Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, April 19, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) EU Parliament Endorses New Air Traveler Data Accord with US
Link to Bloomberg article:
2) Articles from AeroSafety World – April 2012
- Experts Explore More Dependable Ways to Locate Flight Recorders (page 26)
- Voluntary Use of ADS-B Transmitters on Airport Ground Vehicles Will Cut Risks (page 34)
- Pilots Need Specific Guidelines for Deciding How Much to Rely on Automation (page 40)
3) Galway, Ireland Investigating if Taxi Computer System Can Affect Lights at Pedestrian Crossings
Link to article in The Irish Times:
4) Streetline Wants to be Your Parking Savior
Link to article on Co.Exist:
5) Pittsburgh Area Public Transit to Display Alcohol Ads
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
6) New York City Prize for Subway App that Works While Underground
Link to blog on Transportation Nation:
Link to further information on Embark NYC: http://goo.gl/bbDxI
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7) Gwinnett County, Georgia Hopes Traffic Cameras Will Help Ease Congestion
Link to story on WSB-TV:
8) Top Five Ways High-Tech Can Help Curb Crappy Highway Congestion
Link to blog in Network World:
9) Next-Gen Ford Sync Could Include Netflix, Hulu
Link to article in PC Magazine:
10) Automakers: Your High-Tech Dashboards are Frustrating (and Possibly Dangerous)
Link to commentary on Mashable:
5th Polish ITS Congress – May 22-23 – Warsaw
Today in Transportation History
1877 **135th anniversary** Ole Evinrude was born in Norway. Evinrude invented the first practical outboard motor.
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