Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, April 1, 1909 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) O’Hare: Computer Kiosks Replace Laid-Off Greeters
Link to story in the Chicago Tribune:
Link to news release from the Chicago Office of Tourism:
2) Aviation English Training Set to Boom in China
Link to story in the China Daily:
Link to additional information from Edgewater College :
3) Panasonic Bringing Live TV to Intercontinental Flights
Link to IDG News Service story:
Link to news release from Panasonic Avionics:
4) For the Birds: Federal Aviation Administration Stonewalling Safety Data
Link to editorial in the Daily News:
5) Red-Light Camera Ban Backed by Montana Senate
Link to story in the Billings Gazette:
6) Indian Defense Minister for Plugging Gaps in Coastal Security
Link to story in The Times of India:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
7) Work Zone Safety ‘Road Rally’ in Kentucky Highlights Need for Safety on Roads
Link to story on WOWK-TV:
8) Dual Metric-Mile Signs Will be in Place on Arizona Interstate for Two Years
Link to story in the Green Valley News and Sun:
9) New Wireless System Reduces Paperwork, Maintains High Levels of Service for Bay Area Freeway Patrol
Link to story in On Patrol:
SAFETY / SECURITY
10) Surveillance Towers Planned for Detroit , Buffalo
Will be used to monitor water traffic between US and Canada .
Link to AP story:
11) New York City Police Move to Cloak Midtown with Camera License Plate Readers, and Radiation and Bio Scanners
Link to story in the Daily News:
12) Cyprus Pondering UK-Style Surveillance
Link to story in the Cyprus Mail:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
13) All Clear – A Traffic Solution for Gauteng
Link to story on Shine 2010:
14) The Black Box that Tracks Every Mile You Drive and Will Make Speed Cameras Obsolete
Link to story in the Daily Mail:
- Operations Research Analysts – Volpe National Transportation Systems Center – Cambridge , Massachusetts
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Today in Transportation History
1924 **85th anniversary** - The Royal Canadian Air Force was created.
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