Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Airport Chatter Aims to Remove Hassle from Navigating an Airport

Link to story on MSNBC:

Link to Airport Chatter:

2) Boeing: Transform Pilot Training to Fulfill NextGen Vision

Link to article in Air Traffic Management:


3) Asia Pacific ITS Forum Attracts Huge Participation

Link to Bernama article:

4) Linking Community Visioning and Highway Capacity Planning

Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


5) West Virginia DOT Using Social Media to Keep Public Informed

Link to story on WBOY-TV:

6) Pinterest for Government: Is It Worthwhile?

Link to article from Government Technology:

7) Defining Social Media as What It is: Mobile Media

Link to Talking Transportation blog:


8) Fork in the Road on Driver Distractions

Link to article in Politico:


9) New York City Taxis Getting New Technology to Help Visually Impaired

Link to story on WCBS-AM Radio:


10) Analyst Says Traffic is Key Telematics Application

Link to article in automotiveIT International:

11) Telematics and the Hybrid Approach to Content Delivery

Link to article on Telematics Update:


12) Could State Transportation Agencies Accused of Patent Infringement Use Constitution as Defense?

Link to blog on The Huffington Post:


13) Keeping Las Vegas Moving

A look at traffic management in the Nevada city.

Link to video from PBS's America Revealed:

14) Improved US DOT Collaboration and Communication Could Enhance the Use of Technology to Manage Congestion

Link to report from the US Government Accountability Office:


15) Trucks Need Technology to Prevent 'Blind-Spot' Deaths

Link to article in IFW:

News Releases

1) Missouri Hosts 2012 National Work Zone Awareness Kickoff

2) Survey Reveals Airports Deliver Most Attractive Audience to Advertisers

3) Honeywell and Inmarsat to Modernize Global In-Flight Connectivity

4) Garmin Expands Global Presence in Automotive OEM Space with New Offices in China, Germany and Japan

5) Ford Launches Documentary Series, Education Push and Electric Car to Help Customers Make Greener Shift

Job Postings

- Transit Planner – Jacobs Engineering – Deerfield Beach, Florida

- General Manager – Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority – Topeka, Kansas

Upcoming Events

Webinar: Talking Operations - Use of Social Media During Weather Events – April 19

Today in Transportation History

1912 **100th anniversary** The RMS Carpathia brings survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City.


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