Monday, March 24, 2008
Monday, March 24, 2008
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Monday, March 24, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057
1) WiMax to Make Initial Flight at the Airport
Link to story in EE Times:
2) Toronto Pearson Airport Erased from Critical Report After Complaint from CEO
Link to CP story:
3) Articles from Current Issue of Airport Business - Best Practices – Industry leaders explore the next generation of tech tools for airports
- Thinking About Surveillance
4) Tempe, Arizona Testing Colored Bicycle Lanes
Link to story in the East Valley Tribune:
5) Victoria Government Tried to Quell Transport Critics
Link to story in The Age:
6) A One-Stop Web Guide to Parking in Downtown Long Beach, California
Link to story in the Press-Telegram:
Link to site: http://www.downtownlongbeach.org/parking/index.htm
7) RDS Data Receivers Zoom In on Portable, In-Car Apps
Link to story in EE Times Asia:
8) Charlottesville, Virginia Transit System Adding Real-Time Kiosks
Link to story in The Daily Progress:
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9) New Jersey Focuses New Eye on Traffic
Link to story in The Record:
10) Mobile Web Traffic Information Portal
The Federal Highway Administration provides a list of mobile-device-friendly Web sites with real-time traveler information.
11) Cell Phones May Help Plan Travel
Research in Thailand developing software that uses cell-site network to gather data about congestion levels to estimate and predict traffic status.
Link to story in The Nation:
12) The Fast Way to Speed Up a Slow Work Day: Scissor Kicks
Cincinnati television traffic reporter attracts international attention with dance moves.
Link to story in The Globe and Mail:
Link to YouTube video: http://youtube.com/watch?v=4cJsw-XhDjc
13) Chrysler Seeks Your Feedback
Firm recruits consumers for online forum to help design, improve cars.
Link to story in The Detroit News:
Link to news release from Chrysler LLC:
Link to Chrysler Listens: http://www.chryslerlistens.com
1) Los Angeles Metro Board Chair Takes to Air Waves to Engage Public in Discussing Long-Range Traffic Solutions
2) The Future of Advanced Transportation
3) American Airlines Launches Exciting New Application Using Facebook Platform
- Request for Proposals – Statewide Freeway Service Patrol – Wisconsin Department of Transportation
ITS Canada Annual Conference & General Meeting – June 1-4 – Montreal
Today in Transportation History
1965 – Ranger 9 crashed into the Moon as part of its planned mission to send video images of the lunar surface back to Earth.
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