Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057

GEWI's TIC Platform: Now Transit and Camera Compatible

TIC3, the latest generation of GEWI's Transportation software platform can now be configured for Transit applications and features new Camera capabilities. Learn more about TIC3 at upcoming ITS Conferences including ITS Texas, ITS Australia and Gulf Traffic in Dubai. TIC is a highly configurable commercial off the shelf software platform proven in over 100 commercial and government projects operating worldwide. COTS means TIC can be deployed more quickly and affordably than build-your-own solutions. With TIC, the only your imagination. To discuss your project requirements, contact


1) Pentagon Plans to Increase Surveillance Capabilities of Unmanned Aircraft

Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:,0,3816238.story


2) Time Change Stumps Milwaukee’s Electronic Parking Meters

Link to article in the Journal Sentinel:


3) South Korea Taxi Drivers Can Watch TV, Court Rules

Link to BBC News story:


4) Systems Failure Causes Problems for DC Metrorail, Bus Commuters

Link to article in The Washington Post:

5) LED Signs May Brighten Ad Revenue for Buses

Link to article in Truck & Bus Engineering:


6) Montgomery County, Maryland’s Traffic Computer System Fails

Link to article and video in The Washington Post:


7) Garmin Communications with Your Car via ESP

Link to CNET News blog:

News Releases

1) US Department of Transportation and Federal Communications Commission Join Forces to Combat Distracted Driving

2) Big Traffic Launches Interstate 15 Corridor Consumer Monitoring Web Site

3) New Ontario Electronic Highway Signs Easier for Drivers to Read

Upcoming Events

VTM 2009 – November 19-20 – Paris

Today in Transportation History

1909 **100th anniversary** - Evelyn Johnson, who holds the record for most flight hours by a woman, was born in Corbin, Kentucky.


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