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
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2) Toronto Pearson Airport Erased from Critical Report After Complaint from CEO
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3) Articles from Current Issue of Airport Business - Best Practices – Industry leaders explore the next generation of tech tools for airports$17917
- Thinking About Surveillance$17930


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:


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:!news


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:


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:

News Releases
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
Upcoming Events
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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