Monday, April 15, 2013

Monday, April 15, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, April 15, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Japan Aviation Bureau Mistakenly Sends Missile Alert to Airports After Saturday Quake
Link to Bloomberg article:

2) New Clear Channel Airport TV Network Takes Shape in US
Link to article in Airport World:

3) Digital Ads to Light Up Chicago Airports, But Does City Risk Becoming a Midwest Vegas?
Link to article in the Chicago Sun-Times:


4) New Archivist Putting Port of Los Angeles History Online
Link to article in the Daily Breeze:


5) Protest Signs to Blame for I-4 Crashes in Florida?
Link to story on Bay News 9:

6) Vermont Agency of Transportation Denies Dummerston a Highway Sign
Link to article in the Bennington Banner:


7) Boston Websites Down; Officials Cut Cellphone Service Following Explosions
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:

8) Boston Explosions Put New Jersey Transit, New York MTA on Heightened Alert
Link to article in the Asbury Park Press:

9) Social Media Alters Strategy on DUI Enforcement
Link to AP article:

10) Moose Detection System in Newfoundland Out of Order
Link to CBC News story:

11) High-Tech Tools Make Sense of Traffic Crashes
Link to Gannett Wisconsin Media article:


12) Telematics and Emerging Electric Vehicle Technology, Part I
Link to article on Telematics Update:

13) The UK Leads the Way, Again, in UBI Car Insurance
Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:


14) Golden Gate Transit Pulls Wi-Fi from Buses Due to Technical Issues
Link to article in the Marin Independent Journal:

15) California's Sonoma County, Santa Rosa Bus Services Start Online Tracking System
Link to article in The Press Democrat:

News Releases

 -  Request for Proposals – Emergency Vehicle Operator On-Board Device Distractions – ITS America
 -  David W. Davis Memorial Internship – Massachusetts Port Authority

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1958 **55th anniversary** The Queen Elizabeth Hotel was opened atop the Montreal's Central Station.  The hotel was built by the Canadian National Railway.

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