Thursday, February 1, 2007

Thursday, February 1, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, February 1, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Port of Olympia Tackles “Image, Communications Problem”Link to story in The Olympian:

2) Michigan Attorney General: Cameras Can’t be Use to Tag Drivers Who Run Red Lights
Link to AP story:
Link to opinion from the Michigan Attorney General:

3) Missouri DOT Traffic Broadcasts Don’t Help on Highway
Link to column in The Kansas City Star:

4) Sign Rule to Aid Disabled: Delaware Gas Stations Must Post Offers of Assistance
Link to story in the Delaware State News:

5) New Service Lets Car Owners Play Location-Tracking, Theft-Preventing Big Brother
Link to AP story:
Link to further information and demonstration from Inilex:

6) Border Security: US-VISIT Program Faces Strategic, Operational, and Technological Challenges at Land Ports of Entry
Link to report from the US Government Accountability Office:

7) Making Transportation in Tunnels Safe and Secure
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:

News Releases

1) ADP, Kia Motors America and Roadside Telematics Corp. Collaborate to Open Up DMS for Industry-Leading Safety Innovation

2) Vibrating Earpiece May Prevent Tens of Thousands of Serious Traffic Accidents and Hundreds of Fatalities on Europe's Roads Each Year

Upcoming Events
41st International Aviation Snow Symposium – April 22-25 – Buffalo, New York

Today in Transportation History
1968 – The Pennsylvania and New York Central railroads merge to form the Penn Central.


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