Friday, April 6, 2007

Friday, April 6, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 6, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Runway Safety System has Gap
Link to story in USA Today:

2) Johannesburg to Invest Heavily in Smart-Transport Solutions Ahead of 2010
Link to story in Engineering News:

3) An SOS for 911 Systems in Age of High-Tech
Link to story in The New York Times:

4) Living Room Entertainment -- in the Car
Link to story in Wired:

News Releases

1) Announces Launch - Unique portal is one-stop shop for transportation information
Link to site:

2) ¿Donde Esta El Restaurante? VZ Navigator from Verizon Wireless Provides Location-Based Service in Spanish

3) Female Drivers Look to GPS as Permanent In-Car Buddy

4) Valdosta, Georgia Places Traffic Cameras on the Web
Link to cameras:

Upcoming Events
Interior Motives Europe 2007 – May 22-24 – Berlin

Friday Bonus
I wonder if this training film is part of the package in a possible sale of Chrysler.

Today in Transportation History
1950 - A train drops off a bridge in Tangua, Brazil, killing 110 people.


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