Friday, May 4, 2012

Friday, May 4, 2012

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:


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:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Innovations in Traffic Flow Theory, Highway Capacity, and Quality of Service Symposium – June 19-22 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Friday Bonus  
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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