Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, October 28, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) FAA to Build New TRACON at Palm Beach International Airport
Link to article in The Palm Beach Post:
Link to news release from the National Air Traffic Controllers Association:
2) New Airport Communications Center for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
Link to article in AirTimes:
GPS / NAVIGATION
3) Crucial LightSquared Tests Begin in New Mexico
Link to article in Aviation Week:
4) Interview with Gunter Zimmermeyer, Chairman of ERTICO - ITS Europe
Link to interview from ERTICO:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
5) ACLU of Southern California Sues Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Alleges Photographers Were Harassed
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:
Link to news release from the ACLU of Southern California:
6) How Traffic Authorities Helped Move Traffic During Seattle Viaduct Closure
Link to story on KIRO-FM Radio:
7) Communication Saving Seattle from Viadoom
Link to blog from Arizona DOT:
8) Signs Advising Drivers to Go by Rail Among New Proposals in UK
Link to article in Auto Express:
SAFETY / SECURITY
9) Distracted Driving Targeted in New PSA
Link to article in The Hill:
Link to news release from the Ad Council:
Link to 'Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks': http://www.stoptextsstopwrecks.org
10) Mercedes Looks to the Cloud for Next-Gen Infotainment Concept
Link to article on CNET:
11) BART Talks on Cellphone Blackouts Extended
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:
12) Philippine Transport Groups Favor RFID on Buses Over 'Costly' Paint-Tagging
Link to article in The Philippine Star:
- Senior Transportation Planner – San Diego Association of Governments – San Diego, California
- Operations Manager – PTM of Boise/ValleyRide – Boise, Idaho
- Call for Presentations – 2012 Rail Safety and Incident Investigation Seminar
ITS for Urban Mobility Forum – December 1 – Brussels
Before they began searching for Carmen Sandiego, Rockapella had their start on the subway.
Today in Transportation History
19761 **40th anniversary** The first British satellite to be placed in orbit, Prospero, was launched from Australia.
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