Wednesday, November 1, 2006
- Transportation Communications NewsletterWednesday, November 1, 2006 -- ISSN 1529-1057
IBTTA Technology Workshop: South America Register Today!Join IBTTA for the first Technology Workshop in Santiago, Chile, on November 12-14, 2006. The Workshop, hosted by the Chilean Association of Concessionaires (COPSA) will offer international perspectives on sophisticated technologies that are improving mobility in Chile , Latin America and Europe .Hear from visionaries and architects responsible for developing the worlds most advanced transportation and toll collection systems. Youll learn about: The Institutional Issues that Impact Deployment, The Chilean Road Concession Model, Beyond the Border: South American Toll Systems, Interoperability on European Roads/Technology for Increasing Mobility and The North American Perspective. This is a unique opportunity to interact with technology leaders from Latin and South America . Make your plans today to network with the industrys leading designers, builders and operators from across the globe who are shaping the future of toll technology register today!1) FCC Backs Airlines Free Wi-Fi at Logan AirportLink to Reuters story:2) Nav Canada Flies Steady 10 Years after Canada Privatized Air Navigation SystemLink to Canadian Press story:3) FCC Seeks Comment on Public Safety NetworkLink to story in Washington Technology:4) What Is the Future of Airline Connectivity Post-Connexion?Link to story from Air Transport World:5) Your Personal Toll BoothLink to story in Washington CEO:http://www.washingtonceo.com/index.php?id=90&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=116&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=49&cHash=c136a7bd556) Wednesday Interview: Michael Kornhauser of ALK on Why Satnav is Going MobileLink to interview on Tech Digest:7) ITS Benefit of the MonthFreeway service patrol programs that enlist full-time support reduce incident duration by 15 to 30 percent over programs with part-time staff.Link to further information from US DOT:8) New Additions to US DOTs Electronic Documents Library- Computer-Aided Dispatch Traffic Management Center Field Operational Test Final Report: State of Utah (July 2006)- Computer-Aided Dispatch Traffic Management Center Field Operational Test Final Report: Washington State (July 2006)News Releases1) Houston Transtar Wins National Award - Web site served the region during Hurricane Rita evacuation2) TrafficCast International Deploys the World's Largest Cellular Probe System in Shanghai3) New Online Trip Planner Now on Cincinnati Metros Web SiteLink to trip planner: http://tripplanner.go-metro.com:8082/hiwireSolicitationRequest for Proposals - Electronic Toll Collection System - Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel DistrictUpcoming EventsMotorcoach Expo 2007 January 16-21 New OrleansToday in Transportation History1859 The current Cape Lookout , North Carolina lighthouse is lit for the first time.=============================================================================================The Transportation Communications Newsletter is published electronically Monday through Friday.For a free subscription please send a message to:To unsubscribe, please send a message to:TCN homepage: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transport-communicationsQuestions, comments about the TCN? Please write the editor, Bernie Wagenblast at i95berniew@....© 2006 Bernie Wagenblast
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