Thursday, February 15, 2007

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, February 15, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

Early Bird Registration Rates End March 15 for ITS America’s 2007 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Don't delay any longer! Make sure you register no later than March 15 for ITS America’s 2007 Annual Meeting & Exposition and take advantage of our early-bird registration rates. Full registration packages include access to the VII Technology Showcase, U.S. Department of Transportation Executive Session, professional development hours, forum showcases, meet-the-author poster sessions, nationally-recognized speakers, exhibit hall, industry awards and networking events. Register online at For all the latest information on ITS America’s 2007 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Palm Springs, June 4-6, visit

1) Maryland State Highway Administration Workers Put On Their Winter Road Show
SHA’s operations center tracks conditions during storm.
Link to story in The Baltimore Sun:,0,3910442.story?coll=bal-local-headlines (may require free registration)

2) Research: Red-Light Cameras Work
Link to story in USA Today:

3) Identifying High Frequency Crash Locations: Empowering End-Users with GIS Capabilities
Link to article from the ITE Journal:

4) Harmonization of Road Signs and Markings
Link to article in Nordic Road and Transport Research: (page 10)

News Releases

1) AAA: 38 Percent Fewer Fatal Crashes in States with Most Comprehensive Teen Driving Laws

2) Wavetronix to Appeal Unfavorable Court Ruling

3) TrafficLand Supplies Real-Time Video to Web Site

4) ERTICO Meeting Kicks Off New International Cooperation Strategy Working Groups

Upcoming Events
T3 Webinar on "Systems Engineering (SE) for ITS: Using FHWA's New SE Handbook” – March 13

Today in Transportation History
1898 – The USS Maine is blown up in Havana Harbor


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