Thursday, January 1, 2004
- Transportation Communications NewsletterThursday, January 1, 2004 -- ISSN: 1529-1057
HAPPY 2004!1) Technology Keeps Montana Roads Ice-Free, Drivers InformedLink to article in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle (Bozeman, Montana):2) Prevention Of Maritime Terrorism: The Container Security InitiativeLink to article from the Chicago Journal of International Law:3) Alberta Opens State-Of-The-Art Emergency CenterLink to article in HazMat Management:Link to news release from the Government of Alberta:4) Car Smart Card To Debut In CalcuttaLink to article in The Telegraph (Calcutta, India):5) Articles From Latest Issue Of Canadian Sailings- New Security Standards: Halifax Trains Personnel, Prepares Port Facility Planshttp://www.canadiansailings.com/full_story.cfm?articleid=0005&issue=0540&cfid=2840609&cftoken=73934275- Canadian Pacific Launches Container-Train Remote-Control Locomotiveshttp://www.canadiansailings.com/full_story.cfm?articleid=0010&issue=0540&cfid=2840609&cftoken=739342756) California Plan Would Halt Trucks Remotely In AttackLink to Reuters story via Yahoo Finance:7) Here Come The Smart CarsLink to article in the AARP Bulletin:What 'Intelligent Transportation' Means To You8) Radio Begins To Catch The Eyes As Well As The Ears Of ListenersRadio Data System can be used to transmit traffic and other information but there are concerns about driver distraction.Link to article in The New York Times (New York, New York):http://www.nytimes.com/2004/01/01/technology/circuits/01radi.html?ex=1073538000&en=caa91d6902099ece&ei=5062&partner=GOOGLE9) ITS Benefits Desk Reference UpdatedLink to update from US Department of Transportation:10) Rail Safety: Teaching Or Technology?Link to opinion column in Railway Age:11) Cell Phones & Highway Safety - 2003 State Legislative UpdateLink to report from the National Conference of State Legislatures12) 83rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting - January 11-15 - Washington, DCLink to further information:13) American Bus Marketplace - January 16-21 - New YorkLink to further information from the American Bus Association:1919 - Edsel B. Ford becomes president of the Ford Motor Company, succeeding his father, Henry Ford.On the same day the company also said it would increase its minimum wage to $6.00 per day.
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