Thursday, November 29, 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, November 29, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) NextGen Air System Jeopardized by Lawmaker Interference
Link to Bloomberg article:


2) Once Lost, Trimble Finds Direction
Link to story on CNBC's Mad Money with Jim Cramer:


3) Intertraffic World – Annual Showcase 2013
Link to magazine:


4) California DOT Agrees to Greater Public Scrutiny of Expert Panels
Link to article in The Sacramento Bee:

5) California DMV Launches 'Answer Man' Web Video Series
Link to article in Government Technology:


6) China's Ministry of Public Safety Orders Deadly Traffic Signals Fixed
Link to article in the Global Times:


7) Do Safety Message on Electronic Highway Signs Really Help Drivers?
Link to story on WATE-TV:

8) Air Passenger Screening: TSA Needs to Improve Complaint Processes
Link to GAO report:

9) US Department of Homeland Security May Review Superstorm Sandy Warnings
Link to blog in The Washington Post:


10) Insurance Telematics and Data Interpretation
Link to commentary on Telematics Update:


11) How Failed Tcard Project Brought New Life to Apps Development at Transport for New South Wales
Link to article on ZDNet:


12) Future Driving: Controlling a Car with a Wave of the Hand?
Link to blog in The Wall Street Journal:

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Today in Transportation History    
1962 **50th anniversary** France and Great Britain sign a treaty to jointly develop and produce a civil supersonic aircraft.

1987 **25th anniversary** Korean Air Flight 858 exploded in mid-air from a bomb placed on board by North Korean agents.  All 115 people on the flight died.

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