Transportation Communications Newsletter
Monday, February 11, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) In Praise of Maps That Fold
Link to commentary in the Los Angeles Times:
2) David Alpert Uses His Blog to Try to Make Washington, DC Even Greater
Link to article in The Washington Post:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
3) Emails Show Baltimore City Hall's Behind-the-Scenes Response to Speed-Camera Coverage
Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:
4) Tell Your Story
Why don't federal agencies want to talk about what they're doing right?
Link to column in Government Executive:
5) Washington State to Conduct Pilot to Allow Local Control of Highway Message Signs
Link to article in The Columbian:
6) Invisible Culprit of Traffic Gridlock: Copper Thieves
Link to article in the San Jose Mercury News:
SAFETY / SECURITY
7) UK Cuts TV Ads that Taught Children to Cross Road Safely
Link to article in The Mail on Sunday:
8) eCall Program Legal Update
Link to article on Lexology:
9) Chicago Transit Authority Adding Cameras to Older Rail Cars
Agency also plans to eventually set-up real-time feed aboard trains.
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:
10) DC Metro's Cellphone Installation in Trouble
Link to article in The Examiner:
11) A Better Deal on Public Transport for People with Learning Disabilities
Link to commentary in The Guardian:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
12) New Travel Apps for Europe Planned
Link to article in automotiveIT International:
13) New Lightning Data Improves Early Warnings
Link to article in GCN:
Webinar: Situational Intelligence – Using Mobile Apps and Social Media to Save Lives – February 13
Today in Transportation History
1978 **35th anniversary** A Pacific Western Airlines plane crashed while landing in Cranbrook, British Columbia. Seven of 48 people aboard the flight survived.
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