Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057

Smarten UP! Sensys Networks’ Universal Platform of Integrated Wireless Vehicle Detection Solutions at the ITS World Congress
Orlando, FL October 16 – 20

Low-cost, dependable, easily installed—and deployed, discover why Sensys Networks’ wireless sensor networks are rapidly replacing legacy transportation systems as the detection solution of choice for the world’s largest traffic data systems.

We invite ITS World Congress delegates to interact with on-going demonstrations of VDS 2.0 — the newest version our award-winning suite of integrated wireless vehicle detection systems. From a single intersection—to an entire region, Sensys Networks wireless Universal Platform provides a flexible, highly cost-effective framework for all vehicle detection applications.

To find our more about our game changing technology, visit us at Booth 1857, or in the Mobility Village, and get ready to Smarten UP! with Sensys Networks Universal Platform of wireless vehicle detection applications. www.sensysnetworks.com/home/sn-at-wc/


1) San Francisco Bay Area Transit Cops Testing Clip-On Cameras

Link to article in Government Technology:



2) ITS Australia Summit: Consistency Critical to Maximize Value of ITS Technologies

Link to article in Transport & Logistics News:


3) Connecting the DOTs, a Guide for Connecting with Your Department of Transportation

Link to report from the NADO Research Foundation:



4) Annoyed by Public Address Messages? Now Experts Say They Don't Work and Put You at Risk

Link to article in The Telegraph:


5) Public Engagement in Facebook: Exploring Vancouver, British Columbia's Transportation Future

Link to blog on America Speaks:



6) Officials Say Efforts to Teach People Safety Have Worked in Oregon

Link to article in the Statesman Journal:



7) TSA Buys Machines to Check IDs and Airline Boarding Passes

Link to story on CNN:


8) Unexpected Problem Arises as Nevada Drivers Comply with Cellphone Ban

Some drivers are pulling onto highway shoulders for calls.

Link to article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal:



9) Beating Traffic Tie-Ups with Technology

Intelligent Mechatronic Systems collects real-time traffic data and delivers it to vehicles.

Link to article on itbusiness.ca:


10) Integrating Business Processes to Improve Travel-Time Reliability

Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


News Releases

1) Smartphones Fuel the Self-Service Revolution at Airports Across the World

2) Fujitsu and Autotalks Partner to Provide Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Processor

3) New York MTA Reduces 117 Phone Numbers to Just One: 511

4) FAA Releases Independent Panel Report on Air-Traffic Controller Training

5) Cubic Transportation Systems Supplies BlackBerry App to RMV for Mobile Ticketing

6) Subaru to Offer SiriusXM on All Models Beginning with Model Year 2012 Vehicles

Upcoming Events

9th truckIT Forum – November 7-8 - Atlanta


Today in Transportation History

1911 **100th anniversary** The first escalator was installed in the London Underground in the Earl's Court Station.



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