Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, May 3, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
IBTTA Organization Management Workshop – June 17-19 in San Francisco
This event is taking on a new focus this year. You can learn more in this audio update. To view the preliminary agenda, make your hotel reservation and to register, just go to www.ibtta.org/sanfrancisco. The special hotel rate expires May 23.
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1) FAA Issues Warning to Passenger Who Filmed Bird Strike
Link to story on CNN:
2) Rethinking the Lowly Boarding Pass
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:
3) After the Plane Gets You to the Airport, an App Comes in Handy
Link to article in The New York Times:
4) Obama Administration Urges Freer Access to Cellphone Records
Justice Department official says warrant shouldn't be needed to obtain cell data on movement of a suspect.
Link to Reuters article:
5) TRA 2012: Greener, Safer and Smarter Surface Transport for Europe
Link to article from ERTICO:
6) New Inquiry into 'Puffin' Pedestrians Crossings Amid Safety Fears
Link to article in The Telegraph:
7) How the Blind are Reinventing the iPhone
Link to article in The Atlantic:
8) The Prius V and Its Entune System
Link to blog in The New York Times:
9) Public Transport Victoria to Pull New iPhone App, Replace It with Old One
Link to story on 774 ABC Radio Melbourne:
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10) Intelligent Transportation System to be Installed Along Ottawa Road 174
Link to story on CFRA Radio:
11) Eight 'Killer New Car App' Features for 2013
Link to article in Forbes:
4) Delaware Memorial Bridge Spans Social Media Twitter Page @demembridge Features Bridge Information, Travel Updates
Dynamic Mobility Applications and Data Capture Management Programs – May 24 – National Harbor, Maryland
Today in Transportation History
1952 **60th anniversary** The first airplane landing took place at the North Pole. The plane was piloted by Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict.
1962 **50th anniversary** A crash involving three trains killed 160 people near Mikawashima Station in Tokyo.
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