Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) US DOT Completes iPad Test, Eyes Widespread Use
Link to article on Nextgov:
Link to emails from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration via Governmentattic.org:
2) Why Near Field Communications Matters So Much to the Travel Industry
Link to article on Tnooz:
3) Technology's Role in Moving People and Goods Quicker, Safer, Cleaner
Link to blog on Transportation Issues Daily:
4) Arizona DOT Library is Focused on Transportation Research
Link to ADOT Blog:
5) Amtrak Blocks LGBT Newspapers on Wi-Fi Soft Launch
Railroad says sites have since been unblocked and it has system to report similar problems.
Link to article in Seattle Gay News:
6) New York State DOT Tests System to Stop Oversize Vehicles from Hitting Railroad Bridge
Link to article in The Post-Standard:
7) Old New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway Electronic Signs to be Replaced
Link to article in the Asbury Park Press:
8) Hey, Advertisers: New York Has a Bridge to Sell You
New York State Bridge Authority now selling ads on toll-gate arms.
Link to article in Advertising Age:
Link to news release from the NYSBA:
9) Long Island Rail Road Drafts Pledge to Keep Riders Safe, Informed
Link to article in the Long Island Press:
Link to news release from the LIRR:
10) Personal Stories Warm Up Seoul's Subway Rides
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:
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11) Vermont Closing Command Center for Tropical Storm Irene Repairs
Link to article in the Burlington Free Press:
12) North Luzon Expressway Offers New Traffic Monitoring Technology
Link to article in the Inquirer:
13) The Back-Seat Driver in Your Dashboard
New interactive features are aimed at making efficient motoring fun like a video game.
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:
14) The Connected Car Arrives
Link to article in Computerworld:
- Supervisory General Engineer/Operations Research Analyst (Interdisciplinary) - Volpe National Transportation Systems Center – Cambridge, Massachusetts
Truck & Bus World Forum – November 30-December 1 – Lyon, France
Today in Transportation History
1911 **100th anniversary** The Bolsheokhtinsky Bridge in St. Petersburg, Russia was opened to traffic.
2011 – The Boeing 787 made its first commercial flight from Tokyo to Hong Kong.
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