Friday, September 27, 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, September 27, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Panel Backs Easing Electronic Device Restrictions on Planes
Link to AP article:

2) Portland, Oregon Airport Sued by ACLU Over Rejection of Anti-Clearcutting Ad
Link to article in The Oregonian:
3) Report: Social Media to Define India's Air Transport Landscape
Link to article in the Economic Times:


4) UK Government Proposal Would Curb Use of Cameras for Parking Violations
Link to article in the Burton Mail:


5) Four California 'Cone Zone' Crashes Lead to Safety Warning
Link to article in The Sacramento Bee:

6) Poll Shows Widespread Support for Texting-While-Driving Ban in Texas
Link to story on KUHF Radio:

7) Indian Road Ministry Mulls CCTVs, GPS in Public Transport to Improve Safety for Women
Link to Press Trust of India article:


8) A Multimedia Project Designed to Humanize Public Bus Drivers in Richmond, Virginia
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


9) GM Bets on Developers of All Ages, Including Teens
Link to article on Minyanville:

10) Evaluating Collision Avoidance Systems
Link to video on CNBC's Power Lunch:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
I'm sure these are actors but this drunk driving PSA is effective in its own unusual way.

Upcoming Events
Airport Consultants Council Annual Conference & Exposition – November 11-13 – Tucson, Arizona

Today in Transportation History    
1903 **110th anniversary** The Fast Mail derailed near Danville, Virginia killing 11 people.  The incident became known as the wreck of Old 97.

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