Monday, March 3, 2008
- Transportation Communications NewsletterMonday, March 3, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057
AVIATION1) Leap Day Problems Delay UnitedLink to AP story:2) Delhi Airport Perimeter Security to Go High-TechLink to IANS story:3) FAA to Consider Comments on ADS-B Notice of Proposed RulemakingLink to story in Aviation International News:http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/faa-to-consider-comments-on-ads-b-nprm/?no_cache=1CARTOGRAPHY4) The New CartographersWhat does it mean to map everything all the time?Link to story in In These Times:ELECTRONIC TOLLING5) E-ZPass was Just the BeginningLink to story in The New York Times:http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/02/automobiles/02TOLL.html?ex=1362114000&en=93b354925b7aaf96&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&pagewanted=all6) A Comeback for Electronic Tolls in Quebec ?Link to story on CJAD Radio:Link to news release from the Montreal Economic Institute:GPS / NAVIGATION7) New Directive Reasserts Joint Military-Civilian Control of GPSLink to story in GPS World:http://sidt.gpsworld.com/gpssidt/System+Design+and+Test+News/New-Directive-Reasserts-Joint-Military-Civilian-Co/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/499123?contextCategoryId=338318) GPS a Driver Hazard as Well as HelpLink to story in The Sydney Morning Herald:RAILROADS9) Unique Safety Barricades Tested at Michigan Railroad CrossingLink to AP story:http://www.mlive.com/newsflash/index.ssf?/base/business-15/1204566253288530.xml&storylist=newsmichigan10) Spokane Regional Transportation Management Center Launches Web Site Combining Information from Multiple AgenciesLink to story in The Spokesman-Review:Link to site: http://www.srtmc.org/SAFETY / SECURITY11) More Red-Light Cameras Coming to ChicagoDrivers will be able to view alleged violations in online videos.Link to story in the Chicago Tribune:http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-chicago-red-light-cameras-webmar04,1,2444730.story (may require free registration)TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT12) Speed Me Up, ScottyA chat with Benjamin Chan, the engineer who keeps Los Angeles moving.Link to story in the Los Angeles Times Magazine:News Releases1) US Department of Transportation Seeks Technology Solutions to Improve Safety and Reduce Traffic CongestionUpcoming EventsExpo Ferroviaria International Railway Industry Exhibition May 20-22 Turin , ItalyToday in Transportation History2005 Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane solo non-stop around the world.=============================================================================================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@....© 2008 Bernie Wagenblast
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