Wednesday, January 1, 2003
- Transportation Communications NewsletterWednesday, January 1, 2003 -- ISSN: 1529-1057Happy New Year!1) Winter Issue Of Crossroads OnlineNewsletter from the Transportation Information Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.- Court Rules Negligence in Obscured Stop Sign Case (page 1)- Sign Vandalism (page 1)- Work Zone Signing (page 2)- Phone System Speeds Snow Removal (page 2)2) Updating The Pennsylvania TurnpikeElectronic toll collection and advanced traveler information help keep traffic moving.Link to article in World Trade:http://www.worldtrademag.com/CDA/ArticleInformation/features/BNP__Features__Item/0,3483,89676,00.html3) Smart Displays En Route For BusesLink to article in the Lincolnshire Echo (Lincoln, UK):
http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/displayNode.jsp?nodeId=57711&command=displayContent&sourceNode=57238&contentPK=34410004) New Anti-Terror Measures In Israel: IDs For Powered ParaglidersLink to article in Ha'aretz (Tel Aviv, Israel):http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=247185&contrassID=2&subContrassID=5&sbSubContrassID=0&listSrc=Y5) Questions Raised About Scanners For Screening Airport WorkersLink to Associated Press story in the Tyler Morning Telegraph (Tyler, Texas):6) ITS America Seeks Volunteers For 2005 World CongressLink to announcement from ITS America:7) Service Locates Stolen VehiclesLink to story in Fleet Owner:Web Site of the Day: Royal Observatory, GreenwichLocated at the Prime Meridian, longitude 0° 0' 0', the RoyalObservatory has played an important role in navigation. Itwas founded in 1675 and its original mission was to find away for sailors to locate their longitude while at sea. Thiswas also the place where Greenwich Mean Time originated.GMT is now called Universal Time by many. The siteprovides historical as well as current astronomicalinformation.
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