Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Airlines Devise Own Ticket Price Comparison Tool
Link to article in USA Today:

2) Yelp-Style Ratings for Airline Pilots Could Be on the Way
Link to article on MarketWatch:

3) Kiosk Teaches CPR at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport
Link to article in the Fort Worth Business Press:
Link to news release:

4) Queensland Airports Looks to Cloud for Disaster Recovery
Link to article on iTnews:

5) Iberia Becomes First Airline to Allow Passengers to Download and Print Luggage Tags
Link to article on TravelDailyNews:


6) Tests Advance US Program for New GPS Satellites
Link to UPI article:


7) A Wienermobile Road Rally, Mapped Out By Fans on Social Media
Link to article in The New York Times:


8) NTSB Chairwoman Defends Release of Information from Asiana Airlines Probe
Link to article in The Hill:


9) Colorado DOT Adds Signs Asking Drivers to Merge Late
Link to story on KMGH-TV:


10) 'Randomizers' to Randomly Route Passengers to Screening Lines
Link to article in Government Security News:

11) Twitter for Disaster Responders
Link to article in FCW:


12) Coroner: Insurer's Rules May Have Contributed to Death of Teenagers
Link to article on WalesOnline:


13) Tracker Could Make Halifax Metro Transit Waiting Game Obsolete
Link to CBC News story:


14) Utah DOT Develops Traffic App for Smartphones
Link to article in the Deseret News:

15) Drivers Report Lack of A3 Warning Signs in Weekend Traffic Chaos
Link to article in the Surry Advertiser:

16) Active Traffic Management for Arterials
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:

News Releases

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1938 **75th anniversary** Howard Hughes set a new world record by flying around the world in 91 hours.

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