Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, April 12, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Virgin America Launches Its Own TV Channel
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/NiFSc
2) Seat-Review Sites Put Airline Passengers in Prime Position
Link to story on CNN:
3) Higher Contrast Assists the Visually Impaired Bicycle Rider
Link to article on DutchMobility.com:
4) Motionloft Sensors to Track Foot, Car and Bicycle Traffic
Link to blog on Co.Exist:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
5) Pinterest as a Transportation Tool – Useful or Just Interesting?
Link to Talking Transportation blog:
SAFETY / SECURITY
6) Amish in Kentucky Now Allowed to Use Reflective Tape Rather than Fluorescent Triangle on Buggies
Link to AP article:
7) Twitter Complaints Upset Calgary Transit Bus Drivers
Link to article in the Calgary Herald:
8) Report Faults Long Island Rail Road for Communication Problems During Signal Outage
Link to article in the New York Post:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/131RP
9) Foes of Expansion of Oregon Bus Rapid Transit Lines Use Ads on Buses to Spread Message
Link to article in The Register-Guard:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
10) Los Angeles Signs, Designed to Inform Drivers About Dodger Stadium Traffic, Remain Dark Two Years After Installation
Link to article on The Eastsider LA:
11) Mimicking Apple, Lexus Creates a 'Genius Bar' of Tech Specialists
Link to article in Forbes:
12) Workaround for Electric Vehicles Allows Easier Radio Listening
Link to article on Earthtechling:
WTS NC Triangle Chapter 14th Annual Awards and Scholarship Gala – April 25 – Raleigh, North Carolina
Today in Transportation History
1862 **150th anniversary** The Great Locomotive Chase took place in Georgia during the Civil War.
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