Monday, August 5, 2013

Monday, August 5, 2013


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, August 5, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Google Maps Loses Transit Icons
Link to Greater Greater Washington blog:


2) Company Plans Push to Explain E-ZPass Toll System in Virginia
Link to article in The Virginian-Pilot:


3) Swedish Coastal Radio Network Modernized
Link to article on MarineLink:


4) The Need for Better Signage
Link to blog on Sheepshead Bites:


5) Problems Still Hound Transportation Worker Identification Card
Link to article in FCW:

6) Action Needed to Strengthen TSA's Security Threat Assessment Process
Link to report from the US Government Accountability Office:

7) Talk Radio, Music Genres Have Effect on Driving Behavior, Canadian Survey Says
Link to article in Canadian Underwriter:


8) Robot Astronaut Launched Into Space
Link to story on CBS News:


9) CD Players Make Quiet Exit from Cars
Link to article in USA Today:

News Releases

Today in Transportation History    
1888 **125th anniversary** Bertha Benz drove 66 miles (106 km) from Mannheim to Pforzheim, Germany for the first long-distance automobile trip.

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