Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, February 17, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) NextGen FAA Contracts are $4.2 Billion Over Budget, GAO Says
Link to Bloomberg article:
2) Two UK Airports Axe Eye-Scanner Systems
Link to story on Sky News:
3) Traffic Cameras on New York's Saw Mill River Parkway Concern Local Officials
Link to article on The Daily Chappaqua:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
4) Massive I-10 Traffic Jam Becomes California DOT Scandal
Lack of public warning part of the problem with construction project gone wrong.
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:
5) UK Rail Firm Criticized for Insensitive Twitter Use
London Midland tells riders to 'Go to the pub' following suspected suicide by passenger.
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:
6) Ads Add to Rancor of Halifax Transit Dispute
Link to article in The Chronicle Herald:
Link to videos from the Halifax Regional Municipality:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
7) New Traffic Management System May Clear the Way for Driverless Cars
Link to article in U.S. News & World Report:
8) Nevada Approves Rules for Self-Driving Cars
Link to story on CNBC:
12th Asia-Pacific ITS Forum & Exhibition – April 16-18 – Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
This brings new meaning to 'warming up the car.'
Today in Transportation History
1912 **100th anniversary** Edgar Evans became the first person of Robert Scott's Antarctic expedition to die during their ill-fated return.
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