Monday, July 3, 2006
- Transportation Communications NewsletterMonday, July 3, 2006 -- ISSN 1529-1057
1) Lost on the Metro? Whip Out Your IPodDownloadable July 4th map previews things to come, transit official says.Link to story in The Washington Post:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/30/AR2006063001524.html (free registration required)Link to map: http://www.wmata.com/ipodmap2) Motorola Completes Auto Electronics SaleLink to UPI story:3) Crowds to Help Test DC Evacuation PlanLink to AP story:Link to news release from the District Department of Transportation:4) US Senators Give Mapping Center a Chance for SurvivalLink to story on FCW.com:5) Connecticut Rail Commuter Council Launches Station Fix-It Photo ProgramLink to story on Westport Now:6) Theyre Signs of the Times, but How Dangerous are Video Billboards?Link to column in The Globe and Mail:7) Washington Metro SmarTrip Users Could Get Express LanesLink to AP story:8) Telecommuting Hits the RoadInternet access on buses and subways can turn car-centric commuters into mass transit riders if the technology works.Link to article in Governing:9) Mapping New Hampshire in an Orange VanLink to story in the Union Leader:http://www.unionleader.com/article.aspx?headline=Mapping+NH+in+an+orange+van&articleId=2f2b192e-1c8a-45c5-bff0-7ac5025697c610) Communications for Vietnamese Fisherman to be UpgradedLink to story on VietNamNet:11) In-Car Navigation Systems Not Positioned Yet in Indian MarketLink to story in The Hindu Business Line:12) Dreams of a Truly Mobile WebLink to column in The Wall Street Journal:http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB115144210174092228-Iun5syjbOByYJp2qERJt4SsxLdQ_20060801.html?mod=tff_main_tff_topNews Releases1) South Dakota Adds Amber Alert to 511 System2) Alabama Governor, Department of Public Safety Announce Fatality Victims Memorial Web SiteLink to site: http://www.dps.alabama.gov/memorial/Upcoming Events13th World Congress & Exhibition on Intelligent Transport Systems & Services October 8-12 LondonToday in Transportation History1964 US President Lyndon Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title II outlawed discrimination in public accommodations engaged in interstate commerce.=============================================================================================The Transportation Communications Newsletter is published electronically Monday through Friday.For a free subscription please send a message to:To unsubscribe, please send a message to:TCN homepage: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transport-communicationsQuestions, comments about the TCN? Please write the editor, Bernie Wagenblast at i95berniew@....© 2006 Bernie Wagenblast
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