Monday, May 7, 2007
Monday, May 7, 2007
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Monday, May 7, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057
1) Coordination, Communication Key to Rebuilding Fire-Damaged Highway Interchange in California
Link to commentary in the Contra Costa Times:
2) SEPTA’s Nerve Center Tracks Trains, Buses by the Minute
Link to story in The Philadelphia Inquirer:
3) Davenport, Iowa Seeks Refunds from Traffic Camera Vendors
Link to story on WHBF-TV:
4) Alaska Airlines Web Site Might Have Been a Bit Too Candid
Link to story in The Seattle Times:
5) Amtrak Offering Tickets Through Cell Phones
Link to story on Digital Trends:
Link to Amtrak news release:
6) Delaware Creates “No DUI” Stickers
Link to story in The News Journal:
7) Bus 2.0
From Boston to Brazil, city planners and transportation gurus are reimagining the possibilities of the humble motorbus, using high-tech “smart mobility.”
Link to story in The Boston Globe:
8) Incident Management is Everyone’s Business
Link to commentary by Tennessee Transportation Commissioner, Gerald Nicely in The Chattanoogan:
9) The Coolest Thing Since Going There
Google Earth is turning into one heck of a travel tool (and it's a blast to play with).
Link to story in Budget Travel:
10) Calculated Risk
Coast Guard’s Chris Kluckhuhn started under the radar on vessel-tracking system.
Link to story in Government Computing News:
11) Working Without Wires
Municipal Wi-Fi is coming. Government employees, not citizens, may be the biggest users.
Link to article in Governing:
12) New Web Site Promotes Ontario Highway Campaign
Link to story in The Sault Star:
Link to 4Lane17: http://www.4lane17.com
1) Canada and Ontario Invest in New Technology to Keep Border Traffic Moving Smoothlyhttp://www.tc.gc.ca/mediaroom/releases/nat/2007/07-h080e.htm
2) Grosse Ile Bridge Company to Provide Afternoon Traffic Reports
3) Telematics Market Set to Flourish Says a New Report from ReportBuyer.com
2007 China-US Conference on Disaster Management – August 1-4 – Beijing
Today in Transportation History
1915 – The RMS Lusitania is sunk by a German submarine off the southern coast of Ireland. Over 1,200 people died.
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