Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Designing Bicycle Cities

Planning clearly-marked urban biking systems can help us educate car drivers and decrease cycling accidents.

Link to article in Good:


2) Interview with ITS Network Germany

Link to interview from ERTICO - ITS Europe:

3) ERTICO - ITS Europe Talks to Dr. Young-Jun Moon, IPC Chair of the ITS World Congress Organizing Committee

Link to interview from ERTICO - ITS Europe:

4) Report on Intelligent Transportation Systems from The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation

Link to report:


5) Web Site Offers Info -- and Advocacy -- on Proposed High-Speed Rail Line from Twin Cities to Chicago

Link to article on MinnPost:

Link to site:


6) EU Body Gives Thumbs Up to ‘Green’ Road Charging

Link to article on EurActiv:


7) New York MTA’s Electronic Security Plan Late, Lacks Funds

Link to Reuters article:

8) Outgoing Hampton Roads Transit Chief Speaks Out on Facebook

Link to article in The Virginian-Pilot:


9) Four States, DC Not Part of National Vehicle History Database

Link to article in The Clarion-Ledger:

News Releases

1) BART Launches API to Spur Innovation in Transit App Development

2) Weather Central Introduces Road Segment-Based Weather Solutions for Location-Based and Mobile Services

3) Galileo – The Next Big Thing – Today and Tomorrow Says Frost & Sullivan

4) Iraqis Controlling Air Traffic Alongside US Counterparts

Upcoming Events

Asia Pacific Rail 2010 – March 8-11 – Bangkok

Today in Transportation History

1910 **100th anniversary** - The Hague Convention of 1907, which focused on naval warfare, went into effect.


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