Wednesday, December 1, 2004
- Transportation Communications NewsletterWednesday, December 1, 2004 -- ISSN: 1529-10571) Toronto Transit Commission to Try Security CamerasLink to story in the Toronto Star:http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&call_pageid=971358637177&c=Article&cid=11017686084772) Better Technology Along with Expanded Lines Predicted for New York Subway System's Second Hundred YearsLink to article in Newsday:http://www.newsday.com/news/printedition/newyork/nyc-nysub294059379nov29,0,7270103.story?coll=nyc-nynews-print3) Bush Orders Agencies to Define Use of Radio SpectrumLink to story in Government Computing News:4) Swiss Security Card Aims to Speed Airport ChecksLink to story in Neue Z�rcher Zeitung:5) Word Goes Out: Toll Hike Coming
Illinois State Toll Highway Authority prepares for drivers for fare increases through a variety of methods.Link to story in the Chicago Tribune:http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/southsouthwest/chi-0412010118dec01,1,4273654.story?coll=chi-newslocalssouthwest-hed (free registration required)6) Pennsylvania Turnpike Strike is a Win -- For the E-ZPassLink to column in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:NOTE: A contract agreement was reached after this story was written.7) Details Emerge on the New Emergency Transportation Operations InitiativeA discussion with Vince Pearce, Team Leader of the FHWA Emergency Transportation Operations Team.Link to further details from the National Transportation Operations Coalition:8) Research & Innovative Technology Administration To Be Formed Within US Department of TransportationLink to story from ITS America:http://www.itsa.org/itsnews.nsf/180c9c506bf5856985256c2d00174a12/adcbe8fc8da98bc885256f5d000ed179?OpenDocument9) Richardson, Texas Deploys Two 'Mobile Video Trailers' for Key Short-Term Surveillance NeedsLink to story from the National Transportation Operations Coalition:10) New Tech Consortium to Focus on Sensor NetworksLink to story on CNET News.com:http://news.com.com/New+tech+consortium+to+focus+on+sensor+networks/2100-1033_3-5471817.html?tag=cd.topLink to Sensor Network Consortium: http://www.bu.edu/systems/consortium/11) its@ertico October/November Issue OnlineLink to newsletter:12) New Technology to Strengthen Flight Safety in ChinaLink to story in the China Daily:13) FHWA Work Zone Web Site Made More User FriendlyLink to Federal Highway Administration Work Zone Mobility and Safety Program Web site:14) Nearly 1 in 3 Recall Vehicles Not RepairedBetter system to track vehicles and reach owners needed, say safety advocates.Link to Associated Press story via Newsday:http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/nation/wire/sns-ap-auto-recalls,0,6509286.story?coll=sns-ap-nation-headlines15) Highway Information Seminar 2004 - PresentationsPresentations include:- ITS as a Traffic Data Resource- GIS BriefingLink to presentations:More stories in today's Extra Edition1) The Impact of Congestion Charging on Vehicle Emissions in London2) US-VISIT to Hit All Land Ports3) India Upgrading Air Navigational Systems4) Electronic Eye May Help Blind Cross Street5) Chandigarh Traffic Police to Launch Web Site on Road Safety - Site claimed to be the first of its kind in the world.6) Web Page to Help North Dakota Seniors Find Rides7) Virginia Governor Says Bridge Response Teams Working WellLink to news releases1) Andrew Corporation to Install World's First UMTS Wireless Network in a Public Metro System, Bringing 3G to Hong Kong's MTR2) RaySat Technology Makes Two-Way Internet Communications Via Satellite from High-Speed Trains a Reality3) Bus Industry 'Comes on Board' with Iteris Lane Departure Warning System4) Major Upgrade of London Port Control Center5) Citilog to Supply Video Incident Detection System in All Four Manhattan Tunnels6) Parsons in Partnership with PointShot Wireless to Provide Comprehensive Wi-Fi Platform for the Rail Industry7) Operations at Truckstop.net Suspended Pending Litigation8) Information and Communication Technologies Could Have Positive or Negative Impact on Environmental Sustainability, Finds ReportToday in Transportation History1990 - Construction crews digging under the English Channel broke through the last dividing rock and joined Britain to mainland Europe for the first time since the Ice Age.More links for traffic and transportation: http://www.trafficlinq.com======================================================The Transportation Communications Newsletter is published electronically Monday through Friday.For a free subscription please send an e-mail message to:To unsubscribe please send a message to:
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