Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, May 4, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Spirit Airlines Gets a Lift from Edgy Ad Campaigns, Free Publicity
Link to column in Investor's Business Daily:
2) Articles from May 2012 Issue of Airport Industry Review
- Believing in Biometrics
- Eyes to the Sky – Germany's DFS Tells How Latest System Upgrade Improved Operations
3) Goodbye, FastLane. Hello, E-ZPass – Massachusetts to Rename Express Toll System
Link to article in The Boston Globe:
4) Port of Tacoma Rebranding, Updating Logo
Link to article in The News Tribune:
5) US DOT's ITS Professional Capacity Building Program Offering Free ITS Standards Training
Link to additional information:
6) FHWA Knowledge Sharing Community Site Launches in SharePoint 2010 Platform
Link to site:
7) How Twitter Helped One Man Become Chicago's Most Popular Cab Driver
Link to article on The Atlantic Cities:
8) Tax Dollars Fueling Ads for Rail Transit Plan in Jackson County, Missouri
Link to article in The Kansas City Star:
9) Moveuskadi Implements on the Cloud Model for Transit Data Interconnection
Link to article from ERTICO:
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10) University of Arizona Engineers Help Demonstrate Emergency Responder Traffic System in Anthem
Link to article in Arizona Engineer:
11) First Car Audio NFC Device?
Link to article in CEoutook:
12) Principles for a Connected Vehicle Environment
Link to further information from US DOT's ITS Joint Program Office:
1) Growing with Technology, Telematics is Now a Must Have Tool of Trade for Heavy Vehicle Transport Industry
Link to video: http://youtu.be/HBXQBFblfk4
Innovations in Traffic Flow Theory, Highway Capacity, and Quality of Service Symposium – June 19-22 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Next time you pine for the good old days, think about what it was like before snow plows were invented.
Today in Transportation History
1982 **30th anniversary** The British destroyer, HMS Sheffield was sunk after being hit by an Exocet missile during the Falklands War.
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