Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, February 9, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) LightSquared Would Ruin Aviation with System, Carriers Say
Link to Bloomberg article:
Link to news release from Airlines for America:
2) EC Praises Airports for Progress in Dealing with Extreme Weather
Improved coordination and providing passengers with accurate real-time information cited.
Link to article in The Sofia Echo:
Link to news release:
3) Hanoi Builds New Air Traffic Control Center
Link to article on Viet Nam News:
GPS / NAVIGATION
4) Navigation App Waze Gets Limited Voice Controls
Link to column on CNET News:
5) Critical for the Opening Arctic: A Bering Strait Vessel Traffic Service
Link to commentary on Alaska Dispatch:
6) News from DutchMobility.com
- Hidden Images Can Affect Your Driving Speed
- Belgium Leads with New SMS Parking Applications
7) GEWI 20th Anniversary – January/February 2012 Newsletter
Link to newsletter:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
8) Reporters Locked Out of Nigeria's Busiest Airport
Link to AP article:
Link to news release from the Committee to Protect Journalists:
9) Transportation Expo Provides Southern Utah Residents with Information on Traffic
Link to article on St. George News:
SAFETY / SECURITY
10) NJ Transit Presented with Recommendations to Reduce Train-Related Deaths
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:
Link to report:
11) Telematics and the Rise of In-Car Internet Radio: Part I
Link to article on Telematics Update:
12) Riders Blast NJ Transit Over On-Time Performance, Handling of Service Interruptions
Agency's website gets highest ranking; will use Facebook, Twitter to improve information flow.
Link to article in the Asbury Park Press:
Link to survey results:
13) Inside Smellvertising, the Scented Advertising Tactic Coming Soon to a City Near You
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:
14) Some Ford Owners to Get Touch-Screen Software Fix Soon
Changes will make system easier, and less distracting, to use.
Link to article in USA Today:
New York International Auto Show – April 6-15 – New York City
Today in Transportation History
1912 **100th anniversary** Thomas Hinman Moorer, who served as the US Navy's Chief of Naval Operations and as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was born in Mount Willing, Alabama.
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