Wednesday, January 19, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
Join ITS America Webinar Series on GEWI’s Traffic Technology Tour, Jan. 28 @ 1pm EST
The 2011 ITS America Webinar Series continues Friday, Jan. 28, at 1 p.m. EST with a presentation by GEWI on the highlights of its North America Traffic Technology Tour. The session will address location referencing and harmonization, data exchange between systems and connected vehicles/IntelliDrive, and real time data for traffic navigation systems. To register for the Jan. 28th session, click here. For more information contact Charlie Tennyson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jim O’Neill at email@example.com
GPS / NAVIGATION
1) New York City Lawmakers Make Push for GPS Street Cleaning
Supporters say proposal would allow residents to see when sweepers have passed their streets so they can park.
Link to story and video on NY1 News:
2) Pay as You Drive
Link to commentary in the Toronto Star:
SAFETY / SECURITY
3) Man Arrested for Taking Suspicious Pictures of Miami International Airport
Link to story on WTVJ-TV:
4) OnStar’s New Leaders Should Try a New Approach
Link to column on CNBC:
5) Buses Using Virtual World to Navigate
Link to article in the Star Tribune:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
6) UK Government Planning £3 Billion Traffic and Parking Management Systems
Link to article in Computerworld UK:
7) Technology to Enhance Taiwan Traffic Control During Lunar New Year Holiday
Link to article on Focus Taiwan:
8) Audi Launches Urban Intelligent Assist Project
Link to article on autoevolution:
Link to news release from Audi:
9) Volvo ‘Platoon’ Road Trains Let You Nap While Driving at 70 MPH
Link to article and video on CNET UK:
Link to additional information on SARTRE Project:
10) Car Theft by Antenna
Researchers beat automatic locking and ignition systems.
Link to article in Technology Review:
– Request for Proposals – Computerized Adaptive Traffic Signal Control System – North Central Texas Council of Governments
Maritime Vietnam – March 9-11 – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Today in Transportation History
1961 **50th anniversary** An Aeronaves de México flight, taking off from New York International Airport, crashed after an aborted takeoff. Four people were killed.
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