Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, October 7, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
GEWI to Demonstrate Mobile Traffic Data Entry at World Congress
At ITS World Congress in Orlando, GEWI will unveil a new application to allow government and commercial users to enter traffic data on the iPad. The planned markets for which this could be used are Mobile Data Entry and Data Quality Assurance. Traffic Incident Management and Motorist Assistance are markets also being considered. GEWI will also be speaking on advanced traffic technologies in two sessions, and with BMW will demonstrate a Connected Vehicle service for Local Hazard Warning (LHW) in the Mobility section of the Technology Showcase. To schedule a Mobile Traffic Data Entry demo or Connected Vehicle ride, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
1) Boeing Pushes Asia Infrastructure for Satellite-Based Navigation
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2) Boeing Pitches iPad Navigation Charts to Airlines
Link to article on MarketWatch:
GPS / NAVIGATION
3) GPS Transforms Road Construction
Link to article in the TimesDaily:
4) Video Visitation Bus Connects Jail Inmates to Families
Link to article in Government Technology:
5) Steve Jobs Transformed Our Commutes with the Apple iPod
Link to commentary on TBD:
6) East Germany's Cult Pedestrian Signal Turns 50
Link to article in Spiegel:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
7) Tennessee Tech Looks to Increase Pedestrian Awareness
Link to article in The Oracle:
SAFETY / SECURITY
8) Safe Highway Matters – Fall 2011
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9) California Agency Bans Rail Transit Operators from Using All Portable Wireless Devices
Link to Bay City News Service article:
Link to news release from the California Public Utilities Commission:
10) TriMet Launches Online 'Multimodal' Regional Trip Planner for Bus, Bikes, Walking
Link to article in The Oregonian:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
11) Arizona Says Drivers are Responsible for Dust-Storm Wrecks
ADOT uses technology to learn about and warn drivers of reduced visibility.
Link to article in the Arizona Daily Star:
12) Bangalore Traffic Management Center to Commuters' Rescue
Link to Express News Service article:
Airport Consultants Council Annual Conference and Exhibition– November 7-9 – Palm Springs, California
Looks like I might have to apologize to my kids for all those times I told them not to draw on the car windows.
Today in Transportation History
1826 **185th anniversary** The Granite Railway began operation in Massachusetts.
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