Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, May 29, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057
1) New Ticket to Ride: Smart Card
PATCO use starts soon. Not so for SEPTA, NJ Transit.
Link to story in The Philadelphia Inquirer:
2) Beijing Starts Installing Digital TVs in Subway Cars
Link to Xinhua story:
3) NJ Transit Newsletter is Costly
Link to Gannett New Jersey story:
4) Lights, Cameras and Active Alerts on Virginia’s I-64
The final stages of a $130 million project should make traffic information clear to Peninsula motorists.
Link to story in the Daily Press:
5) BlackBerrys to Tame Bangalore Traffic
Link to CNN-IBN story and video report:
6) Welcome to Heathrow, Your Robocab Awaits
Link to story in The Sunday Times:
7) Lack of Road Safety Devices Render Lahore Commuters Deaf, Dumb and Blind
Link to story in the Daily Times:
8) High-Tech Parking Meters Could Keep Track of Change
Link to story in the Los Angeles Times:
9) Delaware DOT Takes It to Streets
Agency head makes case across state for fee hikes.
Link to story in the Delaware State News:
10) From the 401 to Beijing
Delcan Corp. has signed on to help unsnarl traffic in the booming capital of Beijing.
Link to story in the Toronto Star:
11) Customers Can See TV at the Gas Pump
Link to story in the Daily Bulletin:
12) Azerbaijan Prepares Contest Paperwork for Baku Intelligent Traffic Control System
Link to story on Today.Az:
13) Annual Operating Costs for the Greater Yellowstone Regional Traveler and Weather Information Systems (GYRTWIS) 511 System in Montana
Link to further information from US DOT:
1) New Wireless Internet Technology, Protocol for Location-Based Services, Developed
2) Latest Mobile Local Search Index Shows Tech Savvy Consumers Want Wireless Internet
3) New York, New York, in 3-D — Seeing Is Believing - Live Search Maps launches photo-realistic 3-D imagery of New York City, several other cities
Seminar: Passenger Information in Rail – June 21 – Aalborg, Denmark
Today in Transportation History
1914 – The Empress of Ireland and the Storstad collide on Canada’s St. Lawrence River. The crash killed 1,073 people.
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