Monday, November 12, 2012

Monday, November 12, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, November 12, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Australian Airports Return to Normal After Check-In Crash
Link to article in The Sydney Morning Herald:

2) San Antonio Airport Unveils Mobile Link for Travelers
Link to article in the San Antonio Express-News:


3) Smartphone Gives Bikes an Automatic Gearbox
Link to article in New Scientist:


4) Senior Citizens Find Their Voice with Nav Systems
Link to column in The Boston Globe:


5) California Highway Patrol Launches Campaign to Fight Driver Drowsiness
Link to article in the San Jose Mercury News:


6) UK Transport Secretary to Ban Pointless Road Signs
Link to article in The Telegraph:


7) MBTA Launches Commuter Rail Ticket App
Link to story on WBUR Radio:

8) Remembrance Day Message Cut from Toronto Transit Commission Buses
Link to article in the Toronto Sun:


9) Warnings Staved Off Traffic Gridlock from George Washington Bridge
Link to article in The Record:

10) Beijing Traffic Control Wows Foreign Journalists
Link to article in China Daily:

11) China Mobile Opens Real-Time Traffic Updates and Mapping for 15 Cities
Link to article on ChinaTechNews:

12) WAMU, WTOP Vie Over DC Traffic Reporting Integrity
Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:


13) Toyota Tests Cars That Communicate with Each Other
Link to AP article:
Link to news release:

14) Ford CEO: 'We're Not Going to Back Off' on Tech-Push
Link to video from Automotive News:

15) Here's Why Toyota Execs are Cautious About Working with Apple
Link to article in Business Insider:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1602 **405th anniversary** Sebastián Vizcaíno became the first known European to sail into San Diego Bay.

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