Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, June 6, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057
1) Glitches Stall Traffic on 511
Central Florida motorists hoping to use the system to estimate travel times are hitting roadblocks.
Link to story in the Orlando Sentinel:
2) College Students’ Class Project Reduces Airport Waits
Link to AP story:
3) New York MTA Plans Help Line Modeled on 311
Link to story in Newsday:
4) Galileo Decision Delayed Until October
Link to story on EurActiv:
5) JetBlue Using Google Maps So Passengers Can Monitor Flights
Link to Bloomberg story:
6) Our Lady of the Stations
Meet the calm-voiced woman behind the Toronto Transit Commission's automated subway announcements.
Link to story in the Toronto Star:
7) Google Maps Boosts Public Transportation Data
Link to CNET News story:
8) Next-Gen Features for HD Radio on the Horizon
Real-time traffic information among new services planned.
Link to story in Radio World:
9) Webchat with Dr. Stephen Ladyman, UK Transport Minister
Link to interview via 10 Downing Street:
10) National ITS Architecture Version 6.0 Now Available
Link to further information from US DOT:
1) Japan and South Korea Have Ambitious Goals for Intelligent Transportation Systems
2) Auto Collision Avoidance Systems--Laser vs. Radar
3) Transport Canada to Host National Youth Conference on Road Safety
4) Washington State DOT’s New Cameras Bring a Clearer Picture of Puget Sound
5) Sensys Offers New Breakthrough for Stop Bar Detection – Wireless Vehicle Detection System Addresses Traffic Signal Control Applications
6) US DOT Captures Our Imagination During Historic Session at ITS America Annual Meeting
Digital Highway Measurement System Technology Information Session – July 10 – McLean, Virginia
Today in Transportation History
1932 – The first federal gasoline tax was enacted by the US Congress. The tax was one cent per gallon.
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