Monday, June 28, 2010

Monday, June 28, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, June 28, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Aircell Simplifies In-Flight Internet with Subscriptions

Link to article in USA Today:

2) goHow Airport Delivers Real-Time Personalized Travel and Airport Information

Link to article in Airport Business:$37312


3) 200 Indian Cities Require ITS: Expert

Link to article in The Times of India:

4) Obama Orders More Spectrum to be Freed for Broadband Development

Link to article in Government Computer News:

5) Cisco Joins Portuguese 'Smart City' Project

Link to article in the Financial Times:

6) Do Apps for Democracy and Other Contests Create Sustainable Applications?

Link to article in Government Technology:

7) June Issue of CONDUITS Newsletter Online

Link to newsletter:


8) Battle Over Electronic Billboard Rages on in North Carolina

Link to article in The Virginian-Pilot:

9) States Look for New Ways to Promote Route 66 Attractions

Link to article in USA Today:


10) Feds Locate Virtual City Center in St. Clair County, Michigan

GIS technology will be deployed to improve public safety and communication.

Link to article in The Voice:

11) Louisiana DOTD Vehicles to be Fitted with Devices that Restrict Use of Mobile Devices While Moving

Link to article in Governing:


12) Astronauts Sky High on Out-of-this-World Twittering

Link to article in Computerworld:


13) New York City Police and MTA to Connect Anti-Terror Cameras to Fiber-Optic Network

Link to article in the New York Post:

14) Texas Advertising Firm Takes to the Tracks

Link to article in the Fort Worth Business Press:


15) New Columbus Traffic System Will Link to a Central Location

Link to story and video on WCMH-TV:


16) How's My Driving? Ask My Truck

Device tracks dangerous driving in commercial vehicles.

Link to article from the Los Angeles Times:

17) Ford to Debut Curve Control System in New Explorer

Link to AP article:

18) Phantom Calls and Damp Sensors

Technical service bulletins provide insights into recurring problems with various models.

Link to article in The New York Times:

News Releases

1) ITS Hessen Created

2) ITS (UK) Holds 17th Annual General Meeting

Upcoming Events

Airports Conference of the Americas – July 18-20 – Panama City, Panama

Today in Transportation History

1910 **100th anniversary** The dirigible Deutschland crashed in the Teutoburger Forest. There were no serious injuries. It was the first airliner crash.


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