Monday, July 30, 2012

Monday, July 30, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, July 30, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Creepy Computer-Generated Avatar Greets Travelers at Newark Liberty
Link to story on WCBS-TV:

2) Avionics: A CO Detector that Navigates
Link to article in AOPA Pilot:

3) US Airways Hopes to Make Buying on Planes Easier
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:


4) US Senator Wants to Require Warrant for GPS Tracking in Cybersecurity Bill
Link to article in The Hill:

5) Twitter Disrupts GPS Systems of Olympic Cyclers
Link to AP article:


6) Officials Move to Link Cameras at Three Connecticut Ports
Link to article in the New Haven Register:


7) A New App, Chirp, Lets You Send Pictures, Text Via Sound
Link to article in Computerworld:

8) AASHTO Transportation TV Profile: Bernie Wagenblast
Link to video:


9) Protecting Pedestrians Distracted by Their Electronic Devices: How Far Should Communities Go?
Link to AP article:


10) Sacre Bleu! Campaign to End Public Transport Rudeness in France
Link to article on

11) City of Ann Arbor, Michigan Launches Transportation Blog
Link to article in the Ann Arbor Journal:

12) IBTTA and the Media
Link to commentary on TOLLROADSnews:


13) Massachusetts Transportation Bill Would Block MBTA Station Naming Rights
Link to article on South End Patch:

14) Art for Commuters: Toronto Subway Video Screens Display 'Flip Books' by Local Artists
Link to article in the Toronto Star:

15) Bus Riders and Invasive Advertising
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


16) Deadly I-75 Crashes in Florida Show Lessons Not Learned from 2008 Incident
Link to article in The Gainesville Sun:

17) Interview with Houston Traffic Reporter Lanny Griffith
Link to interview on Houston Press:

18) Gamers Take Fresh Approach to Easing Traffic, Economic Gridlock
Link to column in the Chicago Tribune:

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