Thursday, April 19, 2012

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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:


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:,2817,2403132,00.asp

10) Automakers: Your High-Tech Dashboards are Frustrating (and Possibly Dangerous)

Link to commentary on Mashable:

News Releases

1) Bytemobile Builds Out the T-Series Adaptive Traffic Management System

2) Bombardier Unveils New Signaling Solution for Cost Effective Regional Rail Traffic Management

3) San Diego International Airport Launches New Interactive Map

4) OnStar Releases Usage Statistics

5) Survey from Says Over Half of UK Drivers Expect to Switch to Telematics-Based Policy

6) Victoria's First Dedicated Traffic Analysis Research Center Opens

7) DC Metro Release First Video on New Rush+ Service

Upcoming Events

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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