Friday, September 10, 2010

Friday, September 10, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, September 10, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) New Daytona Center Unveils Future Air Traffic Control Technology

Link to article in the Orlando Sentinel:

2) Air Traffic Upgrade to Boost Jobs

Link to article on Nextgov:


3) Port Richey, Florida's Police Chief Needs a Crash Course on Public Records

Link to editorial in the St. Petersburg Times:


4) Kansas DOT's Computers Infected by Virus Through E-mail

Link to AP article:,0,6497511.story

5) How Mobile Devices Could Lead to More City Living

Link to article in The Atlantic:


6) New Signs Tell Which Seattle Parking Garages Have Space

Link to article in The Seattle Times:


7) Research in Motion Tries to Patent Billboards that Adjust to Roadside Traffic

Link to blog on Engadget:


8) Snooki Gets Scolded by US Secretary of Transportation, Newark Mayor for Tweeting in Traffic

Link to story on MTV:


9) Roadside Telematics Brings Profitable Reverse Retailing to Telematics

Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:

10) Vehicle-Monitoring Devices Could Reduce Crashes, and Price of Insurance

Link to blog in the Hartford Courant:


11) Ontario's Smart Transit Card Dumb Idea, Toronto Transit Commission Says

Link to article in the Toronto Sun:

12) Los Angeles Metro's First Offering Isn't Great, but there are Transit Apps for LA

Link to blog on blogdowntown:


13) Winter Haven, Florida Traffic Tracked with New System

Link to article in The Ledger:


14) Why Ford is Like Apple

Link to article on The Motley Fool:

News Releases

1) Entrepreneurs in Smart Transportation and Healthcare Win SmartCamp Silicon Valley and Backing from IBM

2) Smart Phones Impact Automotive Infotainment

3) Free DC Metro Screen-Savers Added to Metro's Online Store


- Request for Information – Traffic Data Monitoring Procurement – California Center for Innovative Transportation

Upcoming Events

International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference – October 23-27 – Orlando, Florida

Friday Bonus


Today in Transportation History

1960 **50th anniversary** The first mass grounding of all civilian flights in the US and Canada took place as part of Operation Skyshield.


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