Friday, April 13, 2012

Friday, April 13, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 13, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) US Naval Air Systems Command Plans 4G Cell Service Aboard Ships

Link to article on Nextgov:


2) Religious Questions for Non-Photo ID Law in Pennsylvania Draw Fire

Link to Religion News Service article:


3) London Transport Blocks Anti-Gay Ads on Buses

Link to AP article:

4) Bus Staff Suspended After Facebook Moans Against Pensioners

Link to article in The Telegraph:

5) Preparedness and Catastrophic Event Management for the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area

Link to report from the Federal Transit Administration:


6) Smartphone to Car Radio Patent Awarded

Link to article in CEoutlook:


- Request for Proposals – Statewide Traffic Operations Programmatic Support – Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Upcoming Events

NFC Solutions Summit 2012 – May 22-24 – Burlingame, California

Friday Bonus

A beautiful video of Earth as seen from the International Space Station. (view full screen)

Today in Transportation History

1972 **40th anniversary** The US and Canada sign the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. The agreement includes a number of provisions related to shipping on the Great Lakes.

April 15

1912 **100th anniversary** The RMS Titanic sinks after striking an iceberg in the North Atlantic.


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