Friday, June 11, 2010

Friday, June 11, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, June 11, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Says Hilton Head Can't Stop Plane Banners, Even if They are 'Tacky and Annoying'

Link to article in The Island Packet:

2) FAA's Data Management Plan Doesn't Fly, GAO Says

Link to article in Federal Computer Week:

3) Big Screens Going Up at Airports Around the Globe for World Cup Soccer Fans

Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:


4) Arizona Survey Part of Effort to Improve Bike Safety

Link to article in the Arizona Daily Sun:


5) Getting Around Town with Traffic Reporter Meredith Marx

Link to article in the Baltimore Jewish Times:


6) Texting Pedestrians Make LaHood List of Dangerous Distractions

Link to Bloomberg article:


7) Judge Rules Against US Department of Homeland Security on Extended Border Laptop Seizures

Link to article in The Hill:


8) New Kia Telematics Europe-Bound

Link to article on just-auto:


9) Where Bands Jam, but Traffic Flows

Link to article in The New York Times:

10) RDS-TMC Launched in South Africa by Altech Netstar, ITIS and SABC

Link to article on GPS Business News:


11) Big Brother in the Driver's Seat

Car computers are officially big business, but will this new breed of supercars be too clever for their own good?

Link to article in The Sydney Morning Herald:

12) Auto Sales Great for Sirius, but Not Yet

Link to article on TheStreet:

News Releases

1) Compares Parking Rates and Locations in Bing Maps

2) ERTICO Releases New Video

3) Automakers' New Technologies and Data-Driven Innovations Contribute to Historic Low in Highway Fatalities

Upcoming Events

People Tracking and Location USA – June 22-23 - Chicago

Friday Bonus

New York City has bus lanes, carpool lanes and now, tourist lanes.

Today in Transportation History

1910 **100th anniversary** Jacques-Yves Cousteau, a French undersea explorer, was born.


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