Friday, August 31, 2007

Friday, August 31, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, August 31, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) ITT Gets Contract to Revamp US Air Traffic Control
Link to Reuters story:
Link to news release from the Federal Aviation Administration:
Link to news release from ITT:

2) Cell Carriers Fined Over Missed e-911 Deadlines
Link to CNET News story:
Link to news release from the Federal Communications Commission:

3) E-ZPass Records Popping Up in Trials
Link to story in The Baltimore Sun:,0,2897681.story (may require free registration)

4) Moscow Metro to Adopt Phone-Swipe Turnstiles
Link to story in The Moscow Times:

5) Results of CVIS Survey Launched
Report examines European motorists’ opinions of current and future safety systems.
Link to story from ERTICO:
Link to survey results:

6) US Airways’ Web Site Gets Major Makeover
Link to story in The Arizona Republic:
Link to US Airways site:

7) TomTom GPS Now Offers Voice Recognition
Link to story in PC World:,136607-c,gpsreceivers/article.html
Link to news release from TomTom:

News Releases

1) The First Global Positioning System Block IIF Satellite Completes Initial Integrated System Testing

2) New Westpark Tollway Cameras Offer Traffic Relief in Houston
Link to Westpark Tollway cameras:

3) Washington State DOT’s New Cameras Bring a Clearer Picture of Vancouver Area Traffic
Link to cameras:

4) New New York State Web Site on Bridge Conditions is Expanded
Link to site:

Upcoming Events
ITS Maryland 12th Annual Meeting – September 11-12 – Linthicum, Maryland

Friday Bonus
Ever wonder what pilots due to pass the time on a long flight?

Today in Transportation History
1997 **10th anniversary** - Princess Diana died in a Paris auto crash.


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1 comment:

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