Friday, December 14, 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, December 14, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Fixing US Air Traffic Dysfunction Seen in Canadian Example
Link to Bloomberg article:


2) Committee for a Smart New Jersey Holds Symposium Looking at ITS in Garden State
Link to story on Transportation Radio:

3) Thinking Aloud Podcast from Thinking Highways
Link to podcast:


4) Oklahoma Writer Receives National Media Award for Transportation Coverage
Link to article in the AASHTO Journal:


5) Taking Uber for a Test Drive in San Francisco
Link to article on Transportation Nation:


6) Angry Commuters Say NJ Transit's Communication Derailed After Hurricane Sandy
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:

7) Gwinnett Transit to Follow MARTA with Rider Surveillance
Link to story on WXIA-TV:

8) Privacy Advocates Push for Change in How Long Clipper Card Information is Stored
Link to article on Peninsula Press:


9) Gwinnett County, Georgia to Upgrade Traffic Monitoring Center
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:


10) Rearview Camera Requirement Could Boost Vehicle Costs by $200
Link to article in The Detroit News:

11) An In-Depth Look at Ann Arbor's Vehicle-to-Vehicle Pilot
Link to article in Government Technology:

12) Florida Court Strikes Down Law That Banned Loud Music from Cars
Link to article in The Miami Herald:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
I've seen some homes uncomfortably close to major highways, but this sets a new standard.

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Today in Transportation History    
1962 **50th anniversary** Mariner 2 passed within 22,000 miles of Venus, making it the first successful mission to another planet.

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