Friday, April 27, 2012

Friday, April 27, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 27, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Travelers Face Patchwork of Free vs. Paid Wi-Fi
Link to AP article:


2) Flying Sky High
CEO has Iridium at full steam ahead to provide innovative maritime communication solutions.
Link to article in Maritime Reporter:


3) Traffic Technology International – April/May 2012
Link to magazine:


4) Practices to Manage Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


5) US Ban Sought on Cellphone Use While Driving
Link to Reuters article:

6) Tornado Prompts Norman, Oklahoma Schools to Install GPS Radios
Link to story on KWTV-TV:


7) Researchers Tackle Victorian Traffic Systems
Link to article on iTnews:

8) Smartphone App Offers Real-Time Travel Info for Beijing
Link to article in China Daily:


9) The Gadgets That Will Drive Car Demand in China
Link to article in China Daily:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Airport Customer Service Forum 'From Curbside to Aircraft' – June 4-6 – Dubrovnik, Croatia

Friday Bonus  
This is not what is meant by multimodal transportation.

Today in Transportation History    
2002 **10th anniversary** The last usable telemetry was received from Pioneer 10.

2012 The Space Shuttle Enterprise made its final flight.  Here's what I saw as it flew over Jersey City, New Jersey.

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