Bernie’s Transportation Communications Newsletter (TCN) – November 30, 2010

November 30, 2010 at 6:05 pm

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) J911: Fast GPS Jammer Detection

Link to article in GPS World:


2) Florida Sued Over Sale of Drivers’ Personal Information

Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:,0,826772.story

3) Thinking Highways – November/December 2010 North America Issue Online

Link to magazine:,BG3E,2JG1LC,W6OC,1


4) City Parking Smartens Up with Streetline

Link to article in Wired:


5) Texas DOT Makes Telenovelas to Discourage Drinking and Driving

Link to story on Fox News Latino:


6) Cranston, Rhode Island: 1/3 of Illegal Stop Signs from RI DOT

Link to story and video on WPRI-TV:


7) Palm Beach County, Florida’s High-Tech Security Hub Tracks Terror Threats and Crime

Link to article in The Palm Beach Post:


8) DC Metro Seeking to Replace $60.5 Million in Track Circuits

Link to article in The Examiner:


9) Washington State DOT Web Site Use Soars During Storm

Link to article in The Seattle Times:

News Releases

1) ARC Europe Takes European Traffic Information for the 40+ Million Auto Club Members to a New Level

2) USA Parking, Automated Valet to Kick Off New Computer-less Operating System: USA Parking Valet App

3) Illinois DOT Upgrades Popular Travel Web Site for Winter Driving Season


In yesterday’s edition I posted a story about track sensors on Washington, DC’s Metro system.  The article came up on my news search as a new story but after posting the article I realized it was actually from July 2009.  An updated version of the story is in today’s edition (story #8).  My apologies for the mistake.

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