Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, February 14, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) A Plan for a New, High-Tech Air Traffic Control System Would Raise Costs for People Who Fly
Link to AP story:

2) Amtrak Wi-Fi May Prevent Track Deaths
Link to story in the San Mateo County Times:

3) Which Technique Can Beat LA Traffic
It's experience vs. technology in NBC4's test race.
Link to story and video report on KNBC-TV:

4) “Virtual Dublin” R&D Project Gets €2.5 Million Grant
Link to story on SiliconRepublic:

5) GPS Navigation Improves Traffic Safety?
Link to story in Digital Trends:

6) Westwood’s Metro Enhances Web Service
New digital features include online traffic reporter blogs, video traffic reports and feedback forums.
Link to story in Mediaweek:
Link to WCVB-TV/SmartRoute traffic blog:

7) A Sign Your DJ isn't Local: Mispronouncing Mazeroski
Columnist comments on how Pittsburgh landmarks are mispronounced on satellite radio traffic reports.
Link to column in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

News Releases

1) Dubai Roads and Transport Authority Announces Its Communications Channels with Its Customers

2) US DOT Announces Public Meeting on Integrated Vehicle Based Safety Systems

Upcoming Events
Regional Air Cargo Carrier Association Spring Conference – May 14-17 – Scottsdale, Arizona

Today in Transportation History
1912 – The first diesel-powered submarine is commissioned in Groton, Connecticut.


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