Monday, February 27, 2012

Monday, February 27, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, February 27, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) United Arab Emirates Launches Electronic Aviation Encyclopedia

Link to article from the Emirates News Agency:


2) New York State DOT Rethinks Traffic Camera Towers on Parkways After Complaints

Link to article in The Journal News:

3) Maine DOT Adding Traffic Cameras to I-295 in Advance of Construction

Link to article in The Portland Press Herald:

Link to news release from Maine DOT:


4) Poster Campaign Urges Toronto Residents to 'Save the Subways'

Link to CBC News story:

Link to news release from the Toronto Taxpayers Coalition:


5) New Jersey Fire Chief Develops App to Improve Emergency Response

Link to article in the Daily Record:

Link to further information:


6) US DOT's Distraction Guidelines as Challenge and Opportunity

Link to article on Telematics Update:


7) Minnesota Light Rail Gets a Name, New Logo

Link to story on Minnesota Public Radio:

Link to news release:

8) Linx Transportation Network in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming Launches Online Ticketing

Link to article in Teton Valley News:

Link to further information from Linx:


9) Kentucky Speedway Getting the Fix on Traffic

Link to article in the Lexington Herald-Leader:

10) New Animated DC Beltway Traffic Map Takes Guesswork Out of Commute

Link to story on WUSA-TV:

Link to map:

11) Speed Sensors to Help Ohio Motorists Plan Travel Routes

Link to article in The Daily Jeffersonian:

12) Master of Lights: The Man Who Controls Over 4,000 Signal Lights in Los Angeles

Link to article on Neon Tommy:


13) Bill Ford: Computing Tech Will Upend the Auto Industry

Link to article on CNET:

14) More Fleets Get Connected

Link to article in Connected World:

News Releases

1) San Francisco International Airport's Noise Abatement Website Goes 3D

2) City of Zhenjiang, China and IBM Collaborate to Build a Smarter City

3) Launches New Bus Tracking Application for Customers

4) TomTom Expands Coverage of Real-Time Traffic Products for Licensing Customers

5) TomTom Signs Deal with NDrive to Enable Innovative Location-Based Apps for the Growing Mobile Market

6) BMW Introduces AUPEO Personal Radio App

7) ALK Technologies Announces Free CoPilot GPS App

8) Texas DOT Lets Potential Drunk Drivers See Themselves Behind Bars

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Today in Transportation History

2002 **10th anniversary** A train fire in India killed 59 Hindu pilgrims.


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