Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, June 2, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057

One Platform, Multiple Deployment Options - TIC3 On Display at ITS America

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. TIC is offered with flexible pricing models, worldwide support, in several languages, and will also be made available locally through GEWI Authorized Partners.See TIC at GEWI booth #329 through Wednesday at ITS America or contact
jim.oneill@gewi.com to discuss your requirements.


1) House to Consider Ban on Airport Body Scans
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2) The Future of Flight
At Los Angeles World Airports, the IT organization is laying the groundwork to become the world’s most technologically advanced airport.
Link to story in Baseline:


3) Federal Highway Administration Undertakes Motor Fuel Tax Compliance Outreach Program
Link to further information from FHWA:

4) News Updates from ITS America Annual Meeting
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5) New Web Site Launched with Long and Short-Form Videos and Documentaries on Trains
Link to FactualTV site:


6) Traffic SWAT Team Helps Clear I-95 Crashes in Florida
Link to story in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel:

7) Road to a Brighter Future – Smarter Transportation Systems
Link to commentary in the Business Mirror:


8) Airlines Will Ask Birthdates for New Transportation Security Administration Program
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9) Montana Hiring Programmers to Fix Vehicle-Records Glitch
Link to story in the Great Falls Tribune:

News Releases
Transportation Industry’s Best Honored at ITS America’s Annual Meeting and Exposition
2) Transportation, Technology, and Environmental Challenges Explored at ITS America’s 2009 Annual Meeting and Exposition
3) Navteq Delivering Map Data, Real-Time Traffic and Weather Content to NeverLost Fleet from Navigation Solutions
4) Alternative Positioning Technologies the Key to Unlocking the Handset
5) Santa Clarita Transit Launches New Web Site
6) Speed and Red Light Camera Locations Now Available from Navteq
7) Airbiquity Expands Offerings, Launches as Full Telematics Service Provider
8) Airbiquity and Telenor Connexion Announce Strategic Partnership
9) Mark IV IVHS Introduces VMT Ready Janus Technology

Upcoming Events
National Association of State Motorcycle Safety Administrators (SMSA) National Conference – Madison, Wisconsin – August 21-23

Today in Transportation History
1889 **120th anniversary** - The Canadian Pacific Railway opened a line across northern Maine to connect Montreal and Saint John.

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