Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, June 21, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
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1) Report: FAA Test Questions Should be Public
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2) India Airports Upgrade Traffic Control System
Link to IANS article:
3) Anheuser-Busch Files to Trademark 42 US Airport Codes
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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:
Link to report: http://www.seattle.gov/audit/docs/SPDICVFinalReport062012.pdf
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: http://goo.gl/NOsjh
9) Traffic Technology International – June/July 2012
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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:
SAFETY / SECURITY
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:
15) Carson City's Transit Agency Uses RouteMatch Software's End-to-End ITS Solution to Deliver Integrated Paratransit, Fixed Route and Traveler Information Services
17) State of Colorado Wins Silver Communicator Award for 'Save Time, Renew Online' Campaign with Guy VROOM
- 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
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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