Friday, March 15, 2013

Friday, March 15, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 15, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Texas Air Traffic Controller Saves Pilot's Life
Link to story on ABC News:

2) FAA Grounds Minnesota Aerial Photo Business
Link to story on WCCO-TV:

3) UK's Luton Airport Apologizes After Posting Photo of Plane Crash on Facebook Page
Link to article in the Irish Independent:

4) Airport Life: Manage Your Trips with a New App
Link to article in USA Today:

5) Airlines on Pinterest: In-Depth Look Reveals a Bit of a Graveyard
Link to blog on Tnooz:


6) SunPass Snafu Leads to Some Overcharges
Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:


7) Digging into the Archives: The Art of David Klein
Link to the Amtrak History Blog:


8) Hackers Can Cause Traffic Jams by Manipulating Real-Time Traffic Data, Researcher Says
Link to IDG News Service article:

9) AASHTO Registers Comments on Proposed MUTCD Division
Link to article in the AASHTO Journal:


10) Tennessee Highway Patrol Using Semi Trucks to Hunt Down Texters on the Interstate
Link to article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:


11) Kelly Music Research Asks 'How Important is FM in the Dashboard?'
Link to article on All Access:

News Releases

Job Posting
 -  Traffic Reporter – Cablevision Systems Corp. – Woodbury, New York

Friday Bonus
Imagine the story this used car salesman had to tell when he came home from work.

 -  Nominations Sought – White House Champions of Change – US DOT and White House Office of Public Engagement

Upcoming Events
US DOT ITS JPO Webinar: The Potential of Dynamic Mobility Applications – April 10

Today in Transportation History    
1963 **50th anniversary** The Long Beach Public Transit Transportation Company was approved.

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