Thursday, November 22, 2012

Thursday, November 22, 2012



Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, November 22, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

AVIATION

1) FAA's Online Flight Delay Tracker Takes a Dive
Link to article in Politico:

2) East China Air Traffic Management Bureau to Study Computerized Flight Management System
Link to article on Eastday:

CARTOGRAPHY

3) Google Rolls Out Indoor Maps to Desktops
Link to article on ZDNet:

OTHER

4) Could Twitter Help Urban Planners Improve Transport Networks?
Link to article in The Guardian:

5) CBC Traffic Reporter Wins Road Safety Award
Link to CBC News story:

ROADWAYS

6) West Virginia DOT to Install 511 Signs Along Highways
Link to story on WTAP-TV:      

TRANSIT

7) Apple's Maps Mess and BMW Give Boost to Transit App Embark

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

8) Virginia DOT Operations Center Helps Keep Holiday Traffic Moving
Link to story on WVIR-TV:

9) Grant Will Fund 511 Transportation Hotline in San Luis Obispo, California
Link to article in The Tribune:

10) Missouri DOT Looks to Help Black Friday Traffic
Link to story on KMOV-TV:

VEHICLES

11) New Computer System Allows Georgia Drivers to Check DMV Wait Times Online
Link to story on WJBF-TV:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/jb0rR


News Releases


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Today in Transportation History    
1977 **35th anniversary** Air France and British Airways began Concorde service between Europe and New York City.

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