Monday, February 5, 2007

Monday, February 5, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, February 5, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) 511 Traffic Phone Lines May Raise Crash Risk
Link to story in USA Today:

2) Oklahoma Mulls 511 Hotline for Road Information
Link to AP story:

3) Bush Plays Traffic Cop in Budget Request
President suggests "congestion" tolls to ease rush hours.
Link to story in The Wall Street Journal:
Link to news release from the US Department of Transportation:
Link to remarks by US Transportation Secretary Mary Peters:

4) FAA to Propose Satellite Tracking
Link to story from The Washington Post:

5) Eye in the Sky
Virginia DOT uses cameras along Interstates 81 and 64 to help manage traffic.
Link to story and video report on WHSV-TV:

6) In T Rail Station, a Failure to Communicate
Link to column in The Boston Globe:

7) Will New York City Plan for 911 Digital Images Mean Info Overload?
Link to AP story:

8) Who Watches the Watchers in Surveillance Society?
Link to Reuters story:

9) In-Car Technology Sharply Accelerates
Link to story in BusinessWeek:

10) Those Backseat Drivers are Moving Up Front
Link to story in The New York Times:

News Releases

1) Don't Take Panel-Mount Option Out of GPS, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Tells FAA

2) New Report Available Addressing Marketing and Technological Issues of the New DSRC Technology, Licensed in the US in the 5.9 GHz Band

Upcoming Events
WiMedia Alliance Open House & Exhibition – February 22 – Brussels

Today in Transportation History
1947 **60th anniversary** - NASCAR driver Darrell Waltrip is born.


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