Thursday, December 16, 2010

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, December 16, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Task Force: US Government Should Pay to Modernize Air Traffic System

Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

2) Passenger Terminal World – January 2011 Issue Online

- Take Command: An Integrated Approach to Airport Security is Launched in the UK (page 8)

- Screen Stars: Passenger Information Displays Can Also Drive Revenue (page 48)

Link to magazine:


3) Two Chicago TV Stations Partner with Illinois Tollway on Traffic Cams

Stations get access to cameras in return for advertising and promotional support.

Link to article in Broadcasting & Cable:


4) New MapQuest Site Shows US Maps for, by the People

Link to AP article:

Link to site:

5) Google Updates Android Maps App, Making iPhone Maps Look Even Older

Link to column in The Washington Post:


6) GPS Helps Keep Track of Buses

TSA grant helps Trailways watch motorcoaches.

Link to story and video on KFYR-TV:

7) A GPS Journey with Snoop Dogg and Darth Vader

Link to blog in Forbes:


8) How Come You Don't Have a Well Produced Film on Your Transportation Web Site?

Link to article from Grey Sky Films:


9) Traffic Technology International – January 2011 Issue Online

Link to magazine:


10) Religious Ads Banned from Fort Worth Buses

Link to article in the Star-Telegram:

11) AFSCM Says Cityzi Branded Contactless Mobile Pilot a Success

Link to article on Near Field Communications:


12) Chattanooga to Get Traffic Management Center

Link to story on WDEF-TV:


13) Seattle Police Twitter Account Yields First Stolen Car Recovery

Link to story on KIRO-TV:

14) Toyota's Glass of Water App Aims to Help Drivers Reduce Emissions

Link to blog on Springwise:

15) Flash Ad: BMW Burns Logo Onto Cinema-Goers' Eyes

Link to article and video in Wired:

16) Frequency of Target Crashes for IntelliDrive Safety Systems

Link to report from US DOT:

News Releases

1) i-Mobility Network Webinars Launched by ERTICO

2) New Night Vision Technology Installed on All Sydney Ferries

3) Automated and Robust Traffic Surveillance System for Europe

4) Maryland Launches Maritime Law Enforcement Information Network

Upcoming Events

South Florida Transit Summit – January 12 – Dania, Florida

Today in Transportation History

1960 **50th anniversary** Two airliners collided over New York City killing 134 people, including seven on the ground. One plane crashed in Park Slope, Brooklyn, the other on Staten Island.,9171,895134,00.html


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