Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, March 7, 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, Harry Carter, or Peter Cappiello at 301-493-5500 or visit www.globalbordersecurity.com for more information.
1) New Air Traffic System Unveiled in UK
Link to BBC News story:
2) Charleston, South Carolina Presents New Traffic Management System
Link to story in The Post and Courier:
Link to video report on WCSC-TV:
3) Radio System for New York City Subways Gets a Rebuff
Link to story in The New York Times:
4) Order to Close Iowa Interstates Came from State’s Emergency Command Center
Link to story in The Des Moines Register:
5) Strike Threat Issued by Drivers Over NYC Taxi GPS Requirement
Link to story in The New York Sun:
6) RFID to Help European Commission Cars Communicate
Is the European Commission's intelligent car system about improved safety or just another excuse for Big Brother?
Link to story in Computing:
7) Crosswalk Education Fails in Honolulu; Fines Begin
Link to story in The Honolulu Advertiser:
8) Toyota’s Sensory Sedan
Concept car can communicate safety information to pedestrians, among other features.
Link to story on just-auto:
9) Using Highways During Evacuation Operations for Events with Advance Notice
Link to publication from the Federal Highway Administration:
1) Navteq Closes Acquisition of Traffic.com
2) New York Thruway Announces Wi-Fi Availability at All Travel Plazas
3) ITS America's 2007 Annual Meeting & Exposition Set for June
Lane Tolling and Congestion Pricing Deployment Workshop – March 19 - Berkeley, California
Today in Transportation History
1916 – Bayerische Flugzeug-Werke (Bavarian Aircraft Works) is formed. It later changes its name to BMW (Bavarian Motor Works).
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