Friday, February 24, 2012

Friday, February 24, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, February 24, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Westchester County Airport Traffic Controllers Caught on Video

Link to story on WNYW-TV:

2) Selecting a Seatmate to Make Skies Friendlier

Link to article in The New York Times:


3) DIY Mapping: Cycle Routes in Moscow

Bicycle activist working to map bicycle paths in city.

Link to blog on Pattern Cities:

Link to site: (in Russian)


4) McDonald's to Trial Car Navigation Food Order System

Link to article on Japan Trends:

Link to news release form McDonald's Japan: (in Japanese)

5) NY Waterway Ferry Users Get Global Positioning System for Edgewater, New Jersey Residents

Link to article in Edgewater View:


6) China Could Use Technology to Improve Train Safety and for Real-Time Traffic Information

Link to story on Channel NewsAsia:

7) We Need Limits on Dashboard Distractions

Link to editorial in the San Jose Mercury News:


8) SEPTA to Spend $100 Million for Positive Train Control

Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:


9) Northumberland, UK to Test System Warning Drivers When Tides Flood Causeway

Link to article in the Northumberland Gazette:

10) New Traffic Center Controls Tyne and Wear Roads

Link to article in The Journal:

News Releases

1) DFW International Airport Named Overall Winner in Regional Routes Airport Marketing Awards

2) South Dakota DOT Announces ClearPath 511

Job Postings

- Operations Supervisor – City of Appleton Valley Transit – Appleton, Wisconsin

- Deputy Executive Director, Administration – Metra – Chicago, Illinois

Upcoming Events

Railway Terminal World Design and Technology Conference – April 18-19 – Vienna

Friday Bonus

A different way to carpool.

Today in Transportation History

1887 **125th anniversary** The Canadian Society of Civil Engineers held its first meeting.


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