Friday, October 22, 2010

Friday, October 22, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 22, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Future Airport – Latest Issue Online

- On the Same Wavelength – How NextGen will benefit airports and how delivery is progressing

- Log On, Check In and Fly Out – Ryanair tells how the airline has slashed use of terminal resources


2) A Smarter Model for Bicycle Sharing

Link to column in Next American City:


3) Google: 244,000 Germans Say 'No' to Street View

Link to article in USA Today:

4) China Unveils Own Mapping Service

Link to BBC News story:

Link to Map World:


5) Raymond deKozan, Founder of Cubic Transportation Systems, Dies

Link to article in Crain's New York Business:

6) Muscovites to Submit Transport Ideas to New Mayor on Web Site

Link to ITAR-TASS article:

7) IEEE ITS Society Newsletter – October 2010

Link to newsletter:


8) New iPhone App Could Solve Tel Aviv Dwellers' Parking Woes

Link to article in Haaretz:


9) Planning and Deploying Transit Signal Priority in Small and Medium-Sized Cities: Burlington, Vermont Case Study

Link to article in the Journal of Public Transportation:


10) Astronaut Posts First Foursquare Check-In from Space

Link to article in PC Magazine:,2817,2371303,00.asp


11) Software Glitch Costs DC Metro $500,000 in Revenue

Link to article in The Examiner:

12) Bangalore Transit System Launching In-Bus Entertainment System

Link to article on SiliconIndia:


13) Pandora's Tim Westergren Goes After Radio Where It Matters Most: The Car

Link to blog in the Los Angeles Times:

14) Designing Infotainment Systems for the Connected Generation

Link to article in Automotive Industries:

News Releases

1) TASC, Inc. Wins $827 Million SE-2020 Contract to Support FAA's NextGen Program

2) Truckers Challenge Electronic On-Board Recorder Regulation

Upcoming Events

Webinar: ITS Professional Capacity Building (PCB) Program Outreach to University and Other Learning Providers – November 17

Friday Bonus

Music in the subways? Here's a live performance with some rather unusual instruments.

Today in Transportation History

1910 **100th anniversary** The Aéronautique Militaire, predecessor to the French Air Force, was formed.


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