Friday, October 15, 2010

Friday, October 15, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 15, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Airline Industry and FAA Vow Cooperation on Multibillion Dollar Satellite Program

Link to article on Nextgov:


2) For Cops, Citizen Videos Bring Increased Scrutiny

Link to article and video in USA Today:

3) Missouri DOT Temporarily Puts Brakes on New Red Light Cameras on State Highways

Link to article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:


4) US Coast Guard's Two-Way Alert System Keeps Partners Informed

Link to article in Government Computer News:


5) Continental Tyres Launches Web Site with Road Safety Information and Traffic Updates

Link to blog on etyres:

Link to site:


6) New York MTA Tests Real-Time Bus Locator Map

Link to story and video on NY1 News:

Link to further information from the Metropolitan Transportation Administration:

7) Mumbai: Transport Department's High-Tech Dreams Turning Into Junk

Link to story on NDTV:

8) DC Metro: We'll Take All Smart Cards

Link to column on Nextgov:

News Releases

1) Iteris Collaborates with Qualcomm to Deliver Enhanced Safety Data to Truck Fleets Using SafetyDirect Software

2) Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Introduces 'Commuter Alerts'

3) National Smarter Car Research Network Established at McMaster University

4) Irish Car & Travel Creates Smart Phone-Friendly Web Site

5) Social Networking While Driving Becomes a Reality

6) Global Benchmark of Real-Time Traffic Information Services and Other Research Reports Published by MarketPublishers

Upcoming Events

International Maritime and Naval Exhibition and Conference for Latin America – November 30-December 3 – Valparaiso, Chile

Friday Bonus

10 Innovative Subway Ads

Today in Transportation History

1970 **40th anniversary** A section of the West Gate Bridge over the Yarra River in Melbourne collapsed while under construction. Thirty-five construction workers were killed.


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