Tuesday, February 15, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Confirmed as Speaker 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 agenda and register. To view IBTTA’s entire 2011 Education Series, click here.
1) Federal Budget Full of Cuts Boosts Funding for NextGen
Link to article in The Press of Atlantic City:
2) Sabre, Expedia Warned by US Against Display Bias
Link to Bloomberg article:
3) January Issue of IEEE ITS Society Newsletter
Link to newsletter:
4) Virtual Parking and Payment System to Be Launched in UK
Link to article in Fleet News:
5) Railroad Gates, Warnings Inactive as Two Cars Slam Into Standing Freight Train in Chicago
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:
6) Webinar: ‘We’re Not in Kansas Anymore’
A recording of a webinar from Global Traffic Technologies on traffic signal priority control in Olathe, Kansas.
Link to YouTube videos:
7) Ottawa Mulls Making Money Off Bus-Tracking Data
Link to CBC News story:
8) Karnataka to Implement Real-Time Bus Tracking System in Mysore, India
Link to article in the Business Standard:
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9) Freeway Operations; Regional Systems Management and Operations; Managed Lanes 2010
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:
10) BMW Helvetica Font in Lights
Company uses trademarked font on its navigation system screen.
Link to blog in Forbes:
CeBIT – March 1-5 – Hannover, Germany
Today in Transportation History
1961 **50th anniversary** A Sabena Airlines flight, carrying the entire US Figure Skating team, crashed on approach to Brussels’ Zaventem Airport. All 72 people aboard the flight, and one person on the ground, were killed.
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