Friday, July 13, 2012

Friday, July 13, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 13, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Airlines with the Most Followers on Twitter and Why It Matters
Link to article on Tnooz:


2) Pro-Palestinian Poster at Metro-North Stations Spurs MTA Official to Seek Ban on Political Ads
Link to article in The Journal News:


3) British Insurance Brokers' Association Predicts Telematics Sales to Hit 500,000 in Two Years
Link to article in Insurance Age:
Link to news release:


4) Clever Devices Acquires Digital Recorders
Link to article in Long Island Business News:
Link to news release:

5) Best Practices in Bus Dispatch
Link to report from the National Center for Transit Research:


6) High-Tech Traffic Management System Takes Off in Chennai Today
Link to article in The Times of India:

7) Qatar Interior Ministry Signs Agreement for Traffic Management Pilot
Link to article in Gulf Times:

8) New Guidelines for UK Motorway Incidents
Link to article on Traffic Technology Today:

9) A Look at Traffic Reporting in Vancouver, British Columbia
Link to article in the South Delta Leader:

10) Makati City, Philippines Launches Twitter Traffic Account, Improved Website
Link to article from the Philippine Information Agency:

11) Transit Voice
A profile of transportation voiceover announcer Bernie Wagenblast.
Link to video on FiOS 1's Push Pause:

Upcoming Events
Symposium: Integrated Corridor Management – Using Technology and Partnership to Maximize Transportation System Capacity – July 24 – Newark, New Jersey

Friday Bonus  
Before cloaking devices could be used for starships, a smaller scale project was tried.

Today in Transportation History    
1977 **35th anniversary** Subways in New York City stopped and Kennedy and LaGuardia airports closed as a power failure hit the city.

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