Thursday, July 29, 2010

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, July 29, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Radar System Crashes at Delhi's Indira Gandhi Airport
Link to Oneindia News article:

2) To Tackle Congestion, Indian Government Wants High-Tech System Sooner
Link to article in The Times of India:

3) Watchdog: FAA Lacks Metrics for Rollout of Air Traffic Upgrade
Link to article on Nextgov:

4) Top Airports on Twitter: List Grows to 143 Airports
Link to blog in Forbes:

5) West Virginia's Yeager Airport Gains Attention for Its Social Media Efforts
Link to article in the Charleston Daily Mail:


6) Motorists May be Winning Against Big Brother’s Speed Cameras
Link to Fox News story:


7) Microsoft's 'Street Slide' Takes Aim at StreetView
Link to CNET News blog:


8) IBM Invests in Infrastructure Sensing and Analysis Tech
Link to article in Bloomberg Businessweek:


9) Smart Parking Meters Spark Debate
Link to audio report on KQED Radio's The California Report:


10) Radio Over IP Gives Washington State Responders a Common Platform
Link to article in Government Computer News:

11) Smartphones Bring Safety Systems to Cars
Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:


12) Navigating Europe in the Digital Age
GPS, ebooks and other technologies changing the way we travel.
Link to Tribune News Services article:


13) Myki is Watching You: Smartcard Operator Gives Police Access to Customer Info
Link to article and video in The Age:

14) New York MTA Axes Station Agents; Promises New Intercoms
Link to article in amNew York:


15) New Road Technology Hopes to Ease Minnesota Congestion
Link to story on WCCO-TV:

16) Broadcaster Traffic Consortium Senses Renewed Interest in Radio
Link to article in Radio World:

News Releases
1) Operation Lifesaver Films New Safety PSA with New Orleans Saints Kicker
2) Minnesota’s Smart Lanes Go Live
3) 2010 National Rural Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference Coming Soon in Huntington, West Virginia
4) AASHTO Honors State DOT Photographers for Their ‘Faces of Transportation’
5) Strategy Analytics: Connected Cars Emerge as Business Models Diverge
6) SuperGeo Develops Taipei Bus Information and Transit System by SuperWebGIS

Upcoming Events
2nd Middle East Parking Symposium – October 10-12 – Abu Dhabi

Today in Transportation History
1910 **100th anniversary** Jan Hilgers became the first Dutch pilot to fly over Holland.

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