Thursday, December 9, 2010

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, December 9, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Complaints Lodged Over Winnipeg Speed Cams

Group says police refuse to release data on red light offenses.

Link to article in the Winnipeg Free Press:


2) Privacy Changes in Store for FasTrak

Link to article in The Examiner:


3) In-Car Navigation Systems: A Dying Breed?

Link to blog in The Wall Street Journal:


4) Jilted Pittsburgh Parking Partners Promote Online Petition

Link to article in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

Link to site:


5) China to Develop Telematics

Link to article on CapitalVue:


6) The Unsung Heroes Who Kept Dublin Moving in the Storms

Dublin Bus central control gathered information on road conditions and delays and tracked buses via AVL.

Link to article in the Evening Herald:

7) Singapore Road Tests Smart Traffic Cloud

Link to article on FutureGov:

8) Traffic Jam? Inrix Versus Waze

Link to blog on TechFlash:


9) US House Lawmakers: No Letter Grades on New Cars for Fuel Efficiency

Link to article in The Seattle Times:

10) GM Offers Owner's Manual Tutorials on YouTube

Link to article and video on Social Car News:

News Releases

1) South Carolina DOT Launches 511 Traveler Information System

2) States Use Technology and Efficiency to Cut the Cost of Battling Winter

3) MBTA and Underground Signs to Sell Boston Transit Signs to the Public

4) New Passenger Information System from Mentor Engineering Keeps Riders Informed

5) Crash Data in Test Markets: Digital Billboards Not Linked to Accidents


- Presolicitation Notice – Safety Pilot Model Deployment of IntelliDrive Safety Applications – Federal Highway Administration

Upcoming Events

IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference – December 13-15 – Jersey City, New Jersey

Today in Transportation History

1910 **100th anniversary** Georges Legagneux became the first person to fly at over 10,000 feet.


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