Monday, April 16, 2012

Monday, April 16, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, April 16, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Bottleneck Threatens Air Traffic Across Middle East and North Africa

Link to article in The National:

2) Implementing NextGen Technology a 'Mindset'

Link to article in Air Transport World:


3) Presentations from ITS-NY Forum 'Managing Weather-Related Events with ITS Technology'

Link to presentations: (scroll down)

4) Latest Pew Study Gives Further Evidence That It's a Mobile World

Link to Talking Transportation blog:


5) Washington Justices: Accident Reports are Public Record

Link to AP article:

6) FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information – Sloppy and Stupid

Link to commentary on TOLLROADSnews:


7) Speech by EU Vice President and Commissioner for Transport on Using Better Rail Traffic Management

Link to text of remarks:


8) Ford Survey Shows Distracted Driving Isn't Just a US Problem

Link to article in Automotive News:

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9) IBM, Honda Try Connecting Electric Vehicles Directly to Utilities

Link to article on Greentech Media:


10) Dubai's RTA Simplifies Bus Schedule and Route Maps

Link to article in Gulf News:


11) Tsunami Alert Exposes Traffic Management Problems in Sri Lanka

Link to article in the Sunday Island:

12) Metro Traffic Watch Program to be Launched in Manila

Link to article in the Manila Bulletin:

13) Indian Traffic Monitoring Firm Birds Eye Gets Angel Funding; Plans Expansion

Link to article in Mint:


14) QNX Joins Car Connectivity Consortium

Link to article in automotiveIT International:

News Releases

1) US DOT Releases Survey Analysis Showing Young People are Least Likely to Speak Up About Distracted Driving as Passengers

2) Towards a Single European Rail Area: the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS)

3) PBS Series America Revealed to focus on Transportation in Next Episode

4) Inrix Traffic App Debuts on Windows 8 Consumer Preview

5) Introducing Waze's Free HD Citizen Traffic Reporting for TV

Upcoming Events

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Today in Transportation History

1912 **100th anniversary** Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English Channel.


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