Monday, October 15, 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, October 15, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Learning from Atlanta
A look at the user-friendly design of Hartsfield-Jackson's new international terminal.
Link to article in Airport World:

2) The iPad Kiosk: Landing at an Airport Near You
Link to article in CIO:

3) Singapore Changi Airport Launches High-Definition App for Apple iPad
Link to article in Airport World:
Link to news release:


4) South African Political Party Seeks Access to Gauteng ETC Contract
Link to article in The Citizen:

5) Thank the Cold War for E-ZPass Technology
Link to column in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:


6) Rockwell Collins to Develop US Navy Technology to Track GPS Jamming Signals
Link to article in The Gazette:
Link to news release:


7) The Weather Channel Debuts 'Coast Guard Florida'
Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:

8) Hong Kong Maritime Tragedy Revives Old Questions About State Media
Link to editorial in The China Post:


9) Articles from September Issue of Texas Transportation Researcher
 -  Highway Signs and the TTI/TxDOT Relationship
 -  New Approaches to Traditional Research: Collecting and Analyzing Travel Data for TxDOT
 -  Providing Positive Protection for Work Zones


10) Take an Audio Tour of New York's Grand Central Terminal
Link to article in The Boston Globe:


11) North Carolina DOT to Install Advanced Warning System on I-277
Link to story on WSOC-TV:
Link to news release:


12) Analysis Modeling, and Simulation for Traffic Incident Management Applications
Link to report from FHWA:


13) US Judge Explains Decision to Force DC Transit System to Display Anti-Jihad Ads
Link to AP article:
Link to opinion from the US District Court for the District of Columbia:

14) Experts Say Pittsburgh Transit Has Potential to Be 'Smart' Transportation System
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

15) Dubai Transport Officials Planning to Roll Out Mobile Payments
Link to article on 7Days in Dubai:
Link to news release:


16) Kansas DOT's WICHway Recognized for Outstanding Achievement
Link to story on KSNW-TV:

17) Audit Shows Kuala Lumpur Traffic Info System 'Unsatisfactory', Lacked Cost-Benefit Study
Link to article on The Malaysian Insider:

News Releases

 -  Comments Sought – Field Test of Application No. 7 Report of the Results (Emergency Brake Lights Warning) – ACECR at Sharif University of Technology

Upcoming Events
2012 Committee for a Smart New Jersey Symposium – November 8 – Piscataway, New Jersey

Today in Transportation History    
1962 **50th anniversary** A US U2 flight over Cuba took the first pictures of Soviet missile sites on the island.

1997 **15th anniversary** ThrustSSC set a new land speed record in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada.  The jet-powered vehicle reached 763 mph (1,228 km/h).

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