Friday, November 1, 2002
- Transportation Communications NewsletterFriday, November 1, 2002 -- ISSN: 1529-10571) German Prototype Next-Generation Navigation System Will Tap Into Traffic Management Center DataLink to article in the ICDN Newsletter:2) UK Airport Security Measures To Counter The Threat Of Terrorism Are "Confusing"Link to article in the Financial Times:http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1035872918102&p=1012571727159 (free registration required)3) New News Magazine From TRB's IDEA Program- Tracking Trains (page 7)- Accessible Transit Fare Machines (page 7)- Secure Systems, Safe Riders: Two New Transit IDEA Initiatives (page 9)Link to Ignition:4) 100+ MPH Amtrak Train Uses Satellites For SafetyLink to story on WLS-TV (Chicago, Illinois):http://abclocal.go.com/wls/news/103102_ns_train.html (includes link to video report)5) Union Pacific Railroad Keeps Communication On TrackLink to article in Crisis Manager:6) Smart Traffic Controls Tested In Seattle & TucsonLink to news release from the University of Arizona:7) Vivid Traffic SignsNewspaper says West Virginia should install fluorescent yellow-green signs at crossings.Link to editorial in The Charleston Gazette (Charleston, West Virginia):8) Multi-State Conference Works To Coordinate Abduction AlertsLink to Associated Press story on MyInKy.com:9) Australian Train Driver Asks For Direct Radio LinkSays freight and passenger train operators need to be able to communicate with one another.Link to story in The Advertiser (Adelaide, Australia):10) Radio Appeal By Transit Agency For Donations Draws Limited ResponseLink to story on TheGazetteNews.com:11) CSX Unveils Remote-Control Trains In West VirginiaLink to article in The Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, West Virginia):12) Meeting Summary Of AASHTO's Subcommittee On Systems Operations & ManagementLink to meeting report via the National Associations Working Group for ITS:13) November Issue Of Successes In Streamlining Newsletter OnlineThis month's issue looks at AASHTO's Center for Environmental Excellence:Link to newsletter via the Federal Highway Administration:14) Atlantis Amends Proposed Sale Of ITS DivisionLink to news release from Atlantis Systems Corp.:Web Site of the Day: Kenya Ports AuthorityThe Kenya Ports Authority manages the Port of Mombassa. On thesite you'll find information on the port, including the facilities, trafficand a summary of future plans for the port. One of the interestingofferings on the site is information about the Maritime College ofBandari. The college was formed by the port authority to providetraining and staff development. The school also hosts internationaland regional conferences and workshops.
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