Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Heat Scanners Give Cold Comfort During Flu Outbreak
Link to Reuters story:

2) Feds Knew Air Force One Photo-Op Flyover Might Spark Panic in New York City – But Didn’t Give a Hoot
Link to story in the Daily News:

3) New Zealand Airline Site Links Tourism Players
Link to story in The New Zealand Herald:
Link to Tourism Exchange New Zealand:

4) Integrating Airport Information Systems
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


5) Why is Governance of CCTV Technology an Issue?
Link to story on MetroVideoMonitor:


6) Cheap Tolls May Worsen Traffic Jams in Japan
Link to story in The Japan Times:


7) Coordination, Situational Awareness Key Processes at Europe’s Largest Port
Link to story in Security Director News:


8) £12 Million Rural Digital Research Boost
Funding will look at how technology can help improve issues such as transport and tourism.
Link to BBC News story:


9) Trouble Brewing in Crimea…Over Traffic Signs
Organization protesting a decision to introduce bilingual traffic signs.
Link to story on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty:


10) Texting While Driving Likely to Stay Legal in Florida
Link to story in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel:,0,6616773.story


11) Florida’s SunRail Uses YouTube to State Its Case
Link to story on Central Florida News 13:
Link to YouTube videos:

News Releases
US Chief Technology Officer Nominee Aneesh Chopra to Moderate First CTO Roundtable at ITS America's 2009 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Upcoming Events
World Parking Symposium VII – June 28-July 1 – Breda, The Netherlands

Today in Transportation History
1939 **70th anniversary** - The Bronx-Whitestone Bridge opened, connecting the New York City boroughs of Queens and the Bronx.

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