Friday, November 9, 2012

Friday, November 9, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, November 9, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) How New York's MTA Restored Service … to the Subway Map
Link to article on Transportation Nation:


2) Lack of Coordination Hampering Maritime Safety Efforts in South Africa
Link to article in Engineering News:


3) Urban Mobility Day – Cities Meet Industry
Link to article from ERTICO:

4) Transport Technology Facility Opens in UK
Link to article in Plastics & Rubber Weekly:
Link to news release:


5) National SMS System Successful During Superstorm Sandy
Link to article in Government Technology:

6) iPads Help Virginia Students Learn Dangers of Bad Driving Habits
Link to article in The Roanoke Times:


7) California's MTC Considering Changes to FasTrak, Clipper Info-Storing Policies
Link to article in The Examiner:

8) New York MTA Holds Video Conferences on Fare Hikes – In Empty Rooms
Link to article in the New York Post:

9) Illinois' RTA Launches goroo App
Link to article in Metro:

10) Writer Pens Metra Travel Blog
Link to article in the Morris Daily Herald:


11) Virginia Judge: DMV Can't Revoke Ethnically Offensive Tags
Link to article in The Virginian-Pilot:

12) Australian National Transport Commission Throws Support Behind Cooperative ITS Applications
Link to article in Australian Transport News:

News Releases

 -  Request for Proposals – City of Charlotte, North Carolina – CATS Origin-Destination Study

Upcoming Events
Talking Operations Webcast: Integrating Ridesharing with Transit - The Current State of Practice – November 28

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Today in Transportation History    
1887 **125th anniversary** The United States took possession of Pearl Harbor under a treaty with the Hawaiian Kingdom.

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