Tuesday, May 31, 2011
- Transportation Communications NewsletterTuesday, May 31, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057Thank You!I want to thank all of you who contributed to the TCN during my May fundraising drive. Your support is greatly appreciated. I also want to thank those who show their support simply by being a subscriber. Without you, there would be no reason to put the newsletter together each weekday. I hope it continues to be a valued part of your day and, in its own small way, helps to improve transport around the world through the sharing of information. If you would still like to contribute, please see the information below.
AVIATION1) Digital Cameras and Bluetooth Ease Travel Through Houston AirportsLink to article in Government Technology:OTHER2) Thinking Highways (Europe/RoW) – June/July 2011Link to magazine:PEDESTRIANS3) Award-Winning Website a Place to Find Tips and Trails in MaineLink to article in The Portland Press Herald:http://www.pressherald.com/news/award-winning-website-a-place-to-find-tips-and-trails_2011-05-31.htmlLink to site: http://mainetrailfinder.com/PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION4) Metlink vs. Fare-Evading 'Pariahs' in New TV SpotLink to article and video in B&T:TRANSIT5) Canadian Conference Promotes User-Friendly TransitLink to article in the Leader-Post:TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT6) Houston TranStar Creates Traffic Monitoring System to Avoid Rita-Type LogjamLink to story and audio on KUHF Radio:7) Recording and Presentations from May 3 Webinar on Developing Successful Transportation Management Plans Now AvailableLink to further information from US DOT:News Releases2) Idaho Transportation Department Debuts Online Meeting Forum in Early June to Improve Public's Access to InformationTCN DonationsChecks or money orders may be mailed to:Bernie Wagenblast1 Aberdeen CTCranford, NJ USA 07016-2911You may also donate online with a credit card via PayPal at:Upcoming EventsWebinar: Situational Awareness – A Holistic Approach to Reducing Driver Distraction – June 16http://www.eetimes.com/electrical-engineers/education-training/webinars/4216389/Situational-Awareness--A-Holistic-Approach-to-Reducing-Driver-DistractionToday in Transportation History1911 **100th anniversary** The RMS Titanic was launched in Belfast.======================================================================The Transportation Communications Newsletter is published electronically Monday through Friday.To subscribe (for free) or unsubscribe, please contact me at bernie@....TCN archives: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transport-communicationsBecome a TCN fan on Facebook!Questions, comments about the TCN? Please write the editor, Bernie Wagenblast at bernie@....© 2011 Bernie Wagenblast www.bwcommunications.net