Thursday, June 14, 2007

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, June 14, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Texas DOT to Test the Effectiveness of Speed Cameras
Link to story and video report on KXAN-TV:

2) Federal Aviation Administration Funding Battle Threatens to Ground Next Generation Air Transportation System
Link to story in Federal Computer Week:

3) Vietnam Transport Ministry Announces High-Tech Scheme to Curb Traffic Troubles Nationwide
Link to story on VietNamNet:

4) Florida Governor Vetoes Repeal of Railroad Trespass Sign Requirement
Link to AP story:

5) Kodak Sensor Promises Better Low-Light Pictures
Technology will initially be used in consumer electronics but may be applied to traffic cameras in the future.
Link to story in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
Link to news release from Kodak:

News Releases

1) Arizona-Sonora 511 Highlights Successful Partnership between US and Mexico Transportation Agencies
Link to site:

Upcoming Events
US-Europe Aviation Security Policy Summit – July 2-4 – Brussels

Today in Transportation History
1985 – A TWA flight en route from Athens to Rome is hijacked to Beirut.


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