Monday, January 27, 2014

Monday, January 27, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, January 27, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) American Airlines to Close Pennsylvania Operations Center
Link to AP article:

2) Hong Kong Aviation Job Fair Gets Lift from TV Drama
Link to article in The Standard:


3) Longtime Voice of Nevada Transportation Department Retiring
Link to article in the Las Vegas Sun:

4) Rhode Island DMV Announces New Online Transactions
Link to story on WLNE-TV:


5) Get to I-82 from I-82 Sign Goes Unnoticed in Washington State
Link to article in the Tri-City Herald:


6) Do Transportation Apps Compromise Safety?
Link to article in Governing:

7) NOAA Satellites Helped Save 253 Lives in 2013
Link to article in FCW:
Link to news release


8) Rough Patch for Uber Service's Challenge to Taxis
Link to article in The New York Times:


9) Berkshire Hathaway Buys MyAssist
Link to Bloomberg article:
Link to news release


10) The Bus Stops Here: Technology Lets NJ Transit Riders Know When Next One's Arriving
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:

11) Software is New Voice of Valley Transit Messages
Link to article in The Arizona Republic:

12) New Connecticut Rail Group Pushes to Get Metro-North Fixed
Link to article in the Connecticut Post:
Link to Commuter Action Group:

13) CTfastrak Could be a Game-Changer in Connecticut if Middle-Class Riders Get Aboard
Link to article in the New Britain Herald:

14) CapitolHop Launches Their Beautiful DC Public Transit Navigation App
Link to blog on Tech Cocktail:


15) The Logistics of Putting on the Super Bowl
Link to article in New Jersey Monthly:

16) Malaysia's PLUS Launches App to Provide Latest Traffic Updates
Link to article in The Sun:
Link to news release

17) Smart CCTV Case Study
Link to study:


18) European Motorcyclists' Forum Focuses on ITS and Powered Two-Wheelers
Link to article in ITS International:

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  Director of Communications – Air Line Pilots Association, International – Herndon, Virginia

Upcoming Events
International Aviation Snow Symposium – April 26-30 – Buffalo, New York

Today in Transportation History    
1939 **75th anniversary** The Lockheed P-38 Lightning made its first flight.

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