Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, November 25, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) European Commission Transport Commissioner Sees 'Genuine Risk' in Air Traffic Modernization
Link to article on EurActiv:
Link to news release from the European Commission:
2) Technology Key in Airport Development
Link to article from Airline Business:
3) Vending Machine Offers DIY Banners at Dutch Airport
Link to Reuters article:
4) Taxi Cab Recorders in Nanjing, China Bring Up Privacy Doubts
Link to article in China Daily:
GPS / NAVIGATION
5) Harold Goddijn: TomTom's Founder Needs His Business to Turn the Corner
Link to article in The Guardian:
6) Coordinated Security Response Tested by Singapore Agencies
Link to story on Channel NewsAsia:
7) News from ERTICO – ITS Europe
- Workshop: Implementation of NFC Technology on Public Transport in Spain
- AMITRAN Project Launched to Develop a CO2 Assessment Methodology for ITS
- News from the Traveller Information Services Association (TISA)
- ITS Austria Conference 2011: 2012 Marked by Intelligent Transport Systems
8) Prescott, Arizona Abolishes Transportation Coordinating Committee
Link to article in The Daily Courier:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
9) Belgian Traffic Institute Unveils Driving Warning via Facebook
Application sends fake newspaper article describing death via car accident.
Link to story on Deutsche Welle:
Link to further information: http://www.bivv.be/?menu=campagnesnl&detail=21 (in Dutch)
10) Bangalore Traffic Cops Score a Hit on Facebook
Use site to locate hit and run driver.
Link to article in The Indian Express:
Link to Bangalore Traffic Police Facebook page:
11) Cowlitz County, Washington Coffee Shops Helping People Wake Up to Dangers of Drunk Driving
Link to article in The Daily News:
SAFETY / SECURITY
12) Despite Billboard-Size Warning, Reno Area Drivers Nabbed in Traffic Safety Program
Link to article in the Reno Gazette-Journal:
Link to Badge on Board: http://badgeonboard.com/
13) Co-branded EasyCard a Result of Technology Progress: Taipei Mayor
Link to Central News Agency article:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
14) Ohio DOT's $18 Million Web of Cameras and Road Sensors Aim to Ease Your Ride
Link to article in The Plain Dealer:
15) Xiamen Plans to Install HD Video Systems on 20 Busiest Roads
Link to article on What's On Xiamen:
Link to article in the Xiamen Daily:
16) Bryan Mistele Guides Inrix on Road to Success
Link to article on GeekWire:
Webinar: NTOC Applying Analysis Tools in Planning for Operations – December 6
When the Batmobile is in the shop, there's always the subway.
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Today in Transportation History
1986 **25th anniversary** The King Fahd Causeway, which connects Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, was officially opened.
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