Thursday, July 15, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Surfing Web in the Sky for Free? It Could Happen as Soon as Next Year: Analyst
Link to CP article:
2) Skies Become Friendlier for In-Flight Wi-Fi
Link to story and audio report on NPR’s All Things Considered:
3) Airport Cooperative Research Program Addresses Many Needs but Could Enhance Transparency and Clarify Scope of Research Role
Link to report from the Government Accountability Office:
4) New Toll Signs Welcome All Texas Tags
Link to story on KXAN-TV:
5) Signs of the Stimulus
Some call it transparency, others another example of government waste.
Link to story and video ABC’s World News:
6) Labor Union: Stimulus Signs Create Jobs
Link to story from CBS News:
7) Tech Advances Improving Transportation Efficiency
Link to article in Industry Market Trends:
8) Missouri DOT Reports Barrel Bob Kidnapping
Link to blog in the Kansas City Business Journal:
9) Zebras, Puffins, Pelicans or Hawks for Pedestrians?
Debate over the most effective markings and signs for roadway crossings.
Link to blog on The City Fix:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
10) Florida Agency, Publisher at Odds Over Driver Handbook
Company prints and distributes handbook at no cost to state but includes ads for its driving school.
Link to article in The Miami Herald:
11) Wi-Fi on Trains
Link to podcast in The New York Times:
12) Debate Continues on Installing CCTV to Prevent Suicides at Scottish Bridge
Link to article in the Clydebank Post:
13) Cesar Satellite: The (Financial) Crisis Helped Restructure the Telematics Services Market in Russia
Link to interview in Telematics Update:
14) Ford, Nuance Make Sync More Conversational
Link to blog on ZDNet:
Link to news release from Ford and Nuance:
Link to video from Ford:
15) Four Rural South Carolina Bus Routes Go Wireless
Link to article in The Post and Courier:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
16) Data-Crunchers Ready to Predict Traffic Tie-Ups
Link to article from The New York Times:
17) FHWA Releases 2010 Traffic Incident Management Handbook Update
Link to further information:
– Letters of Interest – Proactive Use of Social Media in Public Transportation – Transportation Research Board
International Road Federation Third Latin America Regional Congress – December 14-16 – Bogotá, Colombia
Today in Transportation History
1975 **35th anniversary** Soyuz 19 blasted off. It participated in the first docking of spacecraft launched from different nations.
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