Thursday, June 7, 2007

Thursday, June 7, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, June 7, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) UK Cars Will Have Black Boxes to Send Crash SOS by 2010
Link to story in the Daily Mail:

2) EC to Spend £1.36 Billion on Intelligent Transport over Next Seven Years
Link to story on Auto Industry:

3) This is Your Elite Flier Speaking
To help track customer complaints, airlines are putting an increasing importance on monitoring travel chat rooms.
Link to story in The Washington Post:

4) London Traffic Cameras Set for Switch to Digital
Link to story in Computing:

5) Solar-Powered Parking Meters Break Down
Link to story in the Examiner:

6) Online Travel Industry Grows but Changes Loom Down the Road
Link to story on MarketWatch:

News Releases

1) Ford's SYNC: A Line in the Sand for Portable Device Interfaces

2) European Air Traffic Management: Further Steps Towards the Single European Sky

3) Summer the Most Dangerous Time of Year for Unattended Kids In and Around Cars – Safety Tips Offered in Spanish and English

4) OnStar by GM and American Red Cross Partner to Provide Information to Those in Crisis Situations

Upcoming Events
2007 ITE Annual Meeting & Exhibit – August 5-8 – Pittsburgh

Today in Transportation History
1954 – A styling team was formed by Ford to create a new car which would be called the Edsel.


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