Tuesday, January 18, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
Discuss Federal Legislative Initiatives at IBTTA Legislative Conference – March 7-8, Washington, DC
The interest in new business approaches from all-electronic tolling to distance-based road charging will require new relationships and collaboration as well as new legislative and regulatory support. Attend IBTTA’s Legislative Conference to better understand and influence federal and state policymaking. Delegates will have the opportunity to visit with members of Congress during a reception at the U.S. Capitol. Visit www.IBTTA.org to view the preliminary agenda, register, and learn about sponsorship opportunities. To view IBTTA’s entire 2011 Education Series, click here.
1) Philippines Senate Leader Wants Air Traffic Modernization Deal Probed
Link to article in the People’s Journal:
2) Electronic Devices: Interfering with Flight?
Link to article in The New York Times:
3) Digital Directions
New York airports achieve customer satisfaction and return on investment through digital signage and self-service welcome centers.
Link to article in Passenger Terminal World:
4) Traffic Cameras Help Fargo, North Dakota Street Crews
Link to story and video on KVLY-TV:
5) China Launches Its Online Mapping Service
Link to Xinhua article:
Link to Map World: http://www.tianditu.cn
6) Will Electronic Toll Systems Become Terrorist Targets?
Link to article in Network World:
GPS / NAVIGATION
7) Europe Defends ‘Stupid’ Galileo Satellite
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8) The Route Out of Traffic Hell
A review of the TomTom Go Live 1000.
Link to review in the Irish Independent:
9) How London Leads the Way in Techno Wizardry
Link to article in the London Evening Standard:
10) Twitter, Facebook, Police Media and Crowdsourced Mapping During Australia’s Flood Crisis – A First Pass Overview
Link to article on StreetCorner:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
11) Montana DOT Ad Raises Question: Can You be Charged with DUI on a Horse?
Link to article and video in USA Today:
SAFETY / SECURITY
12) Toll Tickets Seem a Likely Target for Distracted-Driving Campaigners
Link to blog on TOLLROADSnews:
13) Advertising Could Pay for a Mission to Mars, Scientist Says
Link to story on Fox News:
Link to article in the Journal of Cosmology:
14) Montana’s Mountain Line Sets Records, Wants High-Tech Upgrades for Missoula Buses
Link to article in the Missoulian:
15) Bulgaria Aims to Introduce E-ticketing Systems Across All Public Transport Modes
Link to article on Balkans.com:
16) Study: Transit Drivers Involved in Collisions Twice as Likely to Use Phone While Driving
Link to article in Metro:
17) Transit Agencies Cultivate Customer Base to Grow Rail Ridership
Link to article in Metro:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
18) Chicago’s Bus Tracker: Taking the Guesswork Out of Waiting for the Bus
Link to video on Streetfilms:
19) Online Traffic Busters to Navigate Jakarta’s Streets
Link to article in the Jakarta Globe:
20) Latest Issue of CONDUITS Newsletter Online
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GIS for Transportation Symposium – March 27-30 – Hershey, Pennsylvania
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1911 **100th anniversary** In San Francisco Bay Eugene Ely made the first landing by an aircraft on a ship.
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