Friday, May 18, 2007

Friday, May 18, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 18, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) California Assembly OKs New Digital Billboards Near Highways
Link to story in the San Francisco Chronicle:

2) News from ERTICO
- SISTER First Results Presented in Prague
- “Choose ESC!” Campaign Launched

3) New Jersey Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign Looms After Governor’s Crash
Link to AP story:

4) Potholes are Her Business
A profile of Carbina "Carbi" Resendez who handles Seattle’s Pothole Hotline.
Link to column in The Seattle Times:

5) The Next Big Thing: Carpooling by Web
Link to GateHouse News Service story:
Link to GoLoco:

6) Delivering Your Transit Message Cost Effectively
Link to story in Metro:

News Releases
1) IEEE Completes Fourth 'Wave' Radio Communication Standard - WAVE Radio to Allow Autos to Interact with Roadside Systems

Upcoming Events
The Future of Transportation Finance - Workshop on Lessons from Road Charging Experiments in US and Abroad - June 20 - Seattle

Job Posting
- Senior Aircraft Surveillance Systems Engineer – Volpe National Transportation Systems Center – Cambridge, Massachusetts

Friday Bonus
Forget carpooling, telecommuting or transit. Here’s a great way to beat traffic and reduce your carbon footprint.

Today in Transportation History
1991 - Helen Sharman becomes the first Briton in space.


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