Bernie’s Transportation Communications Newsletter (TCN) – November 25, 2009

November 25, 2009 at 7:13 pm

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057

Happy Thanksgiving!


1) Aviation Groups Tell Congress NextGen Will Spur Jobs

Link to article in The Wichita Eagle:

Link to further information from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association:


2) Maryland State Highway Administration Pilots State-of-the Art Variable Speed Advisory Technology

Link to story on WBAL Radio:

Link to news release from Maryland SHA:


3) Traffic-Time Signs Going Statewide in North Carolina

But some commuters don’t find them useful.

Link to article in The Herald:

4) Intelligent Roads: Several Approaches to Keeping Streets Clearer

Link to article in the Financial Times:

5) Beware, Big Brother is Watching

A look behind-the-scenes of the Bangalore Traffic Management Centre.

Link to article in the Bangalore Mirror:

Link to further information from the Bangalore City Traffic Police:


6) Traffic Accident Avoidance Technology Advances

Link to story on Minnesota Public Radio:

7) GM to Work with National Federation of the Blind on 2011 Chevy Volt Sounds

Link to article in The Car Connection:

Link to news release from General Motors:

News Releases

1) Closer Links for ITS United Kingdom and ITS Australia

2) New Real-Time Interactive Traffic Map Aims to Help Connecticut Travelers

3) European Project for Integration of UAS: Unmanned Aircraft to Conquer the Skies

Job Posting

–  Executive Director – E-ZPass Interagency Group – Wilmington, Delaware/Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Area

Upcoming Events

Texas Transportation Forum – January 6-8 – Austin, Texas

Today in Transportation History

1909 **100th anniversary** – Edvard Rusjan made the first successful flight in an Eastern European airplane.


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