Category Archives: travel

San Diego Trolley Map Shows Realignment of Route #ESRIUC

TweetAre you headed to San Diego the week of July 6 (2013) for ESRIUC? If so then take note of this San Diego trolley realignment map shared with my trusty contact Rupert! Great stuff – enjoy your UC! FYI, be … Continue reading

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Hot Mobile Apps to Maximize Fun this Summer with Your Smartphone and iPad

TweetSummer is a great time to load up on those handy mobile travel apps. Just in time for Memorial Day and the unofficial kick-off of summer, Sprint has shared a few tips for road warriors. Taking a road trip this … Continue reading

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Live Mapping of San Fran Transit with LiveBus

TweetTransit data is co cool and there’s no doubt that the transit app (on mobile) is now the defacto go-to example for coolness when it comes to mobile app development rather than the previous favorite pizza finder or coffee house … Continue reading

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Holiday Travel Tip – Most Costly Airports To Fly Out Of 2012

TweetOnline travel website and travel experts Lets Fly Cheaper announces their result for this year’s most expensive, major U.S international airports to travel in and out of. The airports were ranked on the cost of a domestic, round trip air … Continue reading

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Mobile Tip – Tracking Flights With Flight Tracker on your Android Tablet

TweetFlight Tracker has always been one of those way cool, wow apps that I’d gladly pay for… luckily for all they have free and pro versions of their awesome apps – and now in case you didn’t know they also … Continue reading

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What One thing MUST You Pack for #ESRIUC

TweetEsriuc conference week in San Diego is coming at us fast. this is year #14 for yours truly and as a seasoned traveler and veteran visitor to San Diego for UC I know there’s always a couple of things that … Continue reading

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San Diego Story Map – A curated list of suggested places to visit #esriuc

TweetOur friends at Esri have tipped us off about a fun, curated map of places that you might want to visit while in San Diego… a pretty nice UI too! See the San Diego Story Map here Source: Uploaded by … Continue reading

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New Yorker Goings On mobile app (iOS and Android)

TweetThe New Yorker magazine has rolled out a terrific location-aware location search app designed to keep New Yorkers in tune with cultural activities taking place nearby.  Available for iPhone and Android apps today, the app provides users with interesting updates … Continue reading

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Locations of TSA Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) aka. Full Body Scanners

TweetAs the busy travel season approaches many people are wondering at which locations around the country are the AIT machines (full body scanners) being used? A search around the TSA website revealed that it was back in March when some … Continue reading

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Infographic – Just How Safe Is It To Fly?

TweetAn interesting info graphic showing us just how safe it really is to fly – note: data were gathered in 2009 and analyzed for creation of this graphic depiction. This graphic of interest as reports are showing that air travel … Continue reading

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Virgin America Flyers Can Now Add Google Mapping to Their Flight Plan

TweetThe Red Touch-Screen Entertainment Platform Upgrades Include an Open Tab Service, Next Gen Google Maps and the First-Ever Digital In-Flight Shopping Platform. With this latest upgrade, travelers access to a host of new amenities, including next generation, enhanced terrain view … Continue reading

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WiFi usage to be curtailed on flights according to TSA

TweetJust when the public is starting to hope for or get accustomed to in-flight usage of WiFi (think Tweeting from 35,000 feet etc…) the TSA has stepped in – as a result of this weeks attempted Terrorist attack on a … Continue reading

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