Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, July 31, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057
2009 National Rural ITS Conference
Less than 4 weeks remain before the 2009 National Rural ITS Conference (August 23-26th). Tell your clients, colleagues and associates to take advantage of this great learning opportunity by registering now. Over 30 sessions, four workshops, 3 professional tours and specialized Safety and Transit Tracks (PDH certificates available) await attendees in sunny Seaside, Oregon. Add in a great vendor show with over 30 exhibitors and ample networking opportunities and you’ll quickly see why the National Rural ITS Conference is a can’t miss event. Logon to www.nritsconference.org to learn more and register!
1) Inside the World’s Busiest Air Traffic Control Tower
Link to story in Wired:
2) US Navy Unveils Maritime Patrol Aircraft
Link to story on Military.com:
GPS / NAVIGATION
3) New Life-Saving GPS Technology Causes Rescue Dilemna
Link to story from the Nanaimo Daily News:
4) Florida Seaports to Share Worker Information
Link to story in The Journal of Commerce:
5) Lessons Learned from the 35W Bridge Collapse
Link to Minnesota Public Radio story:
6) DC Metro Chief Fears for Other Rail Systems
Link to story in The Washington Times:
7) Google Offers Tool to Help Boston’s T Riders
Link to story in The Boston Globe:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
8) Transit 511 Combines Public Transportation Systems in the Bay Area
Link to story in Government Computer News:
9) August Issue of Florida DOT’s SunGuide Disseminator
Link to newsletter:
Fourth Annual International Airport Geographic Information Systems Conference – October 6-8 – Manchester, England
At least they spelled ‘exit’ correctly.
Today in Transportation History
1955 **55th anniversary** - The first ascent to the summit of K2, the world’s second highest mountain, was made by an Italian team led by Ardito Desio.
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