Friday, June 8, 2007

Friday, June 8, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, June 8, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) EU to Spend $3 Billion More on Galileo
Link to story in the Financial Times:

2) US Homeland Security Secretary Says Passenger Data Key to Terror Investigations in Seeking EU Deal
Link to AP story:

3) FAA Computer Glitch Causes Flight Delays
Link to AP story:

4) EC Makes Air Traffic Communication Progress as Airlines Push for Single Sky
Link to story in ATW Daily News:

5) Wireless Contract for Southern California’s Coaster Trains is Urged
Link to story in The San Diego Union-Tribune:

6) IT in Public Transport in India
Public transport and traffic managers have started using IT keeping mind the comfort and safety of commuters in cities that are choking for lack of efficient transportation.
Link to story in Express Computer:

7) Where to Go, Where to Get Off
Philadelphia traffic reporter Mary Cantell, writes about her job.
Link to story in The Evening Bulletin:

News Releases

1) AT&T Customers Sidestep Road Congestion With TeleNav Traffic – Traffic updates and detour information offered to BlackBerry users

2) Mazda to Participate in ITS Trials on Public Roads in Hiroshima

3) Wavetronix Deploying More than 1,100 SmartSensors in Florida to Create one of the Largest Continuous Detection Corridors in the US

Upcoming Events
2007 IBTTA Maintenance Committee Fall Workshop – September 9-12 – Philadelphia

Friday Bonus
Pennsylvania DOT confident it can snarl traffic.

Today in Transportation History
1967 **40th anniversary** - The USS Liberty was attacked by Israeli forces off the Sinai Peninsula.


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