Friday, June 29, 2007

Friday, June 29, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, June 29, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Smart Cars Communicate with Road
Link to story in the Bradenton Herald:

2) Weather Disrupts Flights, Airlines Demand Systems Upgrade
Link to story in Modern Agent:

3) ‘Drive Speed Limit Day’ Catches on Throughout California
Link to story in the San Jose Mercury News:

4) Does ‘Google Earth’ Help Terrorists?
Link to story and video report on WABC-TV:
Link to news release from New York State Comptroller:

5) Oakland Port Uses GPS to Track Cargo Trucks
Link to story on KCBS Radio:

6) Eurocontrol Pushes Air Traffic Control Surveillance by Multilateration
Link to story in Flight International:

7) In-Dash GPS: Overprices and Overrated
Link to column in Conde Nast Traveler:

8) Reports of SUPREME (SUmmary and publication of best Practices in Road safety in the Eu MEmber States) Project Now Available Online
Link to reports from the European Commission:

9) Audible Signals for Pedestrian Safety in LRT Environments
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board: (report) (appendixes)

10) ITS Lessons Learned - Managed Lanes Project: Traveler Information and Decision-Making for Managed Lanes (2005)Link to report from US DOT:^Home

News Releases

1) Pseudo-Satellites Allow Accurate Navigation in Helsinki Harbor

2) Cooperation Agreement for Satellite Navigation in Africa

Upcoming Events
17th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (ISTTT17) – July 23-25 - London

Friday Bonus
US DOT initiates new low-cost traffic congestion solution.

Today in Transportation History
1995 – The Russian space station Mir and the US space shuttle Atlantis, docked to form the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit the Earth.


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