Transportation Communications Newsletter
Monday, November 5, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
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1) FAA OKs New Flight Paths for Landings at Seattle-Tacoma Airport
Program will use satellite-guided technology and result in fuel savings.
Link to article in The Seattle Times:
2) FAA Advances NextGen Data Comm, Voice System Acquisitions
Link to article in Aviation International News:
3) Asian Airport Operators a New Tech Frontier for Amadeus
Link to article in the Bangkok Post:
4) (Don't Get) Lost in Translation – Mastering the Language of Aviation
Link to article in FAA Safety Briefing:
5) Cyclists' GPS Data Used to Improve Cycle Infrastructure in Fort Collins, Colorado
Link to article on road.cc:
6) These Remotely Operated Boats Will Defend US Harbors – with Surface-to-Air Missiles
Link to article on Gizmodo:
7) Adding a Bit of Intelligence to Transportation
Link to article in Connected World:
8) Urban Mobility Day – European Commission's Expert Group on ITS for Urban Areas
Link to article from ERTICO:
9) Bookstores in Transportation Centers Take Cues from Indies
Link to article in Publishers Weekly:
10) South Carolina DOT Customer Service Center Handles Agency Calls
Link to article in The Connector:
11) Indiana DOT, Purdue Partner on Program to Match Accidents, Damage Reports
Link to article in the Journal and Courier:
12) US DOT Anticipates 400 Reports Annually of 'Close Calls' from DC Transit Authority Employees
Link to article in Government Security News:
13) Metrobus Won't Allow Public to View Video of Accidents
Link to story on WRC-TV:
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14) Georgia 511 System, Traffic Cameras, Navigator Website Out of Order
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
15) Your Local Traffic Report … From Hundreds of Miles Away
Link to article in The Washington Post:
16) WTOP Thinks Traffic Reports Should Be Home-Grown, But Does It Matter?
Link to blog on DCist:
17) Seattle Offers Number of Online Resources to Track Winter Weather
Link to CHS Capitol Hill Seattle blog:
18) Silicon Valley Technology Could Be Key to Connect Cars for Safer Driving
Link to article on SiliconValley.com:
19) Loss Aversion to Road User Charging and the Autonomous Vehicle
Link to Grush Hour blog:
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- Call for Papers – 9th European ITS Congress – ITS Ireland
- Exhibition and Sponsor Opportunities – 9th ITS European Congress – ITS Ireland
Webinar: Inrix Data as a Tool to Meet New US Federal Requirements – November 14
Today in Transportation History
1967 **45th anniversary** In Lewisham, England a passenger train derailed at the Hither Green Station. The crash killed 49 people and injured 78.
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