Friday, May 24, 2013

Friday, May 24, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 24, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) 2011 Alaska Crash Blamed on Communication Problems
Link to AP article:


2) Tech Companies Scramble to Update Maps After I-5 Bridge Collapse in Washington State
Link to article on MyNorthwest:


3) Google Said to Be Vying with Facebook for Acquisition of Map App Waze
Link to article in The Christian Science Monitor:

4) Big Earthquakes Create Global-Scale GPS Errors
Link to article on LiveScience:


5) Louisiana DOTD Installs Enhanced Equipment to Monitor Sinkhole
Link to AP article:


6) Massachusetts Providing Real-Time Information on Signs
Link to blog from MassDOT:

Friday Bonus
The biggest set of dominoes you've ever seen.

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1883 **130th anniversary** The Brooklyn Bridge opened.

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