Friday, October 12, 2012

Friday, October 12, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 12, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA to Test Data-Communication Innovations with Federal Express, United and Delta Airlines
Link to article on Avionics Intelligence:

2) Articles from Airport World
 -  Special Report: Marketing & Communications
 -  The Power of Communication
 -  Airports Must Become Tech Savvy or Get Left Behind

3) Pub Near Dulles Airport Lets Patrons Listen In as Air-Traffic Controllers Talk to Pilots
Link to article in The Washington Post:


4) Bike-Counter Installed at Seattle's Fremont Bridge
Link to article on seattlepi:


5) Washington State DOT Camera Spots More Than Just Traffic
Link to story on KOMO-TV:


6) Two Satellites Launched from French Guiana for Europe's Galileo Navigation System
Link to AP article:

7) GPS Apps That Fight Obsolescence
Link to article in The New York Times:


8) Some Pennsylvania DOT Centers Providing Wrong Information About State's Voter ID Law
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:


9) FHWA Launches New Information-Sharing Initiative to Help Local Public Agencies Manage Their Federal-Aid Projects
Link to article in Public Roads:

10) Blue Scholars Team with Sound Transit on Train Safety Video
Link to blog in the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce:


11) New Jersey Agri-Tourism Signing Program Ramping Up
Link to story on WKXW Radio:


12) Topeka Metro Offering More High-Tech Services
Link to article in The Capital-Journal:

13) How the Chicago Transit Authority Leverages Twitter, Social Media
Link to blog in Urgent Communications:


14) Nissan's New Safety Tech Knows When You Hit the Gas By Mistake
Link to article on The Car Connection:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
National Business Aviation Association Annual Meeting & Convention – October 30-November 1 – Orlando

Friday Bonus  
Perhaps this could revive the idea of drive-in movies.

Today in Transportation History    
1962 **50th anniversary**
The Bridge of the Americas opened over the Panama Canal.

The Columbus Day Storm hit the North American west coast. 

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