Monday, October 1, 2007
- Transportation Communications NewsletterMonday, October 1, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057
1) Infrared Scans May Regulate DC-Area HOT Lanes
Link to story in The Washington Post:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/30/AR2007093001654.html (may require free registration)2) Nokia to Buy Navteq for $8.1 Billion, Take on TomTomLink to Bloomberg story:Link to news release from Nokia:3) New York City Polices Ring of Steel Camera Rolls, Monitors License PlatesLink to story in the Daily News:4) Aviation Accident Prevention Rests in Terabytes of Safety Data and Global CooperationLink to story in Aviation Week:http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story_generic.jsp?channel=awst&id=news/aw100107p1.xml&headline=Accident%20prevention%20rests%20in%20terabytes%20of%20safety%20data%20and%20global%20cooperation5) New York City Subway Cell System Can Track You DownAuthorities will be able to pinpoint a 911 caller's location in the station, in many cases far more accurately than if the caller were on the street.Link to story in the New York Post:6) Arizona Ballot Proposal Would Limit Motorists Cell Phone UseLink to story in the Tucson Citizen:7) Engineers Seek Health Index for SpansSeek new terminology that is less alarming to describe bridge conditions.Link to AP story:8) LA Traffic Cameras Let 40% of Violators Get AwayLink to MediaNews story:9) Kuala Lumpurs Integrated Traffic Information System to be Used to Nab Traffic OffendersLink to story in The New Strait Times:10) Charlotte Area Transit System in Homestretch for Light RailCommunication system, ticket kiosks still experiencing kinks.Link to story in The Charlotte Observer:11) Los Angeles Doesnt Save Data on Traffic GrowthInformation gathered by the city's vast signal system is kept for only a few days, limiting the city in its long-term planning.Link to story in the Los Angeles Times:http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traffic1oct01,0,7588367.story (may require free registration)12) How are Those Travel Times Calculated?Link to story and video report on KOMO-TV:13) Smile: Youre on DriveCamUniversity of Iowas Public Policy Center used in-vehicle video to research teen drivers.Link to story in Go!14) Stop Me if Youve Heard this OneTraffic signs offer humor with a message.Link to story in the Chicago Sun-Times:15) Automotive Technology is Advancing SpeedilyLink to story on Channel NewsAsia:16) From PARC, the Mobile Phone as Tour GuideLink to CNET News story:http://www.news.com/From-PARC%2C-the-mobile-phone-as-tour-guide/2100-1039_3-6210548.html?tag=nefd.lede17) SEPTAs Ticketing System Its Not a Joke?Link to editorial in The Philadelphia Inquirer:http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/20071001_Editorial___SEPTAs_Ticketing_System.html (may require free registration)News Releases1) UK Highways Agency Launches Severe Weather Alert to Help Goods Vehicle Drivers2) More Riders Magazine Names the Best of the Transit Web3) Latest in High-Tech Traffic Congestion Solutions Showcased at ITS Georgia Meeting in Augusta4) Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia Recognizes Georgia DOTs 511 as ITS Outstanding Achievement of the Year5) Nissan to Test Real-Time Slip-Hazard Warning System6) ADDCO Joins ODECO: Product Lines, Market Penetration to GrowUpcoming EventsDelivering Innovative and Successful Solutions: 1st Public Transport Conference October 18 Leeds , UKToday in Transportation History1940 The Pennsylvania Turnpike opens.=============================================================================================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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