Tuesday, March 23, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057
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1) A Vote to Replace Radar
Link to article in The New York Times:
2) Airport Device Follows Fliers’ Phones
TSA could use technology to track time spent in security lines.
Link to article in USA Today:
3) Air-Traffic Controllers Earn Praise for a Calm Assist
Link to column in The Washington Post:
4) e-Media: A Look at Web-Based Customer Service and Marketing Solutions
Link to article in Airport Business:
5) In-Air Advertising Soars with Branded Snack Bags on Delta
In-airport advertising also growing.
Link to article on MediaBuyerPlanner:
6) Fury as Google Puts the SAS’s Secret Base on Street View in ‘Very Serious Security Breach’
Link to article in the Daily Mail:
7) Cash Tolls on Miami-Dade Expressways Will Soon be Electronic
Link to article in The Miami Herald:
GPS / NAVIGATION
8) Three New GLONASS Satellites Activated
Link to article in GPS World:
9) Washington State Ferry Riders Can Use HERO Line to Report Line Cutters
Link to article in The Seattle Times:
10) Flinc Will Turn Your Car Into a Taxi (Fare Included)
Link to CNET News blog:
11) The Future of… Parking
Link to video on ZDNet:
12) Florida Road System to Warn of Panthers
Link to article in The News-Press:
SAFETY / SECURITY
13) More Cities Ban Digital Billboards
Link to article in USA Today:
14) Cell Restriction Included in Proposed Commercial Motor Vehicle Texting Ban
Link to article in Land Line:
15) Drones May be Sent Soon to Help with US-Mexico Border Security, DHS Secretary Says
Link to article in The Dallas Morning News:
16) Motolingo Brings Telematics to Clunkers
Link to CNET News column:
17) An Easier Way to Use Bus Tracker
DePaul University puts tracking information on public displays around campuses.
Link to article in the Chicago Sun-Times:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
18) Pune Municipal Corporation’s Intelligent Transport System Draws Flak
Link to Express News Service article:
19) Bangalore’s Traffic Nightmare
Technology may help commuters.
Link to article and video on GlobalPost:
20) RAC Traffic Review
Link to review on Know Your Mobile:
21) Hey Los Angeles Metro, How About Some Accurate Information?
Link to blog on KTLA-TV:
22) Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch on Toyota’s PR Disaster
Link to CNBC video:
Webinar: Experience from Others: How to Successfully Apply the ITS Knowledge Resources for Decision Making – April 15
Today in Transportation History
1965 **45th anniversary** Gemini-3, the first two-person NASA space flight, was launched.
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