Friday, May 25, 2007

Friday, May 25, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 25, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) EU-US Airline Passenger Data Pact May Elude Deadline
US claiming that abiding by certain protections "isn't negotiable."
Link to IDG News Service story:

2) UK Traffic Wardens Test Cap-Mounted Cameras
Link to Reuters story:

3) Airline Owners and Pilots Association: Many GPS Receivers Out of Compliance After FAA Rules Update
Link to story on The Aero-News Network:

4) Changes Being Made to Assist Drivers Navigating the Roads
Link to story in the Pantagraph:

5) Emergence of New Tier One Telematics Suppliers Could Accelerate Telematics Growth
Link to story in the Telematics Journal:

6) Billboards Aim to Get Seattle Drivers to Slow Down
Link to story in The Seattle Times:

7) University of Calgary Researcher Studies Ways to Avoid Traffic
Link to story in the Gauntlet:

8) 2-Way GPS: Psst! Here I Am, 2 Miles West of Your Position
Link to story in The New York Times:

9) Presentation/Q&A Discussion from “Technical Deployment Review of the ITS Cabinet Standard” T3 Webinar
Link to presentation and discussion from US DOT:

10) New Additions to US DOT’s Electronic Documents Library
- 2007 ITS/Operations Resource Guide
- Five-Year ITS Program Plan

News Releases

1) State-of-the-Art Ambulance Design Unveiled During EMS Week Celebration

2) Made-in-New Brunswick Project Sets Sights on Global Market – TAMWORTH asset management project will help improve highways, bridges

Upcoming Events
2nd Ibero-American ITS Congress in Conjunction with the 7th ITS Argentina Congress – June 12-14, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Friday Bonus
Getting a convertible the hard way.

Today in Transportation History
1961 – President John F. Kennedy calls for the US to land a man on the moon before the end of the decade.


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