Thursday, March 26, 2009

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, March 26, 2009 -- ISSN 1529-1057

Registration is now open for IBTTA’s Upcoming Summit —
The Future of Tolling: ORT and the Path to Interoperability, June 14-16, 2009 in Tampa, FL

Join IBTTA in Tampa, FL and receive cutting-edge information from agencies and toll service providers around the globe on the latest in all-electronic tolling, toll traffic management, and achieving full interoperability. This is the only Summit in the world in 2009 focused on the critical topics of Open Road Tolling, All-Electronic Tolling and Interoperability and will feature more than 100 of our industry’s most experienced and knowledgeable speakers, panelists and exhibitors. What matters most is your customer’s experience driving your roads, the quality of service they receive during the payment process and your success in collecting those payments. Are your customers satisfied? Visit IBTTA’s web
site to view the preliminary agenda and register today!


1) US Lawmakers Seek Speedier Air-Traffic Modernization
Link to Dow Jones story:


2) China Asserts Itself in GPS Turf War
Link to story in The Christian Science Monitor:


3) Citizens Could Get New Voice on Illinois Tollway Moves
Link to story in the Daily Herald:


4) 80,000 on Transportation Security Administration’s ‘Cleared Fliers’ List
Link to story in USA Today:

5) National Institute of Standards and Technology Publishes Guide for Emergency Communications Testing
Link to story in Government Computer News:


6) Philadelphia-Area Trains to Offer ‘Quiet Ride’ Cars
Link to story in The Philadelphia Inquirer:

7) New York MTA Trains Its Anger at Subway Web Site
Link to story in the Daily News:
Link to MTA Service Specialists:


8) Nova Scotia Considering Steps to Improve Information on Cobequid Pass
Link to story in The Chronicle Herald:

9) National Summary Report for the Traffic Incident Management Self-Assessment (2008)
Link to report from the Federal Highway Administration:

Upcoming Events
Air Cargo Europe 2009 – May 12-15 – Munich

Today in Transportation History
1839 **170th anniversary** - The first Henley Regatta took place.

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