Tuesday, June 1, 2004
- Transportation Communications NewsletterTuesday, June 1, 2004 -- ISSN: 1529-1057
MARITIME SECURITY CONFERENCE & EXPO USA
SEPTEMBER 14-15, 2004, NEW YORK CITY, NYDON'T MISS OUT ON THE WORLD'S LARGEST MARITIME SECURITY EXPO & CONFERENCE!!!Over 200 exhibitors and 3000 buyers from 50 countries are expected.DON'T DELAY - To exhibit or attend, please contact George DeBakey or Lindsey Field at 301-493-5500 or visit www.maritimesecurityexpo.com for more information.1) MARTA Stepping Up Security in Face of Terrorism WarningsLink to Associated Press story via AccessNorthGa.com:2) New from the ICDN Newsletter- Using the New Wireless Technologies for Transportation Applications - A Discussion with Ashwin Amanna of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute- CAD-TMC Integration at CTECC Will Support Dynamic Routing for Austin's Emergency Service Agencies3) A Competitive Boost for Rail Freight in EuropeA wagon fleet management system promises to increase efficiency, expand market potential and offer important benefits to society as a whole.Link to article on IST Results:4) Truckers are Giving Thumbs Up to Wi-FiLink to Associated Press story via the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri):http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/business/stories.nsf/Business/Technology/F47EB3830AD3CA5586256EA4003779EB?OpenDocument&Headline=Truckers+are+giving+thumbs-up+to+WiFi5) Are You Ready to Have a Chat with Your Car?Link to article in The New York Times (New York, New York):http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/31/automobiles/31cars.html?pagewanted=1 (free registration required)6) Total Traffic Hits Memphis Streets to Inform MotoristsLink to story in the Memphis Business Journal:7) New York City Traffic Agents Go High-TechLink to story in the Daily News (New York, New York):8) Innovative Warning System Improves Safety at Rural IntersectionLink to further information from US Department of Transportation:9) North Carolina Officials: Tourists Will Clog Brunswick County Evacuation RoutesLink to story in The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, South Carolina):10) Come Rain or Drain, Mumbai Area Traffic Control Will Keep You Out of JamLink to article in The Economic Times:11) Morning Flight with Jennifer YorkYork says reporting on traffic is harder than it looks.Link to story in the Press-Telegram (Long Beach, California):12) Bringing Levity to Heavy TrafficTraffic reporters have unusual names.Link to article in the Houston Chronicle (Houston, Texas):13) With This Smart Card, Pocket All Your Car DetailsLink to article in The Indian Express (Bombay, India):14) Smart Cards "Easy Target for Terrorists"Link to story in the Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney, Australia):15) Street Map Future in Doubt in Northern Ireland as Sales DropLink to article in The Belfast Telegraph (Belfast, UK):Job Posting- Traveler Information Manager part-time (SmartRoute Systems) - Elmwood Park, New JerseyLink to news releases- Canadian Railways and Cities Working Together - Joint Web Site Provides Storehouse Information on Freight and Passenger Railways- Point-to-Point Speed Cameras and Mobile Digital Cameras Trial Starts in New South Wales- Mobile Advertising Under Discussion in New South WalesToday in Transportation History1898 - The Union Traction Company, one of the earliest interurban streetcar lines, begins operation between Anderson and Alexandria, Indiana.
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