Bernie’s Transportation Communications Newsletter (TCN) – November 24, 2009

November 24, 2009 at 8:09 pm

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057

IBTTA Summit to Explore Transformational Changes in Transportation Funding System — December 13-15, 2009 in Washington, DC

If you are responsible for funding or operating surface transportation infrastructure at the state, regional, county or municipal level, we invite you to attend IBTTA’s Transportation Policy and Finance Summit and explore the transformational changes that must take place to create a sustainable and efficient transportation funding system. CFO Roundtable on December 13, 2009: This Summit will include a special CFO roundtable for chief financial officers from toll agencies, state departments of transportation, and individuals in similar positions to share knowledge and ideas, network, and learn from one another. For registration, hotel and travel information or to view the preliminary agenda, visit


1) India, EU to Cooperate Closely in Aviation Sector

Link to Press Trust of India article:–EU-to-cooperate-closely-in-aviation-sector

Link to news release from the Government of India:

2) How Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Safety is Unique – In the Tower

Link to story and video on KNXV-TV:


3) Iowa Cities Discover Mapping Devices Lagging Behind Rapid Growth

Link to article in The Des Moines Register:


4) Pressure Grows for IT Inclusion in Copenhagen Agreement

Link to article in Computing:


5) Amtrak Promoting ‘Green’ Tourism in Illinois

Link to article in The State Journal-Register:


6) Quick Way to Weigh

Trucks monitored in motion on Delaware highway.

Link to article and video in The News Journal:


7) I-95 Relief for East Coast Holiday Travelers

Link to article in the Washington Business Journal:

Link to I-95 Corridor Travel Time Information:

8) A National Action Plan for Safer More Efficient Transport in Australia

Link to article in Transport & Logistics News:

News Releases

1) Seattle Adding 57 More Traffic Cameras in 2009

Upcoming Events

Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting – January 10-14 – Washington, DC

Today in Transportation History

1969 **40th anniversary** – Apollo 12 splashes down in the Pacific Ocean.


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