Friday, April 6, 2012

Friday, April 6, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 6, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

Happy Easter and Zissen Pesach!


1) Senator Charles Schumer Pushes for Rule Requiring Airlines to Include Carry On Fees in Price Quotes

Link to article in The Hill:

Link to news release:


2) Delivering Infrastructure Investments with Project Portfolio Management

Link to recorded webinar from Oracle:


3) Transportation's Messaging Problem

Link to commentary in Governing:


4) Smile and Say Hello, Senator Harry Reid Tells TSA Workers

Link to article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal:

5) Too Drunk to Drive, But Still Wanna Get Your Car Home? There's an App for That

Link to article on TechCrunch:


6) Evolution of ITS for Mobility Management and Coordination Serving California's Rural Frontier

Link to report from the Federal Transit Administration:


7) GM Sees Self-Driving Cars Sooner, Not Later

Link to article in Fortune:

8) TRW Says Touch-Pad Sensor Reads Letters, Reduces Distraction

Link to article in Automotive News:

Link to news release:

9) Cue the Touch Screen: Telematics Get Pride of Place in Refreshed Cadillac SRX

Link to blog in The New York Times:

News Releases

1) TRANSCAER Names National Award Recipients

2) Beat the Traffic 2.0 for iOS with New, Personalized Routes Hits the Streets


- Request for Proposal – GPS Probe-Based Traffic Data Vendor Services in the San Francisco Bay Area – SAIC

Upcoming Events

Webcast: Introduction to Vision in Intelligent Transportation Systems – April 17

Friday Bonus

Honda's latest anti-theft device uses persuasion to deter thieves.

Today in Transportation History

1652 **360th anniversary** Dutch explorer Jan van Riebeeck established a supply base at the Cape of Good Hope. The site became Cape Town.


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