Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Airports Fiji Limited Can Now Automatically Track Aircraft Within Country
Link to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation story:
2) High-Tech System to Watch Over Noida, India
Link to Times News Network article:
3) Gwinnett County, Georgia Police Have Success with License Plate Readers
Link to story on WSB-TV:
GPS / NAVIGATION
4) China's GPS Rival Beidou Starts Offering Navigation Data
Link to BBC News story:
5) Florida May Sell Ad Space on School Buses
Link to article in the Herald-Tribune:
6) Georgia Bill Adds 'In God We Trust' to Car Tags
Link to story on Georgia Public Broadcasting:
7) New Rideshare Sites Around Bay Area Rely on Facebook
Link to article in the Contra Costa Times:
8) Did Wi-Fi Cause a Rise in Bus Ridership?
Link to blog on Reuters:
9) Wisconsin Counties Turn to High-Tech Road Gear to Battle Snowstorms
Link to article in the Journal Sentinel:
SAFETY / SECURITY
10) Alaska Texting Law Challenged in Court
Link to AP article:
11) Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety Offers App to Help Revelers Find a Free, Safe Ride Home
Link to story on WSAV-TV:
12) MBTA Worker Faces Possible Discipline for Displaying 'Deck the Halls' on Subway Station Sign
Link to article in The Boston Globe:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
13) New Poles Along New Hampshire Highways Provide Real-Time Solutions to Host of Problems
Link to article in Foster's Daily Democrat:
- Request for Applications – Highways for LIFE Technology Partnerships Program – 2012 Announcement – Federal Highway Administration
2012 International CES – January 10-13 – Las Vegas
Today in Transportation History
1831 **180th anniversary** The HMS Beagle, carrying Charles Darwin on his scientific journey, departed Plymouth Sound in England.
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