Friday, March 16, 2012

Friday, March 16, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 16, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Montreal Airport to Increase Number of Missing Children Ads

Link to CP article:

2) MondoWindow Gives In-Flight Entertainment a Multimedia Content Twist

Link to article on Tnooz:

Link to MondoWindow:


3) Bing Maps Touches Up Pushpins and Popups, Transit Info

Link to blog on WebProNews:


4) Technology and Tools That Will Shape the Future of How We Travel

Link to article on Tnooz:


5) A Meter so Expensive, It Creates Parking Spots

San Francisco uses technology and law of supply and demand to assure open spaces.

Link to article in The New York Times:


6) 'Education' Campaign Push Starts for Atlanta Transportation Referendum

Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:


7) Ohio DOT Hopes Branding is Way to Drive New Revenue

Link to article in The Columbus Dispatch:

8) Smart Snowplows Keep the Highway to Valdez, Alaska, Clear

Link to article in Government Technology:


9) Rising Fuel Prices Put Telematics in the Driving Seat for Fleet Operators

Link to article on


10) Can IBM Fix Boston's Bad Traffic?

Link to article in The Boston Globe:

11) Nigerian Twitter and Facebook Traffic Update Service Nominated for Shorty Awards

Link to article on Techzim:

12) Reports from FHWA on Clarus

- The New Clarus Overview

- Enhanced Road Weather Forecasting: Clarus Regional Demonstrations

- Seasonal Load Restriction Tool: Clarus Regional Demonstrations

- Maintenance and Operations Decision Support Tool: Clarus Regional Demonstrations

- Multistate Control Strategy Tool: Clarus Regional Demonstration

- Enhanced Road Weather Content for Travel Advisories: Clarus Regional Demonstrations

- Integrating Clarus Weather Station Data and State Crash Data into a Travel Decision Support Tool

News Releases

1) Montreal-Trudeau: North America's First Airport to Offer Self-Service Baggage Drop-Off

2) CBS Outdoor and New York MTA Integrate Breaking Transit News Into Subway Entrance Signs

3) Colorado DOT Seeks Proposals to Address Mobility and Congestions Issues on I-70


- Request for Information – VRE Mobile Ticketing – Virginia Railway Express

Upcoming Events

Symposium: Adapting to Climate Change – An International Discussion – March 28 – Newark, New Jersey

Friday Bonus

Going down?

Today in Transportation History

1912 **100th anniversary** The steamship Oceana collided with the barque Pisagua off the English coast.


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