Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Gets OK for Electronic Gambling Games
Link to article in the Star Tribune:

2) United is Latest Airline to Block Rewards Website
Link to article in The New York Times:

3) GPS Modeling System Gives Storm Data Forecasts for Flights
Link to UPI article:

4) Articles from AeroSafety World – December 2012
 -  Attention on Deck – Pilots Grapple with Sensory Overload
 -  European Nations Falling Behind on Schedule for Single European Sky


5) International Shipping: Moving at the Speed of Technology
Link to column in Inbound Logistics:


6) ERTICO eMagazine – December 2012
Link to magazine:


7) Dynamic Positioning – A Vital Technology for Modern Ship Handling
Link to blog in Maritime Professional:


8) How Social Media Moves New York – Part 2: Recommended Social Media Policy for Transportation Providers
Link to report from the NYU Rudin Center:


9) Positive Train Control a Tall Order for Short Line Railroads
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


10) Florida Testing Warning Signs, Pavement Markers at Railroad Crossing
Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:

11) The Problems with Disaster Messaging (And How to Improve It)
Link to article in Emergency Management:


12) Articles from Mass Transit – December 2012/January 2013
 -  York Regional Transit Implements Google Live Transit Updates (page 34)
 -  Smarter Security with IP Camera Systems (page 35)


13) Ontario Ministry of Transportation Pays $3 Million for Five Electronic Message Signs
Link to article in The Hamilton Spectator:


14) University of Virginia Researchers Testing Virtual Driving Simulator at DMV
Link to story on WVIR-TV:

15) Preview of Automotive Side of CES 2013
Link to story on Transportation Radio:

16) TEDTalk with Robin Chase, Founder of Zipcar and Buzzcar
Link to video from TEDtalks:

News Releases

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Today in Transportation History    
1912 **100th anniversary** Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., was born in Washington, DC.  He was the commander of the Tuskegee Airmen and the first African-American general in the US Air Force.  He also headed the federal sky marshal program and was an assistant secretary at US DOT.

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