Thursday, August 4, 2011

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, August 4, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057

Register Today for IBTTA’s 79th Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Making the Difference ― Early Bird Discount Ends August 26th

Join IBTTA in Berlin, Germany, September 11-14, for the year's largest international gathering of toll industry professionals. With presentations from more than 90 industry experts representing 25 countries around the world, the IBTTA Annual Meeting offers a unique learning and business opportunity! This meeting features an outstanding program with tracks on interoperability, tolling infrastructure around the world, communications, and environment/social responsibility; interactive exhibits; valuable networking opportunities; technical tours and special events – make your plans today! Sign up now and get a $100 early bird discount, available now through August 26. Visit to view the preliminary brochure, register, and learn about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities. See you in Berlin!


1) Alaska Firm Promotes Global ADS-B Augmentation Tool

Link to article in Air Transport Intelligence:


2) Bilingual Traffic Signs Posted Around Universiade Venues in Shenzhen

Link to article in the China Daily:


3) National Strategies Driving New Technologies in the Road Freight Industry Approved in Australia

Link to article in Transport & Logistics News:


4) Transport for London Sets Out Olympic Plans for London

Link to article on Londonist:

5) I-66 in Virginia to Get Traffic Travel Times Signs

Link to article in The Examiner:

Link to news release from the Governor of Virginia:

6) Rhode Island DOT to Post Travel Times on I-95

Link to article in The Providence Journal:

Link to news release from RIDOT:

7) Lake County, Illinois Could Use Phones, Music Players to Monitor Traffic

Link to article in the Daily Herald:


8) Car Takes Long Drive – By Itself

Link to article in the China Daily:

9) Connected Cars: Why Your Next Vehicle Will Do More than Just Drive

Link to blog on Mashable:

News Releases

1) Mineta Transportation Institute Report: Motivating Conformance with Land Use and Transportation Plans

Upcoming Events

2011 Radio Show – September 14-16 – Chicago


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