Monday, December 24, 2012

Monday, December 24, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, December 24, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) US DOT Inspector General to Study Staffing at Air Traffic Control Facilities
Link to Bloomberg article:

2) Airport Cuisine at the Touch of a Screen
Link to story on CNN:

3) Technology's Impact on Passenger Facilitation at Airports
Link to article in Airport World:


4) Vessel Traffic Management System Being Built Along Ghana's Coast
Link to article on GhanaWeb:


5) Train Safety Too Costly for Some Chicago Suburbs
Link to article in the Daily Herald:


6) Faded Marks on Scotland Roads Put Lives at Risk
Link to article in The Scotsman:


7) Toledo Bus Riders to Get Real-Time Updates by Phone, Signs
Link to article in The Blade:

8) New Software System Proposed for Nashua, New Hampshire Buses
Link to article in the New Hampshire Union Leader:

9) Experimental Bus-Guidance System on Hold in Oregon
Link to article in The Register-Guard:

10) Providing an Alternative to Google and Apple, Transit Hopes to Be Your Next Routing App
Link to article on BetaKit:

11) A Look Back at the Year in Transit Technology
Link to article on The Transit Wire:


12) Electronic Signs for George Washington Bridge to Be Updated
Link to article in the Times Herald-Record:

13) Forecasting and Delivery of Highway Travel-Time Reliability Information
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:

14) Evaluating Alternative Operations Strategies to Improve Travel-Time Reliability
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


15) Carmakers Developing High-Tech Sensors for Drivers
Link to story on Marketplace:

16) Think How Much Smarter Your Car Will Be in a Few Years
Link to blog in Forbes:

News Releases

 -  Funding Proposals – Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) – Transportation Research Board

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Today in Transportation History    
1777 **235th anniversary** Captain James Cook made the first European discovery of Kiritimati, or Christmas Island.

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