Monday, July 4, 2011

Monday, July 4, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, July 4, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) New Air Traffic Control System at Crossroads

Link to AP article:

2) New Guidance System for Skies Could Face Delays

Link to article and video in The Washington Post:


3) Distance Speed Cameras Locked-In In Australian Capital Territory

Link to article in The Canberra Times:

4) Costa Rican Traffic Cameras to Do More than Check Speeding Vehicles

Link to article on InsideCostaRica:


5) Israeli Government Committee to End Wildcat Spelling of Place Names

New policy designed to 'make it easier to read maps and signs.'

Link to article in The Jerusalem Post:

6) Mumbaikars 'Dislike' Traffic Cops' Facebook Page

Link to story on NDTV:

7) Florida's Learner-Permit Driving Exam Returns Online, Raising Questions About Cheating

Link to article in The Palm Beach Post:

8) Intelligent Transport Systems in Action

Action plan and legal framework for the deployment of ITS in Europe.

Link to publication from the EU:


9) New Minnesota-Wisconsin Bridge Could Attract Overweight Rigs, but New Technology Could Snag Violators

Link to article in the Star Tribune:

10) Sri Lanka Signboards, Street Names – Being Visible Silently

Link to article in The Sunday Times:

11) Surprise, Arizona Produces Video About Their Intelligent Transportation System

Link to video:


12) OnStar Paying Special Attention to China with Mobile App Launch

Link to article on Torque News:


13) E-Ticketing Planned for Swiss Transport

Link to article on The Local:

14) Bus Rapid Transit Eyed as Speedy Solution for US 36 in Colorado

Link to article in the Boulder Daily Camera:


15) New Message Signs, Cameras Coming to Kentucky Highways

Link to AP article:


16) An Executive Viewpoint: Scott J. McCormick, President, Connected Vehicle Trade Association

Link to interview on

17) Connected Cars: Not Just Science Fiction Anymore

Link to article in PCWorld:

News Releases

1) innovITS Advance: Connecting Vehicles, Highways and Telecommunications

Upcoming Events

Webinar: Fundamentals of Machine Vision – Smart Cameras – July 12

Today in Transportation History

1961 **50th anniversary** Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 developed a leak in its reactor coolant system resulting in the death of a number aboard the sub.

1981 **30th anniversary** Joy McGrath and Bernie Wagenblast were married in Westfield, New Jersey.


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