Thursday, July 26, 2012

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, July 26, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) West Virginia's Yeager Airport Launches Logo; App Coming
Link to article in The Charleston Gazette:

2) Washington State DOT Responds to Public Outcry Over Airport Beacon
Link to article in the Methow Valley News:

3) MIT, Avidyne Get $4 Million to Study ADS-B Traffic Alerting
Link to article in Flying:

4) Air Traffic in the Cloud
Link to article in Fast Company:

5) Articles from July Issue of AeroSafety World
 -  Sources of Friction – Survey Explores Safety-Related Communication Between Pilots and Flight Attendants
 -  Driven to Distraction – Not Only an Issue for Drivers

6) Amid the Kiosks, Elite Treatment from a Gate Agent
Link to column in The Wall Street Journal:


7) Washington State DOT Blacks Out Traffic Cams for Obama Departure
Link to story on KING-TV:

8) San Francisco Street Sweepers May Ticket Illegal Parkers
Link to article in The Examiner:


9) Arkansas Highway Department Vehicles to Get GPS Devices
Link to Arkansas News Bureau article:

10) New Satellites Could Make GPS Harder to Jam
Link to article in Wired:


11) New Network Link Will Save Time at Sea for US Navy
Link to article in Navy Times:

12) Fleet Management and Operations: Software and Communications (Too)
Link to article in Marine News:


13) Chatype: Chattanooga, Tennessee Owns the Nation's First Municipal Font
Link to article in Governing:

14) News from ERTICO
 -  The ERTICO – ITS Europe Partnership
 -  ITS Lessons from the Land of the Rising Sun
 -  Farewell to a Renaissance Man: Job Klijnhout
 -  Interview with Prof. Dr. Orhan Alankuş of Okan University

15) ERTICO eMagazine – July 2012
Link to publication:


16) Indiana DOT's Renumbering of I-69 Exits and Mile Markers Not Quite Exact
Link to article in The Journal Gazette:


17) ACLU Appeals Decision Over Sound Transit Ad
Link to AP article:

18) Form and Function
From entertainment to information, the latest trends in rail carriage interiors.
Link to article in Future Rail:

19) 'Canopy' Gives Subway Trains an Outside View
Link to article on CNET News:

20) Visualizing the New York Subway System's 'Data Exhaust'
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


21) Texans Get Back on the Road with Online Service
Link to article in Government Technology:

22) Harman Lets You Control Your Car Through Kinect-Style Gestures
Link to blog on Recombu:

News Releases

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Today in Transportation History    
1912 **100th anniversary** The first radio communication between an airplane and a US Navy ship took place.

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