Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Robotic Bald Eagle

Link to article and video in The Wall Street Journal:

2) Top Airports on Twitter

Link to column in Forbes:

3) Business Aviation and Social Media

Link to column in Forbes:


4) Traffic Stop Video on YouTube Sparks Debate on Police Use of Maryland Wiretap Laws

Link to article in The Washington Post:

5) Wisconsin DOT Asks for Ethics Review of Employee Over Sale of Radio Frequencies

Link to article in the Wisconsin State Journal:

6) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – June Issue Online

Link to newsletter:

7) Transport Business – June Issue Online

Link to magazine:


8) Religious-Themed Signs May Cost Kentucky Road Money

Link to AP article:


9) Alaska Trooper Unit Focus is Traffic Safety

Link to article in the Peninsula Clarion:

10) Unnerving Blinking Speed Limit Signs to Take on Cell Phones

Link to blog in the OC Weekly:


11) New York City Transit Changes 'Profane' Subway Signs

Link to story and video on NY1 News

12) Maryland Publishes New Rules for Campaigning at Transit Stations

Link to article on


13) The Single Biggest Threat to Sirius XM

Link to article on Motley Fool:

News Releases

1) Public Private Partnership Boosts Deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems in Europe

2) Thinking Cars Documentary World Premiere in Brussels

3) New York State Canal Corporation Launches Online Interactive Map of Launch and Landing Sites

4) TrafficLand Awarded Patent for Image Engine Video Serving Software

5) OnAir Expands Mobile Phone Connectivity to Cruise Ship

6) IMS Research Predicts New Growth Phase for Telematics

7) 407 ETR Wins Inaugural Canadian Technology Award from ITS Canada

Upcoming Events

AAAE General Aviation Issues & Security Conference – June 29-July 1 – Morristown, New Jersey

Today in Transportation History

1860 **150th anniversary** The Pacific Telegraph Act of 1860 was signed into law. The law authorized the US Secretary of the Treasury to seek bids for the construction of a transcontinental telegraph line.


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