Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, June 13, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Los Angeles Police Department Plans to Accept 911 Text Messages, Pictures
Link to story in the Los Angeles Times:,1,296583.story

2) The Airlines’ Eyes on the Skies
Meteorologists are key to carriers’ operations.
Link to story in The Washington Post:

3) Washington State Transit Service Pushes for Teen Ridership
MySpace page, YouTube video will be used to attract younger riders.
Link to story in The Seattle Times:
Link to news release from Community Transit:
Link to MySpace page:

4) Electronic Map Will Help Shanghai’s Disabled
Link to story in the China Daily:

5) TransGuide to Expand from San Antonio to Austin
Link to story and video report on WOAI-TV:

6) GPS to Put Brakes to Truck Speeding in Australia
Link to transcript and audio report from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s The World Today:

7) Shanghai, Savannah Ports to Test New Tracking Program
Link to story in the Savannah Morning News:

8) Middle East Conflict Spawns Ad Battle in Washington Subways
Link to AP story:

9) Eyes in Sky Will Focus on Safety
Tampa Bay area traffic cameras now can be viewed in emergency operations center.
Link to story in The Tampa Tribune:

10) Mobile Phone Navigation Trends in Europe
Link to story on GPS Business News:

11) June Issue of TRN Road Pricing Newsletter Now Online
Link to newsletter:

News Releases

1) Innovative Parking Management Piloted by a Finnish Technology Concept

Upcoming Events
Webinar: "State" of the States - Measuring the "Pulse" of Work Zone ITS – June 27 (scroll down)

Today in Transportation History
1983 – Pioneer 10 left the solar system.


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