Friday, July 2, 2010

Friday, July 2, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 2, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Google Sets Sights on Skies with Acquisition of Flight Info Site

Link to blog on ZDNet:


2) Open Letter from US DOT ITS Joint Program Office Managing Director About the 2010 ITS Deployment Tracking Survey

Link to letter:

3) June Issue of ERTICO's iMobility Newsletter

Link to newsletter:


4) Cell Phones Still Driving Us to Distraction

Link to article in InformationWeek:


5) Google Maps Adds 'Send to Sync' Button

Link to blog on CNET Reviews:


6) Live Tube Map Halted as Transport for London Hit by 50-Fold Growth in Web Calls

Link to article in The Guardian:


7) Unleashing Analytics Technology to Smooth Traffic Congestion

Link to blog on SmartPlanet:

8) Clearing Congestion: Tennessee DOT's Three-Year Plan Targets Bottlenecks in the State

Link to commentary by TDOT Commissioner Gerald Nicely in The Chattanoogan:


9) Intelligent Cars Could Save Dumb Drivers

Link to commentary in the National Post:

News Releases

1) Miceli Infrastructure Consulting Launched – Bridges Gap Between Bridge Owners and Technology Experts

Upcoming Events

Webinar: Airborne RFID: Radio Frequency Identification Takes Off – August 18

Friday Bonus

I suppose if you stood on your head this sign would make sense.

Today in Transportation History

1935 **75th anniversary** The Rip Van Winkle Bridge, connecting Catskill and Hudson, New York, was opened to the public.


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