Thursday, November 28, 2013

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, November 28, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057



1) Map Combines Airport Delays and Weather so Your Travel Misery Can Have Company
Link to article on Consumerist:
Link to FlightAware MiseryMap:

2) There's Finally a Good Way to Detect Birds on Runways Before They Damage Planes
Link to column on Business Insider Australia:
Link to further information on Xsight:


3) New Zealand HOV Cameras Find Tots Hard to Spot
Link to article in The New Zealand Herald:

4) Erie, Pennsylvania-Area Traffic Cameras Still Aren't Working
Link to article in the Erie Times-News:


5) Tolltrans 2014
Link to magazine:


6) Rhodes Communications Celebrates a Milestone
Link to article in Maritime Reporter & Engineering News:


7) Indonesians Urged to Photograph Traffic Violators
Link to Reuters article:
To get a better appreciation of Jakarta traffic, check the photos on the Jakarta Police TCM's Twitter page:


8) Park this Way: Colleges Find High-Tech Solutions
Link to article in University Business:


9) Freight Railroads Use Facebook, Twitter to Expand Communication Options
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


10) Telematics Debate Dominates Institute of Car Fleet Management Conference
Link to article in BusinessCar:


11) Google Launches Public Transport Mapping for Ireland
Link to article in The Irish Times:


12) Automotive Big Data, Big Problems – and How to Solve Them
Link to podcast from Telematics Update:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Webcast: Integrated Technology – Connecting Mass Transit Agencies with Data and Visibility Toward Efficiency, Awareness and Safety – December 10

Today in Transportation History    
1943 **70th anniversary** President Franklin Roosevelt flew to Tehran, Iran for meetings with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin to discuss World War II strategy.

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