Tuesday, May 3, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
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1) International Civil Aviation Organization Wants to Make Black Boxes Easier to Find
Link to Dow Jones Newswires article:
2) American Airlines Tests In-Flight Streaming Video
Link to AP article:
Link to news release from American Airlines:
3) NACTO Releases Reader-Friendly Design Guide for Bike-Friendly Streets
Link to blog on Streetsblog Capitol Hill:
Link to news release from the National Association of City Transportation:
4) Delayed Tolling Erodes Washington State DOT’s Credibility
Link to story and video on KING-TV:
GPS / NAVIGATION
5) Delhi High Court Stays Government’s Order for GPS Installation in 200 Autorickshaws
Link to article in the Deccan Herald:
6) Organizers of Youth Climate Rally Sue Utah DOT Over Rally Restrictions
Link to article in The Salt Lake Tribune:
Link to news release from the ACLU of Utah:
7) City of Los Angeles Suspends DOT Workers in Porn Film
Link to story on KABC-TV:
8) Apps Contest Winners Need Better Government Data to Sustain Innovative Services
Link to article in Government Technology:
9) Which Tech Tools Do Experts Use When They Travel?
Link to article on The Huffington Post:
10) US DOT Awards $6.5 Million for Real-Time Truck Parking Information Systems
Link to article in the Commercial Carrier Journal:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
11) Transportation Tax Campaign Takes Shape in Georgia
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
SAFETY / SECURITY
12) Highway Call Boxes Becoming Obsolete
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:
13) Wireless Communications: ‘Cloud Computing’ Telematics for School Bus Transportation
Link to article in School Transportation News:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
14) Pennsylvania DOT Expands Network of Cameras, Message Boards
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
15) The Responder – May 2011
Link to newsletter from the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition:
16) State Farm iPhone App Rates Your Driving
Link to article in PC Magazine:
Link to news release from State Farm:
17) Smart Phones, Smart Fleets
Link to article in FleetOwner:
18) Intel is Inside … Cars
An interview with Joel Hoffmann of Intel’s Automotive Solutions Division.
Link to article in Assembly:
19) Volkswagen Concept Turns Your Entire Car Into a GPS Display
Link to blog on DVICE:
1) New iPhone/iPad Navigation App Route Master – Share Real-Time Traffic Speed/Route Info
2) Automotive OEMs Augment Embedded Navigation Market
3) Automotive OEM and Aftermarket Infotainment Systems Set to Grow by One-Third
4) China TransInfo Featured on CCTV-1 News Broadcast
5) Nova Scotia Working with Municipalities to Address Highway Sign Clutter
– Call for Tender – Supply of Electronic Data Related to Air Transport – European Commission, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport
Webinar: Communicating the Value of Research – A Focus on Successful State DOT Practices and Case Studies – May 5
Today in Transportation History
1881 **130th anniversary** Leonides Woolley received a patent for the first electric headlight for a locomotive.
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