Friday, August 24, 2007

Friday, August 24, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, August 24, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Digital Billboard Plan Stirs Debate in Texas
Link to story in the Houston Chronicle:

2) Google May Start New York Transit Guide to Boost Ads
Link to Bloomberg story:

3) Virginia DOT Studies Flashing LED Stop Signs and Optical Illusions
Link to story in TechJournal South:

4) Innovation Needed to Replace Aging Bridges, Reduce Bay Area Traffic Congestion
Wi-fi on transit, virtual toll booths offered as potential answers.
Link to commentary in the San Francisco Chronicle:

5) South Carolina Putting GPS Tracking on All School Buses
Link to story on WSPA-TV:

6) Smart Streets for Mesa, Arizona?
Link to story in The Arizona Republic:

7) Traffic Monitoring Data: Successful Strategies in Collection and Analysis
Link to article in the Transportation Research Circular:

News Releases

) Traffic Technologies, Inc. Develops Mobile E-ZPass Unit to Manage Great New York State Fair Parking

Upcoming Events
From Data to Travel Information… How to Get There & Bringing Together Airport and Ground Transportation Information Systems – October 24-25 – Baltimore

Friday Bonus
If beer companies sponsored traffic reports, this is how the ads might sound.

Today in Transportation History
1945 – The last M24 Chaffee light tank is built by Cadillac.


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