Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) TravelNerd Promises to Do All Airport-Related Homework for You
Link to article on Tnooz:

2) Social Media Blog: Q&A with Heathrow's Head of Passenger Communications (Part 1)
Link to interview in Airport World:


3) US Navy's Ship-to-Ship Communications Goes 4G
Link to article in GCN:


4) Missouri Driver Data isn't Shared, State Says
Link to article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

5) Theater of the Mind and Talking Transportation
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


6) Sandy Marked a Shift for Social Media Use in Disasters
Link to article in Emergency Management:

7) Virginia Company Targets Distracted Driving with New Technology
Link to story on WDBJ-TV:

8) Mississippi Man Invents Device to Improve Safety at Signalized Intersections
Link to article in The Bolivar Commercial:


9) Bluetooth's Smart Future in Telematics
Link to article on Telematics Update:


10) Communication Problems Caused Confusion During Connecticut Rail Disruption
Link to AP article:


11) Japan Unveils Single-Passenger Robot Cars That Drive Themselves
Link to article in the Daily Mail:

12) Ford and GM Committed to Keeping Radios in Vehicles
Link to article in Radio Ink:

13) App Offers Car Data, Driving 'Assistant'
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1938 **75th anniversary** Race car driver Johnny Rutherford was born in Coffeyville, Kansas.

1993 **20th anniversary** The Blizzard of 1993, described as one of the worst storms of the 20th Century, began its assault on the Gulf and East coasts.

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