Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, July 3, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Europe Unifying Air Traffic System
Link to AP story:

2) Plans to Keep Tappan Zee Bridge Traffic Moving Gets Put to Real-World Test
Crash closes bridge but diversion and communication plan keeps motorists moving.
Link to story in The Journal News:

3) EU, US Passenger Data Sharing Deal Under Scrutiny
Watchdogs have a month to put it in writing.
Link to story in Computerworld:

4) Dad Inspired to Push ‘Move Over’ Safety Campaign After Son’s Death on I-595
Link to story and video in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel:

5) Travel Suppliers Keeping Travelers Well Connected
Link to story in Travel Weekly:
http://www.travelweekly.com/articles.aspx?articleid=57076 (free registration required)

6) Happy Returns for Travel Agents
Travelers return to using agents after frustrations with making arrangements online.
Link to story in The New York Times:

7) Asset Management Online and in Real-Time
Link to story in Focus:

8) Government Telematics Systems – a Bourgeoning Mass Market?
Link to story in Telematics Update:

9) New from ITS Oregon
- 2007 ITS America Annual Meeting Debrief
- Vehicle Infrastructure Integration Demonstration Coming to Portland on July 18th

10) The ITE 2007 Technical Conference and Exhibit Session Synopsis – Strategies for Addressing CongestionLink to further details in the NTOC Talks Newsletter:

News Releases

1) ‘Smart’ Traffic Boxes Could Help Monitor Roads, Save Money

2) Latest Mobile Technology Market Studies from Berg Insights

Upcoming Events
SASHTO (Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials) 2007 – August 3-8 – Huntsville, Alabama

Today in Transportation History
1970 – A Dan-Air charter jet, flying from Manchester, England to Barcelona, crashed into a mountain near the village of Arbucies in Catalonia.

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