Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, December 30, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
1) Airline Passengers Not so Keen on Wi-Fi in the Sky
Link to article in Time:
2) Albuquerque, New Mexico Darkened Red-Light Cams Weeks Ago but No Announcement Made
Link to story on KRQE-TV:
3) Railways Warned of Hacker Risk
Link to story on Al Jazeera English:
4) Transport for London Plans £25 Million London Underground Control Center at Palestra
Link to article on London SE1:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
5) Arlington County, Virginia Eyes Real-Time Travel System for Route 50
Link to article in the Washington Business Journal:
As 2011 comes to a close I want to thank everyone for a great year. I appreciate those who advertised in the TCN over the past twelve months as well as those who contributed. Thank you as well for simply for being a reader.
This issue marks the 261st of the year. I hope the news and information I provided has helped you in your work and in some small way has improved the state of transportation in the world. I look forward to 2012 and, as always, welcome your comments on how I can make the TCN a more useful resource.
Meeting and Webinar: Integrated Dynamic Transit Operations Operational Concept - January 26-27 - Washington, DC
Here's what traffic management in the future looked like in 1967. Also check out Walter Cronkite's look at computerized cars on page 100 which has some striking similarities to connected vehicles and services such as OnStar.
Today in Transportation History
1936 **75th anniversary** At a General Motors plant in Flint, Michigan, the United Auto Workers staged their first sit-down strike.
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