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:

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: (may require free registration)
Link to The Right Ride:

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:

News Releases

1) Missouri DOT Launches “Map My Trip” Web Travel Tool
Link to Map My Trip:

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

Job Posting
- VP/Principal Transit Communications Engineer, Triunity Engineering and Management, Denver

Upcoming Events
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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