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
http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0c6223e3#/0c6223e3/33 (continues through page 61)
- 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:
GPS / NAVIGATION
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:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
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:
National Business Aviation Association Annual Meeting & Convention – October 30-November 1 – Orlando
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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