Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

Happy Boxing Day!


1) Fees Undermine Fliers' Ability to Compare Fares
Link to AP article:


2) Technology Helps Attendees Navigate Transportation Research Board's Annual Meeting
Link to story on Transportation Radio:


3) University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute Launches Website to Improve Teens' Winter Driving Skills
Link to story on Michigan Radio:

4) University of Idaho Transportation Researchers Focus on Safety
Link to article from The Lewiston Tribune:


5) Techies Give San Francisco Muni Tools to Boost Service
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

6) PATH Problems Caused by Hurricane Sandy Are Driving Some Out of New Jersey
Agency acknowledges need to continue to improve communications.
Link to AP article:

7) Schuylkill Transportation System to Track Buses with New Technology
Link to article in the Republican Herald:


8) Tariff Hike Shuts Down SMS Traffic Updates in Delhi
Link to article in the Hindustan Times:


9) Delays Litter Long Road to Vehicle Rearview Visibility Rules
Link to AP article:

10) Hyundai Turning Your Smartphone Into Your Car Keys
Link to article on Motor Authority:

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Today in Transportation History    
1837 **175th anniversary** George Dewey, the only person to attain the rank of Admiral of the Navy in the US Navy and known for his victory in the Battle of Manila Bay, was born in Montpelier, Vermont.

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