Thursday, May 17, 2007

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, May 17, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Galileo to Have Military Role
Link to story from the Financial Times:,1411203,,3255,ft.html

2) New Hampshire Drivers Complain of Errors with E-ZPass Warnings
Link to AP story:

3) 7 Southern Universities Form Automotive Research Alliance
Link to AP story:

4) Lack of Information During Disruption Angers Metro-North Rail Commuter Council
Link to story in the Greenwich Time:,0,5965123.story?coll=green-news-local-headlines

5) Red-Light Cameras Don’t Significantly Reduce Accidents in Cleveland
Link to story and video report on WEWS-TV:

6) 3M Sells 2 Traffic Safety Businesses
Link to AP story:
Link to news release from 3M:*A1167656400000*B1179457930000*C4102491599000*DgroupByDate*J2*N1000940&newsPopup=true&newsLang=en&beanID=75290669&viewID=news_process_view

7) Amtrak Seeks a Tech Edge
Link to story in the Los Angeles Times:

8) Reflective Technology to Make End of Garden State Parkway Safer
Link to story in The Press of Atlantic City:

9) Wi-Fi on a Train Conference
Link to story on Wi-Fi Networking News:

10) Car Navigation Gear Using a File-Sharing Approach
Link to CNET News column:,39050793,62013719,00.htm

11) Yahoo Upgrades Mapping Service to Include Driving Directions in Europe
Link to AP story:

12) Driver Behavior, Older Drivers, Simulation, User Information Systems, and Visualization
Link to paper from the Transportation Research Board:

News Releases

1) Web Site Improves Public Access to Iowa DOT Crash Statistics
Link to site:

2) ATX Identifies Three Pillars of T3, Third Generation Telematics

Job Posting
- Communications Associate – PRR – Olympia, Washington

Upcoming Events
T2007-International Conference on Forensic Toxicology Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety and Ignition Interlock Symposium – August 26-30 – Seattle

Today in Transportation History
1895 – The Omonoia station opens on the Athens Metro.

2007 – For the first time in 56 years, trains crossed the border between North and South Korea.


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