Monday, April 2, 2007
- Transportation Communications NewsletterMonday, April 2, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057
GLOBAL BORDER SECURITY CONFERENCE & EXHIBITIONMAY 8-10, 2007, SAN ANTONIO , TXThis three-day international conference and two-day exhibition will focus on cross border cargo transport and security, immigration issues and drug cartel containment.Over 100 exhibitors and 1000 buyers from 10 countries are expected.DONT DELAY To exhibit or attend, please contact George DeBakey, Harry Carter, or Peter Cappiello at 301-493-5500 or visit www.globalbordersecurity.com for more information.1) Hurricane Evacuation Plan Ready for South Carolina CoastLink to story in The Sun News:2) Computer LaneIt isn't speed but the growing number of accessories and amusements that are fast driving us to distraction.Link to story in The San Diego Union-Tribune:3) For Toll Booth Cheats, the Jig is UpLink to story in USA Today:4) Thames Becomes a Giant Wi-Fi HotspotNetwork has a voice channel, and is also being used for the GPS tracking of river traffic and wireless closed-circuit TV surveillance.Link to ZDNet Asia story:Link to news release from Thames Online:5) Tech Professor Helps Guide DriversLink to story in The News Star:6) New Mexico Traveler Information Sites Problems Might Have Been DeliberateLink to story in The Santa Fe New Mexican:7) First Responders: Much Work Remains to Improve Communications InteroperabilityLink to US Government Accountability Office report:8) Pennsylvania Emergency Radio System Slow to ConnectLink to story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:9) New York City Police Test Technology to Safeguard City From Nuclear AttacksNYPD will employ a new technology in the subway system designed to detect the harmful radiation present in nuclear weapons.Link to story in The New York Sun:10) Motorists to Get Free Traffic Report on Malaysian Highway Authority Expressways from SeptemberLink to Bernama story:11) Predicting Highway CrashesA new traffic model pinpoints where and when accidents happen, flagging particularly dangerous stretches of highway.Link to article in Technology Review:12) Pennsylvania DOT Benchmarks GPSA much-watched airport access road project provides a golden opportunity to examine the technology in action.Link to story in Constructioneer:13) Turn On to Highway Message BoardsLink to story in The Washington Examiner:14) Viet Nam Television to Launch Show on Traffic SafetyLink to Vietnam News Agency story:15) Report on 2nd Workshop with Emergency Call Service ProvidersLink to story from ERTICO:http://www.ertico.com/en/news_and_events/ertico_newsroom/2nd_workshop_with_emergency_call_service_providers.htm16) March Issue of IEEE ITS Society Newsletter OnlineLink to newsletter:News Releases1) ITS Virginia Exposition Highlights Growing Role of Intelligent Transportation Systems2) Washington State DOT to Send E-mail Updates About Whatcom County Highway Projects
http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/News/2007/03/30_whatcomcountyemailupdates.htmUpcoming EventsNavigation Europe 2007 June 6-7 AmsterdamToday in Transportation History1987 **20th anniversary** - The US Congress allows states to increase speed limits from 55 mph to 65 mph. This repealed a 1974 law.=============================================================================================The Transportation Communications Newsletter is published electronically Monday through Friday.To subscribe send an e-mail to: TCNL-subscribe@...To unsubscribe send an e-mail to: TCNL-unsubscribe@...TCN archives: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transport-communicationsQuestions, comments about the TCN? Please write the editor, Bernie Wagenblast at i95berniew@....© 2007 Bernie Wagenblast
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