Newsletter Communications Transportation
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057
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1) FAA May Rethink ADS-B After Negative Industry Reaction
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2) Indiana Electronic Toll Road System has Minor Glitches on Opening Day
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3) High-Tech System to Track Persian Gulf Ships
Link to story in Gulf Daily News:
4) New Regulations Approved on Transport E-Cards in Taiwan
Link to story in The China Post:
SAFETY / SECURITY
5) New Orleans Starts Traffic Enforcement with Cameras
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6) More Automakers to Use Sync Technology, Microsoft Says
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7) Robotic Cars Take Their Rematch to the Track
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TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION
8) The High-Tech Road to Happiness
Technology will be at the heart of an overhaul of the
UK 's road network.
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Opportunities in Transportation Infrastructure 2008 May 14-16 Washington , DC
Today in Transportation History
1873 **135th anniversary** - The British steamer, SS Atlantic sank off the coast of Nova Scotia . The death toll was 562.
1993 **15th anniversary** - The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority was created through the merger of the Southern California Rapid Transit District and the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission.
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