Friday, June 24, 2011

Friday, June 24, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, June 24, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Washington State Teen Crusades Against Ticketing Traffic Cameras

Link to AP article:

2) Rochester, New York Woman Arrested After Shooting Traffic Stop Video

Link to story and video on WHAM-TV:

3) Photography Restrictions – What are the Rules?

Link to Tribune Media Services column:


4) ITS International – June 2011

Link to magazine:


5) US House Bill Calls for Ban on Holding Cellphones While Driving

Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:


6) New I-90 Signs in Washington State to Assist Travelers

Link to article in the Yakima Herald-Republic:

7) With iPad and Facebook, Bangalore Traffic Police Talk to Citizens

Link to article in Citizen Matters:


8) Nevada Authorizes Driverless Cars (Like the Ones at Google)

Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:

9) How Much Tech is Too Much Tech? Drivers Knock Ford, Others Over New Systems

Link to article on

News Releases

1) Air Transport Industry Cloud Becomes Reality as SITA Launches First Services for Customers

2) C-TRAN in Vancouver, Washington Adds Real-Time Bus Information

Upcoming Events

US DOT Public Meeting on ITS Connected Vehicle Safety Program – August 2-4 - Chicago

Friday Bonus

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Today in Transportation History

1911 **100th anniversary** The SMS Viribus Unitis, the first Austro-Hungarian Tegetthoff-class battleship, was launched.


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