Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, May 10, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Floating Robots Use GPS-Enabled Smartphones to Track Water Flow
Link to article in R&D:
2) Smart Parking Revisited – Lessons from the Pioneers
Link to article in Planning:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
3) WMATA Still Says Blogs Aren't News Media
Link to Greater Greater Washington blog:
4) Google, MBTA Debut Innovative Station Indoor Maps
Link to Commonwealth Conversations blog:
5) Metro Train Announcements: Readers Give It a Shot
Link to blog in The Washington Post:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
6) Ohio DOT Finally Concedes Electronic Signs Aren't Working
Link to column in the Akron Beacon Journal:
4) Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces Changes to Positive Train Control Regulations that Will Ensure Safety, Allow Flexibility and Save Money
6) FAA Taps ITT Corp. and GE’s Naverus to Develop NextGen Procedures Enhancing Benefits to Traveling Public
Webinar: Overview of FHWA Traffic Incident Management/Planned Special Events Peer-to-Peer Program – June 5
Today in Transportation History
1869 The first Transcontinental Railroad is completed at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory with the driving of a golden spike.
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