Friday, June 1, 2007

Friday, June 1, 2007


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, June 1, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) FCC Addresses Need to Improve Emergency Alert System
Link to story in Radio Ink:
http://www.radioink.com/HeadlineEntry.asp?hid=138107&pt=todaysnews

2) Where’s the George Washington Bridge?
Rush hour closure of bridge not reported on New York State DOT traveler information Web site.
Link to story in Newsday:
http://www.newsday.com/news/local/longisland/ny-liblog0602,0,5520141.story

3) Study Finds Drivers Seek More High-Tech Features
Link to story in The Wall Street Journal:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB118064713688420509.html

4) Delta Flight Attendants Provide Video Podcasts with Ground Travel Tips
Link to story in USA Today:
http://www.usatoday.com/travel/flights/2007-05-31-delta-destination-guides_N.htm
Link to travel videos: http://www.delta.com/siteseer

5) New Web Cam Shows Traffic Heading to the Hamptons on New York’s Long Island
Link to story in Newsday:
http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newyork/ny-bc-ny--hamptons-jamcam0601jun01,0,2748069.story?coll=ny-region-apnewyork
Link to camera: http://www.hamptons.com/lv_mergecam.ihtml

6) ITS Deployment Statistics Web Site Updated
Link to site:
http://www.itsdeployment.its.dot.gov

7) FCC Votes for Tougher E-911 Standards
Link to story in Wireless Week:
http://www.wirelessweek.com/article.aspx?id=148694
Link to notice from the Federal Communications Commission:
http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-07-108A1.pdf

8) Shipshape Wireless
Project clears steel hulls and asbestos hurdles.
Link to story in Washington Technology:
http://www.washingtontechnology.com/print/22_09/30738-1.html


News Releases

1) New York Launches New Online Alert System – Advisories on road closures among information to be offered
http://www.ny.gov/governor/press/0531072.html


Upcoming Events
The Third International Workshop on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications 2007 (V2VCOM 2007) – June 12 – Istanbul
http://www.iv2007.itu.edu.tr/V2VCOM.php


Friday Bonus
I know some subways allow bicycles onboard, but this may be pushing things.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6705323.stm


Today in Transportation History
1982 **25th anniversary** - Norfolk Southern formed from the consolidation of the Southern Railway and Norfolk and Western Railway.
http://www.nscorp.com/nscportal/nscorp/Community/NS%20History/

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