Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, November 29, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) NextGen Air System Jeopardized by Lawmaker Interference
Link to Bloomberg article:
GPS / NAVIGATION
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:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
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:
Link to news release: http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/newsrel/newsrel12/2012_16.htm
6) China's Ministry of Public Safety Orders Deadly Traffic Signals Fixed
Link to article in the Global Times:
SAFETY / SECURITY
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:
Webinar: Keeping Risks in Check - Applying the Updated FHWA Model Systems Engineering Document to Adaptive Signal Control Technology Systems Implementation – December 20
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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