Thursday, December 30, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) For Some Travelers Stranded in Airports, Relief is in 140 Characters
Link to article in The New York Times:
2) How Airlines Managed Through the Blizzard
Link to article on TheStreet:
3) Snowpocalypse? Good Thing There’s an App for That
Link to article on All Things Digital:
4) Coming Soon to Seattle: Parking Rates that Go Up at Busiest Times
Link to article in The Seattle Times:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
5) Ads Blast Texting and Driving
Link to article in The State:
Link to news release from AAA Carolinas:
SAFETY / SECURITY
6) Ohio DOT Snow Plows May Switch to Green Light to Cut Crashes
Link to article in The Blade:
Link to news release:
7) Chicago Transit Authority to Test Train Tracker in January
Link to article in Crain’s Chicago Business:
Link to news release from the CTA:
8) Technology Drives Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation
Link to article in the Delcan Herald:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
9) Estonian Highways Board Launches a New Information System for Drivers
Link to article in The Baltic Course:
10) Vail, Colorado Police Strategize to Keep I-70 Open as Snow Piles Up
Link to story and video on KUSA-TV:
11) Turning Traffic Nightmare Into Profitable Venture
Beijing company signs contract to provide traffic information services.
Link to article in Global Times:
Link to news release from China TransInfo:
12) Manila to Implement New Policy of Enforcing Traffic Violations Only Through Cameras
Link to article in BusinessWorld:
1) FCC Considers Expanding Role of Travelers Information Stations to Broadcast Additional Public Safety and Other Information to the Public
2) New Ford Sync Destinations App Offers ‘On the Go’ Navigation; Predicts Best Departure Times
3) Global Consumer Telematics Penetration in New Cars to Reach 62%
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Today in Transportation History
1940 **70th anniversary** The Arroyo Seco Parkway, also known as the Pasadena Freeway, was dedicated. It was the first freeway in the urban western United States.
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