Monday, September 24, 2012

Monday, September 24, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 24, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Expert: India Could Lease Satellite-Based Air Traffic System to Neighbors
Link to article in The Economic Times:

2) 'Black Box' Expert Uncovers Airplane Crash Mysteries
Link to article in Government Executive:


3) I-PASS Transponders May Be Breaking Their Silence
Link to article in the Daily Herald:

4) Illinois Tollway Procures New Toll Operations Services from Charities for the Blind, Mentally Ill, Disabled
Link to article on TOLLROADSnews:


5) US Senator Calls for National GPS Standards Following Uptick in Trucks Hitting Bridges
Link to story on WINS and WCBS-AM Radio:

6) Delhi Autorickshaw Owners Tell Government GPS Installation Costs Unbearable
Link to Press Trust of India article:


7) New Maritime Surveillance System Improves Coastal Picture for Tanzania
Link to article in IHS Jane's:


8) ERTICO eMagazine – September 2012
Link to publication:


9) Minnesota Campaign Aims to Clear Way for Pedestrians
Link to article in the Duluth News Tribune:


10) Two Determined Women Keep MADD's Message Front and Center
Link to article in the New Haven Register:


11) Maine Addresses Problematic Bangor Intersection with Radar Warning
Link to article in the Bangor Daily News:

12) Digital Maps Assist Emergency Responders in Rural Virginia
Link to article in Government Technology:


13) Safe Taxi GPS Alarm App is a Panic Button for Taxi Passengers
Link to article on Chip Chick:


14) Devices Map Your Driving Habits, Can Help Save Money on Insurance Premiums
Link to article from the Chicago Tribune:


15) Transit Updates from the National Rural ITS Conference
Link to article on The Transit Wire:

16) High-Tech Intercoms Being Installed in New York City Subways
Link to article in the Daily News:


17) Indian Company Provides a 'Bird's Eye' View on Traffic
Link to article in Business Line:

18) Nevada DOT Adds Travel Time Signs to I-80
Link to article in the Daily Sparks Tribune:


19) What's New in Driverless Vehicles
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

20) Google Car Zooms Toward Legal Status
Link to article in The Bay Citizen:

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1852 **160th anniversary** The first steam-powered airship traveled nearly 17 miles in France.

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