Monday, May 21, 2007
Monday, May 21, 2007
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Monday, May 21, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057
1) It’s Hard to Crash with This
Vehicle Infrastructure Integration demonstrated in Michigan.
Link to column in The Detroit Press:
2) No Pictures Please?
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority struggles to wrap its head around a photo policy.
Link to story in Boston Now:
3) Say Hi to Wi-Fi on BART
Link to story in The Oakland Tribune:http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_5947487
4) Avis to Offer Wireless Internet Gear for Cars, Hotel, Meetings
Link to AP story:
5) Crisis Map for New York City Subways
New York MTA still has no comprehensive electronic map for emergency responders.
Link to story in the New York Post:
6) Israel Transportation Ministry Gets Chief Scientist for First Time in Decade
Plans to implement intelligent transportation system.
Link to story in The Jerusalem Post:
7) For Safe City Biking, a Wiki Comes this Way
Link to story in The Boston Globe:
http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2007/05/20/for_safe_city_biking_a_wiki_this_way_comes/?rss_id=Boston+Globe+--+City%2FRegion+News (may require free registration)
Link to The Right Ride: http://therightride.org/
8) Information Gap Must be Plugged
New Jersey forest fire shows agencies must improve emergency communication, including traffic information, to the public.
Link to editorial in the Asbury Park Press:
9) Newspaper Produces Online Video to Help Driver Navigate New Cape Cod Flyover
Link to story in the Cape Cod Times:
10) Map Producer Points Miami Area Travelers in the Right Direction
Link to story in The Miami Herald:
11) Clear Channel Launches Mobile Texting Program
Real-time traffic reports one of the offerings.
Link to Reuters story:
12) What ‘Bike Friendly’ Looks Like
Link to story in Grist:
13) Sydney Road Signs Warn of Bag Snatchers
Link to AAP story:
1) Missouri DOT Launches “Map My Trip” Web Travel Tool
Link to Map My Trip: http://dist6.modot.mo.gov/mapmytrip/
2) A Successful Story of DYNASTY – Bringing TMC Into China – China adopts RDS-TMC as national standard.
3) Moovera and Vodafone Collaborate on Wi-Fi for Public Transit
- VP/Principal Transit Communications Engineer, Triunity Engineering and Management, Denver
Train Communications Systems 2007 – June 6-7 – London
Today in Transportation History
1901 – Connecticut enacts the United States’ first speed limit law.
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