Friday, May 29, 2009

Friday, May 29, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 29, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057

TIC3 From GEWI - One Platform, Multiple Deployment Options

Whether you are looking to provide Interoperability between legacy systems, launch or upgrade a 511 Service, generate Traffic Flows & Predictive models, Traffic Alerts, Traffic Plans & Simulations, report on Work Zones & Road Conditions, run an automated Radio Traffic Advisory system, or produce Navigation Quality Data, TIC3 from GEWI is the solution. All of these services, and more, can be achieved by simple configuration of this single commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software platform, already in use in over 100+ projects worldwide. To discuss your requirements, contact and look for GEWI in booth #329 at ITS America.


1) Coalition Aims to Revamp Air Traffic Control System
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2) Amtrak Inches Closer to On-Track Wi-Fi in Northern California
Link to story on Jaunted:


3) High-Tech Upgrades to Pennsylvania Highways Could Manage Congestion
Link to story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

4) June Issue of Florida DOT’s SunGuide Disseminator Online
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5) GIS Maps Prevent Vehicle Collisions with Elk and Deer
Link to story in Government Technology:

6) New Travel Rules Kick in June 1 in US Amid Concerns Over RFID-Tagged Passport Cards
Link to story in Computerworld:


7) Cleveland’s Bus Rapid Transit
Link to interview and audio on WNYC Radio:

8) New York MTA Offers Mobile Transit Directions
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9) Kansas is Owed $1 Million in Motor Vehicle Records Misuse Case
Link to story in The Wichita Eagle:

News Releases
New Ford Sync Application – Traffic, Directions and Information – Ready for Download

Upcoming Events
Integrating Transit Applications: Defining Data Interfaces Using TCIP – June 24-25 – Los Angeles

Friday Bonus
Here’s an interesting way to calm traffic but panic drivers.*
(*This is not a real product. The photos are from an ad campaign.)

Today in Transportation History
1914 **95th anniversary** - The RMS Empress of Ireland sank after a collision with the Storstad in the Gulf of St. Lawrence killing 1078 people.

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