Tuesday, February 6, 2007
Tuesday, February 6, 2007
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, February 6, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057
GLOBAL BORDER SECURITY CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION
MAY 8-10, 2007, SAN ANTONIO, TX
This three-day international conference and two-day exhibition will focus on cross border cargo transport and security, immigration issues and drug cartel containment.
Over 100 exhibitors and 1000 buyers from 10 countries are expected.
DON’T DELAY – To exhibit or attend, please contact George DeBakey, Barbara Lecker, or Stephanie Johnson at 301-493-5500 or visit www.globalbordersecurity.com for more information.
1) China Set to Launch Rival to GPS, Galileo
Link to story in EE Times Europe:
2) Analysts are Split on Transportation Worker Identification Credential
Some claim flaws in credential security, while TSA and others back the program.
Link to story in Government Computer News:
3) The Destination of this Train is…TECHNOLOGY
Link to story in The Daily Free Press:
http://media.www.dailyfreepress.com/media/storage/paper87/news/2007/02/06/Science/The-Destination.Of.This.Train.Is.technology-2700361.shtml (free registration required)
4) Kentucky’s Highway Incident Management Program
Link to article in The Link :
http://www.kyt2.com/pdf%20files/winter2006_2007.pdf (page 4)
5) What MapQuest and GPS Don’t Tell You Can Get You Lost
Link to story in The New York Times:
6) Articles from Texas Technology
- Transportation Teamwork – Texas authorities achieve statewide tolling interoperability
- Instant Interoperability – Dallas rallies first responders around communications system
7) European Mobile Market Slow to Adopt GPS Emergency Technology
Link to story in Electronics Weekly:
8) Disaster Planning, Logan Airport Style
Link to story in Airport Business:
9) Tool for Rush-Hour User Charge Evaluation
Link to further information from the Federal Highway Administration:
1) Make Roads Safe Launches Contest to Promote Road Safety Among Children
2) PublicRoutes.com Launches Directions Resource for Los Angeles Public Transportation System
Link to PublicRoutes (Los Angeles):
3) Weather Underground Introduces Streaming Weather Radio Feature
Civil/Military Air Traffic Management Summit – February 26-March 1 – Bangkok
Today in Transportation History
1815 – The first charter for an American railroad is given to John Stevens by the State of New Jersey.
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