Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, March 21, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) General Motors’ OnStar to Work with CDC
Company will work with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help emergency responders more effectively treat crash victims.
Link to AP story:
Link to news release from OnStar:

2) US Homeland Security Dismisses Real ID Privacy Concerns
Link to story on CNET News:

3) Minnesota Senate Committee Says No to Online Driver’s Ed Classes
Link to AP story:

4) Teen Driving Records May Go Online in Illinois
Link to story in the Northern Star:

5) Aggression is the Top Killer on Delaware Roads
Seminars planned to teach safe habits.
Link to story in The News Journal:

6) US Department of Homeland Security Poised to Launch Fingerprint Scanner Pilots
Link to story in Government Computer News:

7) Digital Radio, DTV Seek to Carve Niche in Vehicles: Study
Link to story on TMCnet:

8) Enabling Congestion Pricing in the US - A Presentation by Jeffrey F. Paniati at the 2006 ITS World Congress
Link to presentation:

News Releases

1) Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Information System: Belgium Targeted by the European Commission

2) Digital Media Looking for Place in Automotive Infotainment, Says iSuppli

3) Sprint Customers Get Industry First: GPS Navigation Bundled in Data Packs

4) Telematics Set to Gain Major Market Share by Losing “Luxury” Tag

Upcoming Events
Talking Operations: Congestion Pricing and Urban Partnerships Web Cast – April 4

Today in Transportation History
1965 – Ranger 9 is launched on a mission to photograph the lunar surface before intentionally crashing into the Moon.


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