Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) United Airlines Set for Single Reservation System
Continental website disappears on Saturday.
Link to Reuters article:
Link to Continental site: http://www.continental.com
2) Guidebook for Airport Irregular Operations (IROPS) Contingency Planning
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:
GPS / NAVIGATION
3) Never Lost: MIT Creates Wayfinding Arrows Projected from Your Cellphone
Link to article on Co.Design:
4) Alaska DOT&PF Featured on Modern Marvels
Agency's use of GPS on snowplows is highlighted.
Link to video from History:
5) Via Rail Derailment: Positive Train Control Could Reduce Accidents
Link to article in the Toronto Star:
SAFETY / SECURITY
6) Port of Mobile, Alabama Looks to Install Mass Notification System
Link to article in the Press-Register:
7) Saskatoon Transit Ad Policies Changed to Comply with Charter
Link to article in The StarPhoenix:
8) 'Go to Hell Barack' Ad Must be Removed, Congressman Tell WMATA
Link to story on WJLA-TV:
9) Both WMATA and Its Riders Craft New Tools to Track the System
Link to blog on TBD:
10) Photographers Shouldn't Have to Defend Legal Metro Photos to WMATA
Link to blog on TBD:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
11) Traveller Information Services Association Community Meets in Singapore
Link to article from ERTICO:
12) Backup Camera Rule at Cost of $2.7 Billion Delayed by US DOT
Link to Bloomberg article:
13) American Trucking Associations Sides with Feds on Electronic Truck Log Recorders
Link to article in The Journal of Commerce:
14) Ford Adding Facebook Features to Sync
Link to article on CNET:
15) Volkswagen's de Meo: Internet Becomes No. 1 Communication Channel
Link to interview in automotiveIT International:
Texas Aviation Conference – March 28-30 – Galveston, Texas
Today in Transportation History
1840 John Philip Holland, inventor of the submarine, was born in Liscannor, County Clare, Ireland.
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