Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057

Join ITS America and AAAE at the Intersection of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Aviation!

The 2nd Annual Use of Intelligent Transportation Systems in Airport Environments Conference, August 4-5, 2009, Salt Lake City, Utah will feature high-level industry personnel in the Intelligent Transport Systems industry who are currently providing solutions for airport landside management. The agenda will also include airport personnel sharing real world results, lessons learned, and success stories with using ITS products and services. Registration discounts are available to members of ITS America and AAAE. To view the final program and to register, visit


1) Nearly 20% of New York City Red-Light Cameras Stolen

Link to story in the New York Post:


2) Costly Weather Satellites May Get More Funds

Link to story in USA Today:


3) Latest Issue of Signal, the Newsletter of ERTMS

Link to newsletter:


4) Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Archives Highway Plans Online

Link to story in Business First of Louisville:

Link to KYTC Projects Archive:

5) High-Tech Highway Funding

Link to commentary in The Boston Globe:


6) DC Metro Discovers Problems in Additional Track Circuits

Link to story in The Washington Post:

7) Practical Measures to Increase Transit Advertising Revenues

Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


8) FHWA Office of Operations Current News Now Available Via RSS

Link to further information from the Federal Highway Administration:

News Releases

1) Nissan’s New Navigation System Emphasizes Safer, Greener Driving


- Program Opportunity Notice - Solicitation Seeks to Improve Transportation Corridor Efficiencies – NYSDOT, NYSERDA

Upcoming Events

ITS Pennsylvania Annual Meeting – August 27-28 – Pittsburgh

Today in Transportation History

1869 **140th anniversary** - John Augustus Roebling, designer of the Brooklyn Bridge and other suspension bridges, died.


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