Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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:


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:


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:

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  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

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1982 **30th anniversary** British forces attack an Argentine submarine and later land on South Georgia.

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