Friday, March 22, 2013

Friday, March 22, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 22, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Air Traffic Control: An Easy Target?
Link to article in Air Industry Review:


2) Traffic Camera in Onchon, Isle of Man Did Not Comply with Data Act
Link to article on Isle of Man Today:


3) Maps in Motion: Telling Stories from Transit Data
Link to blog from Mobility Lab:


4) Intelligent Transportation Systems and Vehicle-Highway Automation 2012
Link to papers from the Transportation Research Board:


5) Group Promotes New York/New Jersey Harbor to Public, Politicians
Link to article in Port Strategy:


6) High-Level Transport Delegates from Europe and Latin America Meet in São Paulo
Link to article from ERTICO:

7) Thinking Aloud Podcast from Thinking Highways
Link to podcast:


8) TRB to Host Free Webinar on Importance of Communicating Highway Preservation
Link to article in the AASHTO Journal:


9) Anatomy of a Parking Sign That Actually Makes Sense
Link to The Atlantic Cities:


10) TSA Says It Tested Tracking Airline Passengers' Bluetooth Signals in Effort to Determine Security Line Wait Times
Link to story from Cox Media Group:

11) Creating Safer Roads with Vehicle Communication
Link to article in Catalyst:


12) Judge Rules New York City Transit Rule Requiring Riders to Carry ID is Unconstitutional
Link to article in the Daily News:

13) Texas' Capital Metro Adds Pinterest to Social Media Arsenal
Link to article in Metro:


14) Edmonton Using Predictive Technologies to Improve Road Safety
Link to article in The Globe and Mail:

15) Dallas Area Rapid Transit to Launch Corridor Management System
Link to article in The Dallas Morning News:

16) Signs on UK Road Will Tell Drivers How Deep Flood Waters Are
Link to BBC News story:

17) New Hampshire Traffic Management Center Monitors Snowstorm
Link to story on WMUR-TV:

18) Long-Defunct Message Board Still Greets Staten Island-Bound Motorists on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
Link to article in the Staten Island Advance:

19) Louisville TV Broadcasters Say Traffic and Weather Are Popular with Viewers
Link to column on Insider Louisville:


20) Honda Confirms Effects of Its Traffic Jam Prevention Technology
Link to article on Tech On:
Link to news release:

21) Sprint Velocity Technology to Debut at New York Auto Show
Link to article in Auto Week:

22) School Buses Becoming Rolling Billboards in Cumberland County, Tennessee
Link to story on WBIR-TV:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
It sometimes takes patience to be an air traffic controller.

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1508 **505th anniversary** Amerigo Vespucci was commissioned as the chief navigator of Spain by King Ferdinand.

1913 **100th anniversary** The Van Nuys-San Fernando Extension of the Pacific Electric Railway opened for service.

1938 **75th anniversary** Construction began on the Arroyo Parkway which connects Pasadena and Los Angeles.

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