Monday, May 25, 2009
Monday, May 25, 2009
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Monday, May 25, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057
Open Roads’ RTIMIS: A Real-Time System Management Information Program Solution
RTIMIS is a software product from Open Roads Consulting that generates comprehensive real-time transportation information by fusing system information gleaned from existing stakeholder systems. By collecting data from 911 CAD systems, traffic signal systems, freeway management systems, and others, RTIMIS creates a common operational picture of transportation across a region, a state, or a multi-state corridor. This common operational picture enables improved incident response, increased responder and traveler safety, enhanced mobility, and represents a cost-effective means of achieving compliance with the requirements stated in section 1201 of the SAFETEA-LU legislation. Open Roads will be demonstrating RTIMIS at ITS America at booth #840. For appointments and customized demos, please call 757-546-3401 or email Steve Beckwith at email@example.com. You can also visit us online at www.openroadsconsulting.com.
1) Can Airport Technology Halt a Pandemic?
Link to story in New Scientist:
2) New Web Program Aims to Reduce Fatigue-Related Aviation Accidents
Link to American Forces Press Service story:
SAFETY / SECURITY
3) New York City Goes Wireless
Wireless network supports transfers of large files, such as fingerprints, maps and full-motion streaming video.
Link to story in Government Computer News:
4) New York City Transit Authority Feeling the Pain from a Crippled Advertising Market
Link to story in The New York Times:
Low Cost Airlines World Americas – June 29-July 1 – Coral Gables, Florida
Today in Transportation History
1979 **30th anniversary** - American Airlines Flight 191 crashed on takeoff in Chicago, killing 273 people. It is deadliest single plane crash on US soil.
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