Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
Smarten UP! with Sensys Networks' Arterial Travel Time
Accurate Performance Measures for Active Traffic Management
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1) Playing the Wireless Card: Airlines Rush to Add Wi-Fi
Link to article and video in The Wall Street Journal:
2) App Lets Airport Travelers Order Food at Gate
Link to article in Nation's Restaurant News:
Link to news release from HMSHost:
3) JetBlue Supports iPhone – as Long as It's the Employee's Device
Airline's call center is run by employees working from home through a VDI environment.
Link to article in Computerworld:
4) Articles from Airport Improvement
- Houston Airport System Uses Bluetooth Sensors to Measure Wait Times at Security Checkpoints
- Airports Use Web-Based Software to Verify and Simplify Airline Billing
- Denver International Revamps Pavement Markings Program
- StandardAero Adds 'Invisible Escort'
5) Navigating the Garden State: By Boat
Link to article on Paramus Patch:
6) Traffic Technology International – October/November 2011
Link to magazine:
SAFETY / SECURITY
7) Ford Europe Study: Handheld In-Car Mobile Phone Use Stays High
Link to article in automotiveIT:
8) Focused Approach to Safety
Link to further information from FHWA:
9) China Transport Data Raise Privacy Concerns
Link to article in China Daily:
10) US Senator Charles Schumer Pushes Bill of Rights for Long Island Rail Road Passengers
Lawmaker wants better notification system during disruptions.
Link to article in the New York Post:
11) How Open Data Could Make San Francisco Public Transportation Better
Link to article in Fast Company:
12) The Spy Already Inside Your Car
Link to article on Carinsurance.com:
Sleep Apnea & Multi-Modal Transportation Conference – November 8-9 – Baltimore
Today in Transportation History
1811 **200th anniversary** What is said to be the first regular commercially-operated steam ferry in the world, the Juliana, began operations between Hoboken, New Jersey and Manhattan.
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