Thursday, February 18, 2010

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, February 18, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057

Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s 20th Annual Meeting & Exposition (May 3-5, 2010, Houston, Texas)

- Be sure to register by March 1 and save money! Public sector and first-time attendees qualify for special discounts. Save time and register through our website. And remember to make your hotel reservations here.

- Exhibit space is still available. Be a sponsor!

- Take a walk on the virtual side. Check out more than 100 exhibitors. Click on their names; see what’s in store for you in May!

- Listen, look, stop. For the first time ever, ITS America Forums feature exhibit hall theater briefings on safety, sustainability, personal mobility, commercial operations and cross-cutting issues, followed by topic-specific, guided tours of the exhibit hall.


1) Salt Lake City Airport, Federal Agencies Settle Trademark Suit

Link to article in The Salt Lake Tribune:

2) Airlines Making Big Push to Offer In-Flight Wi-Fi Service

Link to article in The Record:


3) Lag in Intelligent Transportation Could Hurt Economy

Link to article in Wired:

4) Report on ‘Intelligence into Urban Mobility’ Breakfast Workshop on February 4

Link to article and video from ERTICO – ITS Europe:

5) Latest Edition of Transport Business International Online

Link to magazine:


6) Motorcycle Awareness Message on Signs Across California

Link to article in Motor Cycle News:


7) Railroads Have Until April 16 to Submit Positive Train Control Roll-Out Plans

Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


8) Man Charged Over ‘Airport Bomb Hoax’ Tweet

Link to article in The Independent:


9) Simplifying the Open Transit Data Debate: A Comprehensive Guide to Providing Real-Time Information to Your Passengers

Link to article on The Fleet Beat:

News Releases

1) TrafficLand Serves 500 Million Frames of Live Traffic Video During Major Snow Storms

2) J.D. Power and Associates Reports: Although Technology May Help Improve the Airport Experience, the Basics Have the Greatest Impact on Passenger Satisfaction


- 1st Annual National Rural ITS Student Paper Competition

Upcoming Events

Webcast: Positive Train Control – Strategies for a Smooth Deployment – March 10

Today in Transportation History

1930 **80th anniversary** - Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto.


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