Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

Merry Christmas!

1) Integrating Web-Based Emergency Management Collaboration Software into Airport Operations
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


2) The Most Innovative Maps of 2013
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


3) ITS Minnesota Newsletter – Winter 2013
Link to newsletter:


4) Wi-Fi Doesn't Just Enhance Amtrak – It May Actually Encourage New Riders
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


5) Why Your Facebook Account Could Be a Vital Travel Tool
Link to article on Mashable:

6) US Government Seeks Assistance in Disseminating Alerts
Link to commentary in Time:
Link to RFI from FEMA: http://goo.gl/lBhQoe


7) Federal Judge Backs MBTA on Turning Down Pro-Israel Subway Ad
Link to article in The Boston Globe:

8) Review of New Jersey Transit's Response to Sandy Finds Need for More Coordination
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:

9) Public Bus Companies in Borneo Prefer Beepers to GPS to Monitor Speeding
Link to article in The Borneo Post:


10) Traffic Management Center in Bangalore to Be a Reality Soon
Link to article in the Deccan Herald:

11) Massachusetts DOT Readies Three Month Plan for Callahan Tunnel Bypass
Link to article in The Boston Globe:

12) South Placer Transit Information Center Wins Regional Project of the Year
Link to article on Placer County Online:

13) Texas Transportation Commission Approves New Cameras to Monitor Road Conditions, Improve Signals in Houston Area
Link to article in The Pasadena Citizen:


14) A Car Monitor that Also Talks to Facebook
Link to article in The New York Times:

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Today in Transportation History    
1963 **50th anniversary** New York International Airport, better known as Idelwild, was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport in honor of the president who was assassinated the month before.

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