Friday, August 17, 2012

Friday, August 17, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, August 17, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Olympics Provided UK with Air Traffic Control Showcase
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

2) Virgin America Offers In-Flight Voter Registration App Until November
Link to blog in the Los Angeles Times:

3) Tallahassee Airport Picks Atlanta Firm for Website Work
Link to column in the Tallahassee Democrat:

4) Guidebook for Implementing ITS Elements to Improve Airport Traveler Access Information
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


5) Mystery of Covered Pedestrian Traffic Signal in Woodbridge, New Jersey Solved
Link to article in the Home News Tribune:


6) Text Messages Making Kansas DMV Wait Shorter
Link to story on KSNT-TV:

7) An App to Transport Ride-Sharing to the Road
Link to column in The New York Times:


8) TSA Researches Avatars for Airport Security Checkpoints
Link to article in InformationWeek:

9) Study: Singing in the Car Makes You a Worse Driver
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:
Link to article abstract in Accident Analysis & Prevention:


10) Wi-Fi on Buses and Trains: Better Service Ahead
Link to article in PCWorld:


11) IBM to Introduce Real-Time Traffic Alerts System on Phones in Kenya
Link to article on Newstime Africa:


12) NHTSA Sets Standards for Data Collected from Black Boxes in Cars
Link to article in The New York Times:

13) Cash-Strapped New Mexico MVD Stalling Online License Renewal System
Link to article in the Santa Fe New Mexican:

14) Roger C. Lanctot on In-Vehicle Connectivity
Link to interview on Navibiz:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Connected Vehicle Safety Program Workshop – September 25-27 – Chicago

Friday Bonus  
You've probably heard of Galloping Gertie, the bridge which collapsed during a strong wind.  Meet its highway sign counterpart.

Today in Transportation History    
1962 **50th anniversary** The UK Royal Navy's HMS Penelope was launched.  The ship later served in the Ecuadorian Navy as the Presidente Eloy Alfaro.

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