Thursday, July 19, 2007

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, July 19, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Up Ahead, at the Light: Smart Transportation
Link to story in The Oregonian:

2) States Get $3.6 Billion for Emergency Preparation, Including Interoperable Communication
Link to story in Federal Computer Week:

3) Number of Red-Light Cameras in Seattle Could Soon Quadruple
Pedestrians, drivers protected by devices that pay for themselves.
Link to story in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
Link to news release from the Seattle Mayor’s Office:

4) Russian Railways Pushes Glonass/GPS
Link to story on SatNews:

5) New York State Probe Absolves Long Island Rail Road
State investigation found the LIRR followed its protocol for on-board announcements during a major service disruption in February.
Link to story in Newsday:,0,3102966.story

6) For Some New York City Cabbies, a New In-Taxi Video System Gets No Stars
Link to story in The New York Times:

7) Virginia Opens New Welcome Center
Features include flat-screen televisions which display weather information, Amber Alerts and tourism information, as well as 511 telephones.
Link to story in The Free Lance-Star:

8) Nokia Starts Global Positioning Service
Link to Reuters story:
Link to Nokia news release:

- Invitation to Negotiate – Marketing for the Statewide Advanced Traveler Information System – Florida Department of Transportation
- Request for Proposals – 511-Travel Information System – New York State Department of Transportation

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Today in Transportation History
1967 **40th anniversary** - The first air-conditioned cars enter service on the New York City subway system.


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