Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Obama: 'NextGen' Air Traffic Control System a 'Smart Investment'
Link to article in The Hill:
2) Private Fund Bids to Supply Costly Air-Traffic Control Gear to Airlines
Link to article from The Dallas Morning News:
3) Virgin America Dreams Big for Next Generation In-flight Entertainment and Connectivity
Link to article in Air Transport Intelligence:
4) Washington State Links Issaquah Traffic Cameras Into Regional Network
Link to article in the Issaquah Press:
GPS / NAVIGATION
5) Bill Proposed in Congress to Regulate Collection, Use of GPS Tracking Data
Link to article in Computerworld:
6) Port of San Francisco Readies for Media Demands During America's Cup
Link to article in The Examiner:
7) Port of Redwood City, California to Spend $540,000 Grant on Technology to Improve Emergency Response Times
Link to article in the Palo Alto Daily News:
8) Finland, Russia Agree on 900 MHz Border Coordination
Russia proposes ITS cooperation on road between Helsinki and Pietari.
Link to article in Telecompaper:
9) Queensland Budget Brings Tech Spending Bonanza
Funding included for digital traffic camera system.
Link to article on ZDNet.au:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
10) Possible North Texas Tollway Authority Firing Revives Concerns Over Secrecy
Link to story and audio on KERA Radio:
11) Speed Limit Sign as Public Art
Link to article from The Olathe News:
12) Irish National Roads Authority Removes Tourism Landmark Signpost
Link to article in The Irish Times:
SAFETY / SECURITY
13) Sign on Colorado's E-470 Appears to Encourage Texting and Driving
Link to story and video on KWGN-TV:
14) Commuter Rail Agencies, Other than Metra, Show Line-by-Line Data
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:
15) Brussels Subway Latest Front in Linguistic Fight
Link to AP article:
16) RIM is Betting Big on Car Companies
Link to article on Motley Fool:
17) 3D Dashboard: Future of GPS Navigators?
Link to story and video from CBS News:
Webinar on Railroad Workplace Safety: A Review of FRA 214 – June 22
Today in Transportation History
1911 **100th anniversary** The Oklahoma Department of Transportation was founded as the State Highway Department.
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