Monday, May 2, 2005
- Transportation Communications NewsletterMonday, May 2, 2005 -- ISSN 1529-1057
PB FARRADYNE: USHERING IN A NEW AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT IN ITS
SmartNET: Information-sharing across agencies, jurisdictions and systems
In today�s world, unprecedented does not mean impossible. If you can imagine it, you�d better be able to plan for it and respond to it. Cooperation, Coordination and effective sharing of information are critical. SmartNET is a web-based product that facilitates information-sharing among agencies and helps inform the public.
To learn more about SmartNET and how it can help you efficiently respond to incidents, manage resources, coordinate efforts and disseminate information, visit www.pbfarradyne.com. Click on �Products�.. For a free system demonstration, contact Ahmad Sadegh at sadegh@...1) Traveler Information Derived from Cell Phones Begins to Flow from Innovative Public-Private Partnership in BaltimoreLink to story in the ICDN Newsletter:2) Keeping Their Eyes on the Road
As you pump your brakes on a congested highway, a Virginia DOT traffic control team hits the gas to keep traffic moving.Link to story in the Daily Press:http://www.dailypress.com/news/local/southofjames/dp-07016sy0may02,0,7199946.story?coll=dp-news-local-soj3) US DOT's ITS Joint Program Office's New Web Site Lets Users Easily Drill Down for More Detail About ITS Technologies and ApplicationsLink to story in the ICDN Newsletter:Link to site: http://www.its.dot.gov/4) Gates, Ford Talk About FutureThe key to auto profits is in technology, MSBill says.Link to story on The Car Connection:5) More Than Just a Ride
The New York City Medallion Taxicab Technology Enhancement Project will provide traffic information to drivers and weather updates to passengers.Link to story in Newsday:http://www.newsday.com/news/printedition/newyork/nyc-nytaxi024242307may02,0,1286751.story?coll=nyc-nynews-printLink to additional details from the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission:6) East Bay Commute Info Program Launched in CaliforniaLink to story in the San Francisco Examiner:7) Safety Stops Draw Doubts
Washington, DC police gather nonviolators' data.Link to story in The Washington Post:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/05/01/AR2005050100848.html (free registration required)8) Madison, Wisconsin Beltline Study: More Cars but Fewer CrashesLink to story in the Wisconsin State Journal:9) Businesses Balk at Houston DWI Signs
Bid to forewarn motorists about two deadly roadways ripped for creating 'negative' images.Link to story in the Houston Chronicle:Link to news releases1) Web Site Launched on Completion of Four-Lane Trans-Canada HighwayLink to site: http://www.gnb.ca/0113/Fed-prov/index-e.asp2) Japanese Automakers Respond to Shifting Driver Demands as Europe Focuses on Portability3) National Air Traffic Controllers Association's "Communicating for Safety" Conference: Controllers, Pilots to Meet in Milwaukee to Exchange Ideas4) CTI's Video Convergence Announces VDOScope 2.0 Management Platform for Multijurisdictional Video Sharing5) CTI's Video Convergence Unveils iVDO Viewer Software Decoder to View Multiple, High-Quality Video Streams6) Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Selects TransCore to Implement First-Ever Vehicle Tracking System Integrating RFID and GPS7) GO Transit Expands Reporting of Near-Collisions to Make the System Even Safer8) eScope Newsletter Now Available in French and Germanhttp://www.ertico.com/en/news_and_events/ertico_newsroom/escope_newsletter_now_available_in_french_and_german.htm9) Philadelphia�s Latest Innovation: Virtual Parking - Parking Authority Teams Up with Refinery, to Move Off-Street Parking Online10) Government of Canada Preserves Official Language Protection in the Restructured Air CanadaUpcoming Eventseyefortransport 3PL Summit - June 27-29 - AtlantaToday in Transportation History1969 - The Queen Elizabeth 2 left on her maiden voyage to New York.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:
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