sign Reform
Link to article on Autoblog UK:
SAFETY / SECURITY
6) US Scientists Testing Earthquake Early Warning
Link to AP article:
7) Rexburg, Idaho Enforces No Texting in Crosswalks Law
Link to story and video on KIFI-TV:
8) Extensive Network Coverage is Necessary to the Future of Telematics
An interview with Martin Wiecker, Global Driver Assistance and Active Safety for Ford.
Link to interview in Telematics Update:
9) Better Communication Pledged on Calgary LRT Breakdowns
Link to article in the Calgary Herald:
10) Delaware River Port Authority: Transit Ambassadors Provide Peace of Mind on PATCO Trains
Link to article on Collingswood Patch:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
11) Traffic Backups Expose Lack of Communication on New York Thruway
Link to story and video on WGRZ-TV:
12) Norwegian Road Traffic Centre Tackles the Troubles
Link to article on the Foreigner:
- Request for Proposals – Tools for Communicating Railroad-DOT Mitigation Strategies – Transportation Research Board
Airport Social Media Summit – October 23-25 – Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Today in Transportation History
1911 **100th anniversary** The RMS Olympic was hit by a UK naval cruiser, the HMS Hawke. The captain of the Olympic was Edward J. Smith who was later assigned to the RMS Titanic and died in that ship's sinking the next year.
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