Thursday, April 30, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057
TIC3 From GEWI – One Platform, Multiple Deployment Options
Whether you are looking to provide Interoperability between legacy systems, launch or upgrade a 511 Service, generate Traffic Flows & Predictive models, Traffic Alerts, Traffic Plans & Simulations, report on Work Zones & Road Conditions, run an automated Radio Traffic Advisory system, or produce Navigation Quality Data, TIC3 from GEWI is the solution. All of these services, and more, can be achieved by simple configuration of this single commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software platform, already in use in over 100+ projects worldwide. To discuss your requirements, contact firstname.lastname@example.org and look for GEWI in booth #329 at ITS America.
1) Aviation Industry Presses for ‘NextGen’ at Annual Summit
Link to story on NextGov:
2) Airports Seek Thermal-Scan Solution to Swine Flu Spread
Link to story in Wired:
3) AAAE, FAA Host Airfield Safety and Signage Meeting
Link to story on AviationNews:
4) In-Flight Wireless Ban Needs More Study
Link to commentary in the San Jose Mercury News:
5) FAA’s Turn Toward Secrecy
Link to commentary on AVweb:
GPS / NAVIGATION
6) Norway Joins Galileo Project
Link to story in GPS World:
7) Communication on the Road
A low-cost GPS-based positioning architecture for V2V and V2I systems uses a scalable, flexible system that enables a range of in-vehicle safety features.
Link to story in GPS World:
8) Latest Issue of ERTICO-ITS Europe’s iMobility Newsletter
Link to newsletter:
9) Maryland Program Lets You Pay Parking Meters Using Your Cell Phone
Link to story on WTOP Radio:
10) Report Finds More Flaws in Seattle DOT’s Snow Response
Link to story in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
SAFETY / SECURITY
11) Adirondack Northway Cell Gap Closed
Coverage expanded over sections of previously dark I-87.
Link to story in the Press-Republican:
12) Illinois Lawmakers Propose School Bus Tracking Devices
Link to story in the Quad-City Times:
13) The Dangers of Texting While Driving
Video captures what happens when bus driver is texting.
Link to story on NBC’s Today:
14) Oregon Lawmakers Want ‘Greeters’ in Place at MAX Stations
Link to story in The Oregonian:
15) Mobile Transit Payment Project in the Works in France
Link to story in American Banker:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
16) Bringing Efficiency to the Infrastructure
A smart infrastructure wave may be coming.
Link to story in The New York Times:
International Congress on Sound and Vibration – July 5-9 – Kraków, Poland
Today in Transportation History
1939 **70th anniversary** – The New York World’s Fair opened with several transportation exhibits, including GM’s Futurama.
The Transportation Communications Newsletter is published electronically Monday through Friday.
To subscribe send an e-mail to: TCNLemail@example.com
To unsubscribe send an e-mail to: TCNLfirstname.lastname@example.org
TCN archives: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transport-communications
Questions, comments about the TCN? Please write the editor, Bernie Wagenblast at email@example.com.
© 2009 Bernie Wagenblast