Thursday, August 9, 2007

Thursday, August 9, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, August 9, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Linked Vehicle Center to Open in Ann Arbor, Michigan
City could become epicenter of automotive communication.
Link to story in The Ann Arbor News:

2) US Department of Homeland Security Publishes Passenger Name Record Retention Rules
Link to story in Aviation Daily:

3) Sat-Nav ‘Jammer’ Threatens to Sink Road Pricing Scheme
Link to story in Auto Express:

4) Illinois Governor Wants to Change Who’s in Charge at DOT of Public Information Requests
Link to story in the Daily Herald:

5) Pennsylvania Will Disclose Bridge Safety Data
Link to story in The Patriot-News:

6) Texas DOT Guarding Info on Bridges
Link to story in the Express-News:

7) Simpler Bridge Safety Labeling Sought In California
Link to story in The Sacramento Bee:

8) Galileo to Integrate Tech for Global Search and Rescue System
Link to story on tgdaily:

9) FAA Deploys New Airport Surveillance System at O’Hare Airport
Link to story in Aviation Daily:

10) Tennessee DOT Ramping Up Parts of I-26 and I-81 Technology for Tri-Cities Drivers
Link to story in the Kingsport Times-News:

11) E-ZPass Now Hard on Adulterers in New Jersey
Link to story on WNBC-TV:

12) Singapore’s Land Transport Authority Clears Traffic with IBM Tool
Link to story in Computerworld Singapore:

13) Illinois DOT Turning to Churches to Get Drivers to Buckle Up
Link to story in the Chicago Sun-Times:,CST-NWS-faith09.article

14) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Explores Parking Notification System
Link to story in Land Line:

15) TeleNav Blasts PND, In-Car Manufacturers
Link to story in GPS World:

News Releases

1) Video to the Car is a Non-Starter

2) Audio Streaming Boosts Automotive Bluetooth

3) Do You Use the State Map? Michigan DOT Wants to Hear Your Opinions,1607,7-151-9620_11057-173501--,00.html

NYSERDA Seeks Sustainable Transportation Proposals for New York State

Upcoming Events
New England Workshop on Using Regional ITS Architectures – September 25-26 – Boston

Today in Transportation History
1901 – The first rally race was held in Ireland. A dozen automobiles attempted an organized journey from Dublin to Waterford.


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