Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, September 30, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
ITS World Congress Reception and Dinner Hosted by ITS Florida
Start the 18th ITS World Congress off with a bang, or at least a beach party, where lush tropical forest meets clear waters. Join the crowd at SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove Monday, Oct. 17, 7:00 – 10:00 PM. Sponsored by ITS Florida, this is one of the premier social and networking events at the World Congress. You are welcome even if you are not attending the World Congress; you may register ($100 per person) through ITS Florida at this URL: http://fs16.formsite.com/ITSFlorida/DiscoveryCove/index.html
This is a fantastic opportunity! Normally Discovery Cove tickets start at several times that much and you’ll enjoy the beauty of the park, live entertainment, dancing, a tasty Caribbean dinner, and great fellowship. Instructions will come with the tickets at registration, or separately if you are not attending the Congress itself.
1) Bing Launches Airport Maps for 42 US Cities
Link to article on TechCrunch:
2) High-Tech Cameras for Olympics 2012 Prove Successful
Link to article on the Dorset Echo:
3) Google Show ‘Helicopter View’ of Routing on Maps
Link to article on Search Engine Land:
GPS / NAVIGATION
4) Tennesseans to Travel with GPS Monitors in Unusual Study on Transportation, Health
Link to article in The Tennessean:
5) US Department of Justice Okays Clear Channel Buying Metro Networks
Link to article on Radio-Info.com:
6) Smart Parking Tech Might be Paying Off in US Cities
Link to article in Government Technology:
SAFETY / SECURITY
7) US Port Security Technology Evolving
Link to story on the Voice of America:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
8) Street Smarts
Link to article in Time:
9) Traffic Alert Signs to be Posted at New I-94 Tunnel in Wisconsin
Link to article in Milwaukee Small Business Times:
Webinar: TomTom's Latest: Consumer and Fleet Connected Technologies, ITS Information Systems and Automotive Advancements – October 5
How do you get an 85 foot mast under a 65 foot bridge?
Today in Transportation History
1946 **65th anniversary** The US government announces that US Navy vessels will be permanently stationed in the Mediterranean Sea.
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