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:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
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:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
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:
2) Mentor Engineering Selected to Provide Comprehensive Intelligent Transportation Systems for Multiple Agencies
I've seen some homes uncomfortably close to major highways, but this sets a new standard.
Webinar: New Horizons in Transit from East to West - Innovative Agencies Around the US – December 18
http://www.itsa.org/events/webinarseries (scroll down)
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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