Thursday, February 27, 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, February 27, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Airlines Better at Getting Grounded Fliers Going
Link to article in USA Today:

2) Ever Get Lost at the Airport? Blame the Signs
Link to story on Marketplace:


3) New Signs Direct Pedestrians, Bicyclists to Restaurants in Downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina
Link to article in the Herald-Journal:


4) Number of Communities Using Red-Light Cameras Declines
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:


5) Open Doors Organization Newsletter – February 2014
Link to newsletter:


6) New Jersey DOT Partners with Washington State DOT to Create Video for Pulaski Skyway Closure
Link to video:

7) Transport Help Line Goes Online in Uttar Pradesh, India
Link to article in The Times of India:
Link to Help Line


8) Congress Hears Dispute About Positive Train Control
Link to article in USA Today:


9) South Dakota House Passes Bill Protecting Highway Signs and Markers
Link to story on South Dakota Public Broadcasting:


10) Phone System Failed in LAX Shooting
Link to AP article:

11) FCC Ready for Indoor Location Rules for 911 Calls
Link to article in GPS World:

12) Study Finds Fear of Death May Curb Youthful Texting and Driving
Link to article from Washington State University:

13) Remarks by FCC Commisioner Ajit Pai 'Public Safety Communications in the Digital Age'
Link to remarks:


14) This Ingenious Subway Ad Activates When the Train Arrives
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:

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Today in Transportation History    
1934 **80th anniversary** Ralph Nader, who first came to widespread notice for his book, Unsafe at Any Speed, which was critical of the General Motors Corvair, was born in Winsted, Connecticut.

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