Monday, December 1, 2003
- Transportation Communications NewsletterMonday, December 1, 2003 -- ISSN: 1529-10571) New Microsoft Goal: A Computer In Every CarLink to Associated Press story via The Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Arizona):2) UK Drivers Face Mobile Phone FinesLink to story from BBC News:Link to news release from the UK Department for Transport:3) Tories Warn Of Road Congestion ThreatSay plans to give the Highways Agency a traffic management role will lead to more congestion.Link to Press Association story via Scotsman.com:4) OnStar's Scare TacticsLink to article in Forbes:5) News From The ICDN Newsletter- OmniAir Consortium Solicits Support for the First "Co-Deployment Test" Involving 5.9 GHz Devices- RWIS (Almost) for the Asking6) British Public Support For Speed CamerasLink to story on Ananova:7) Coast Guard - Sharing Data, Resources With Homeland AgenciesLink to story in Federal Times:8) Signs On Illinois Freeways To Guide Your CommuteIllinois DOT to post travel times on overhead message signs.Link to story in the Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Illinois):9) FCC Releases Order Expanding E-911 RulesLink to order from the Federal Communications Commission:10) Articles From ITS International- Probing For Traffic Info - A Japanese automotive company has introduced a new traffic condition and route guidance service for qualifying drivers.- A Time for Magic - Wireless connectivity promises to revolutionize the automotive environment, galvanize the telematics industry, and make all our lives easier.- Tough Talking: Charging - Who's Next?- Sharing the Benefits - Growing numbers of German commuters are reaping the benefits of a combined car sharing and public transport use service.- America Goes for Smart Cards- US Warms to Electronic Fee Collection- Fully Automatic Free-Flow Tolling in Norway- Intuitive Systems Improve Safety- Tailgating: The Answer?- eSafety Moves Forward- Transatlantic Triumph - A 'hands across the ocean' approach to ITS has borne fruit.11) Toll Ring Alternates Modeled For New YorkLink to story on TOLLROADSnews:Link to report from the Regional Plan Association: http://www.rpa.org/pdf/RPA_Congestion_Pricing_NY.pdf12) Tune In To Tune Out TrafficHighway reports essential in South Jersey.Link to story in the Courier-Post (Cherry Hill, New Jersey):13) Florida Keys Stretch Staked With Cameras, SignalsProject is part of Florida's intelligent transportation system.Link to story in the Key West Citizen (Key West, Florida):http://keysnews.com/281882470341263.bsp.htm (free registration required)14) E-ZPass Users Sound OffPublic tells the Delaware River Port Authority they don't like proposal to eliminate commuter discounts.Link to story in the Gloucester County Times (Woodbury, New Jersey):15) Free Web Access On Altamont Commuter Express Trains ExtendedLink to story in The Record (Stockton, California):Today in Transportation History1941 - The United States Civil Air Patrol was officially created.
http://www.cap.gov/about/history.htmlLink to news releases- Minnesota State Highway Map Now on the Web- Gulf Traffic To Go Biennial - 2003 Sells Out- America West Announces Cell Phone Policy That Allows More Talk Time On BoardMore stories in today's Extra Edition:
- Arizona DOT: 'Know Snow' - State planning to educate motorists as well as to further enhance its 511 road condition hotline and its road condition Web site.- Georgia DOT's New Monitor System Makes Technological Inroads In Public Awareness- Malaysia: Decision On Highway 120 KPH Limit Stays - Government looking at other ways to reduce accidents, including intelligent transport systems.- LG Electronics, Hyundai Agree On Technical Ties In The Car Multimedia Field- Congressman Launches Probe Of US-VISIT- US-VISIT RFP Released- VINE Drivers, Riders Kept Honest By Bus Cameras- Colonie, New York Police Plan To Catch Speeding Drivers On Film- BMW Develops 'Talking' Cars- University Of Wisconsin-Madison Transportation Laboratory To Focus On Traffic Operations- Gulf Port Taps Surveillance App For Maritime SecurityMore links for traffic and transportation: http://www.trafficlinq.com=============================================
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