Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Lets American Airlines Pilots Replace 35 Pounds of Paper with iPad Tablets
Link to article in The Dallas Morning News:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/vye2q

2) FedEx Becomes First US Airline to Launch NextGen Trial
Link to article in The Commercial Appeal:

3) Atlanta Mayor Fires Three 'Highly Effective' Airport PR Employees
Link to story on WXIA-TV:

4) NASA Uses Text Analytics to Bolster Aviation Safety
Link to article on SearchBusinessAnalytics:

5) Inflight – Autumn 2012
Link to magazine:


6) Lawsuits Challenge Shielding of Louisiana DOTD Records
Link to AP article:


7) Los Angeles Metrolink Previews $200 Million Crash Prevention System
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:
Link to video from Metrolink: http://youtu.be/GIsQuoFXwe4

8) Georgia Governor Forming Advisory Panel of Teen Drivers
Link to AP article:


9) Volvo, Apps and Fleet Telematics
Link to article on Telematics Update:


10) Sacramento Regional Transit Bus Tracker Goes Mobile
Link to article in the Sacramento Press:

11) Santa Monica, California Debates Content of Bus Ads – Agency Not Allowed to Advertise Nonprofits
Link to story on KPCC Radio:

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