Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
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1) Critical Flaws Bared in Aviation Tornado Warning System
Link to article on Climate Central:
2) Virtual Tower May be the Answer at West Virginia Airport
Link to article in The Register-Herald:
3) Virgin Australia to Offer Some Premium Passengers Free Tablets as Test
Link to article in The Australian:
4) Wireless System Could be Installed in Golden Gate Ferries
Link to article in The Examiner:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
5) Five Ex-US DOT Secretaries Map Out a Communications Strategy for Transportation
Link to commentary on Streetsblog Capitol Hill:
6) Jeff Miller and ITS Help Anchorage Address a National Dilemma
Link to article in AUTC Newsletter:
SAFETY / SECURITY
7) Railroads, GOP Try to Delay Crash Prevention Plan
Link to article in Politico:
8) Can Telematics Infotainment Services Be Future-Proofed?
Link to article on Telematics Update:
9) Survey Faults ATMs and MBTA Fare Machines for the Blind in Boston
Link to article in The Boston Globe:
10) China's BYD Unveils Remote Control Car
Vehicle parks itself while driver waits outside and can be summoned in bad weather.
Link to blog on MSN Autos:
2) Survey of Northern Virginia Law Enforcement Reveals Texting While Driving Tops Speeding and Aggressive Driving as Most Dangerous Driver Behavior in Work Zones
- Administrator of Social Media and Electronic Communications – Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority – San Jose, California
- Manager of Marketing and Communications – North County Transit District – Oceanside, California
Webinar: Collecting the Road of Tomorrow – Utah DOT's Imaging/Inventory Project and the Path to Autonomous Vehicles – May 24
Today in Transportation History
1982 **30th anniversary** British forces attack an Argentine submarine and later land on South Georgia.
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