Monday, October 8, 2012

Monday, October 8, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, October 8, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Alaska Airlines Recovering from Computer Outage
Link to story on KING-TV:

2) Pilots Get New Tool to Avoid Bumpy Flights
Link to AP article:

3) Cuddly Interactive Puppet to Help KLM with Difficult Topics
Link to article on Tnooz:


4) Putting Brakes on Ride-Sharing Apps in California
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:


5) NJ Transit Terror-Texting Program Has Resulted in More Than 300 Tips So Far
Link to article in the Asbury Park Press:
Link to NJ Transit television ad:


6) Judge: DC Transit System Must Allow Anti-Jihad Ads
Link to AP article:

7) Long Island Rail Road Escalators Give Riders a Talking-To
Link to article from Newsday:


8) New Traffic Cameras to Provide Erie, Pennsylvania-Area Highway Images
Link to article in the Erie Times-News:

9) 'Smart' Traffic Signals Offer Remedy for Traffic Congestion in New Jersey Meadowlands
Link to article in The Record:


10) GM Moves to Bring Computer Technology In-House
Link to AP article:
Link to news release:

News Releases

 -  Request for Proposals – Procurement, Installation and Integration of a Bus Intelligent Transportation System – Connecticut DOT
 -  Invitation for Technical Dialogue – Danish Lorry Road Pricing Program - Skatteministeriet

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