Thursday, September 27, 2012

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, September 27, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) NAV Portugal and Brazil's DECEA Combine Forces
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

2) The Future of In-Flight Entertainment
Link to article in USA Today:


3) Google Street View Cars Capturing Images in West Bank Settlements
Link to article on Ynetnews:


4) ACLU Sues to Get Info on License Plate Tracking
Link to article in The Hill:
Link to news release:

5) Carmageddon II: Los Angeles TV Stations to Pool Helicopter Coverage
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:

6) Preview of 2012 ITS World Congress
Link to Previewnews from ITS International:


7) New York MTA Votes to Keep Taking Controversial Ads – with Disclaimer
Link to article on Transportation Nation:
Link to news release:

8) Alcohol Ads Coming to Charlotte, North Carolina Area Trains and Buses
Link to article in The Charlotte Observer:

9) The Commute of the Future
To get riders, buses try to be more like trains; skip red lights.
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:


10) Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Launches Traffic App
Link to article in The Nation:

11) EDITS – European Digital Traffic Infrastructure Network for Intelligent Transport Systems
Link to article from ERTICO:

12) Traffic Genie App Offers Real-Time Traffic Info for Bangalore
Link to blog on Medianama:

News Releases

 -  Request for Proposals – ITS America – Analysis of State and Local Transportation Plans

Upcoming Events
National Airports Conference – October 21-23 – New Orleans

Today in Transportation History    
1972 **40th anniversary** Cambridge Systematics was founded.

2007 **5th anniversary** NASA launched the Dawn spacecraft on a mission to explore the Vesta and Ceres asteroid belts.

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