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:

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:,0,5520141.story

3) Study Finds Drivers Seek More High-Tech Features
Link to story in The Wall Street Journal:

4) Delta Flight Attendants Provide Video Podcasts with Ground Travel Tips
Link to story in USA Today:
Link to travel videos:

5) New Web Cam Shows Traffic Heading to the Hamptons on New York’s Long Island
Link to story in Newsday:,0,2748069.story?coll=ny-region-apnewyork
Link to camera:

6) ITS Deployment Statistics Web Site Updated
Link to site:

7) FCC Votes for Tougher E-911 Standards
Link to story in Wireless Week:
Link to notice from the Federal Communications Commission:

8) Shipshape Wireless
Project clears steel hulls and asbestos hurdles.
Link to story in Washington Technology:

News Releases

1) New York Launches New Online Alert System – Advisories on road closures among information to be offered

Upcoming Events
The Third International Workshop on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications 2007 (V2VCOM 2007) – June 12 – Istanbul

Friday Bonus
I know some subways allow bicycles onboard, but this may be pushing things.

Today in Transportation History
1982 **25th anniversary** - Norfolk Southern formed from the consolidation of the Southern Railway and Norfolk and Western Railway.


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