Thursday, June 21, 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, June 21, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

The Quality Assurance program will embed data validation in INRIX's data license contracts, with experienced independent validators using proven and well documented methods established and used by the I-95 Corridor Coalition over the past four years. Find out how a QA Program would be created and executed for your agency. Register now for the June 28, 1:30 - 3:00 pm EDT webinar.  


1) Report: FAA Test Questions Should be Public
Link to article on AVweb:

2) India Airports Upgrade Traffic Control System
Link to IANS article:

3) Anheuser-Busch Files to Trademark 42 US Airport Codes
Link to story on Fox News:

4) 'Active Collaboration' Key to Improving Door-to-Door Experience
Link to article on Future Travel Experience:


5) City Audit Details Flaws in Seattle Police In-Car Video System, Recommends Fixes
Link to article in The Seattle Times:


6) Demand Still High for West Virginia's Printed Maps
Link to article in the Charleston Daily Mail:

7) The Next Generation of Maps
Link to NPR's On Point:


8) 3M to Expand Electronic Tolling Business with Purchase of Federal Signal Technologies Group
Link to article in The Journal of Commerce:
Link to news release:


9) Traffic Technology International – June/July 2012
Link to magazine:


10) Mobile Parking Service Pango Makes Official US Debut with New App, 'Smart Garage' in New York City
Link to article on TechCrunch:


11) Utah Legislators Decline to Outlaw 'Distracted Walking'
Link to article in The Salt Lake Tribune:

12) Smart Pavement Will Tell You the Weather, Offer Coupons
Link to article in Fast Company:


13) California High-Speed Rail Aiming to Take Its Message Viral
Link to article on Transportation Nation:


14) GPS Study Show Drivers Will Slow Down, at a Cost
Link to story on NPR's Morning Edition:

15) Survey: Majority of Americans Unaware of Local Emergency Communications
Link to article on SecurityInfoWatch:


16) Bus Operator RATP London United Reports Improved Safety, Lower Fuel Costs on MiX Telematics Project
Link to article in Transport Engineer:


17) Online Bus Tracker Attracts Modest Number of New Riders in Chicago
Link to article in Forbes:

18) Quest to Find Voice for Queensland's Gold Coast Light Rail
Link to article in the Gold Coast Bulletin:


19) Microsoft Adds Car Integration in Windows Phone 8
Link to article on CEoutlook:

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  ITS Project Manager-Transportation/Traffic Engineer – Atkins North America – Richmond, Virginia
 -  ITS Senior Traffic Design Engineer – Atkins North America – Tampa, Florida
 -   Senior Tolls Analyst II – Atkins North America – Atlanta, Georgia

Upcoming Events
Workshop: Information and Reservation Services for Safe and Secure Parking of Trucks and Commercial Vehicles – June 28 – Brussels

Today in Transportation History    
1942 **70th anniversary** A Japanese submarine attacked Fort Stevens in Oregon during World War II. 

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