Thursday, November 24, 2011

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, November 24, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057



1) Los Angeles Airports Prepare for Biometric ID Security

Link to article in Government Technology:

2) Lack of Signs at Sacramento Airport Confusing for Passengers

Link to story on KCRA-TV:

3) Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport to Launch New Website

Link to article in The Walton Sun:

4) Solomon Islands Hosting South West Pacific Safety Forum

Link to article in the Solomon Star:


5) Vessel Traffic Service Keeps Eyes on the Barents Maritime Safety

Link to article on BarentsObserver:


6) Villager Paints Speed Limit Sign on Home to Slow Traffic Down

Link to article in The Telegraph:

7) New Online Game Teaches Risks of Distracted Driving

Link to article in CTS Report:


8) iBus System in Philippines for Traffic Woes

Link to article in the Manila Bulletin:

9) How DC Metro Opened Up Its Data

Link to blog on ReadWriteWeb:


10) Ohio DOT Leads the Way in Traffic Data

Link to article in the Beacon Journal:


11) The Price of Preventing Back-Over Deaths

Automakers object to a federal rule requiring rearview cameras.

Link to article in Bloomberg Businessweek:

News Releases

1) New-Look Traffic Wales Website Goes Live

2) DHL Launches DHL Smart Sentry; First Tracking Technology to Meet FAA Specifications and Win Commercial Airline Approval

3) Pittsburgh International Airport Announces Mobile Website

Upcoming Events

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Today in Transportation History

1971 **40th anniversary** A hijacker, best known as D.B. Cooper, parachuted from a Northwest Orient airliner over the Pacific Northwest.


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