Monday, April 30, 2007

Monday, April 30, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, April 30, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

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 for more information.

1) Editorial Calls for Expansion of ITS in Louisiana
Link to editorial in The Daily Advertiser:

2) Soon, Real-Time Traffic Images on Your Computer, Mobile
Mumbai police webcams will help Mumbaikars plan city commutes better; already 70 of 100 cameras are on, 40 with working connectivity.
Link to story on Mumbai Newsline:

3) Are High-Tech Police Cars a Help or Risk for Officers?
Link to story in The Star-Ledger:
Link to additional information on Project54:

4) Ontario Ponders a New Proposed Warning System that Could Save Lives
Link to story on CHUM-TV:

5) GPS-Linked Phone System in Works at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Link to story on WRAL-TV:
Link to news release from UNC-CH:

6) More Cars Make the Call for Help
Rescuers, relatives notified of crashes.
Link to story in the Chicago Tribune:,1,5604983.story?coll=chi-newslocalchicago-hed

7) April Issue of Oregon DOT’s ITS Newsletter
Link to newsletter:

News Releases

1) Transportation Marketing & Communications Association to Hand Out 2007 Compass Awards

- Request for Proposals – Multi-State Vehicle-Probe Traffic Data – I-95 Corridor Coalition

Upcoming Events
9th Smart Cards + Smart Label (RFID) China Exhibition & Users Conference – May 29-31 – Beijing

Today in Transportation History
1948 **60th anniversary** - Land Rover is introduced.


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