Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) As Red-Light Camera Trend Picks Up, Texas Law Set to Change
Cities say violations down, but revenue too; now state to get a cut.
Link to story in The Dallas Morning News:

2) Track Repairs Force More Long Island Rail Road Delays
Renewed criticisms that the railroad does not warn passengers early enough about delays.
Link to story in Newsday:,0,4507207.story

3) Sensors and InsensibilityState is asked to pay for traffic info taxpayers already funded.
Link to editorial in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: (may require free registration)

4) Volkswagen and Apple Discuss Possible ‘iCar’ Project
Link to AP story:

5) Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute Uses State Fair Travelers to Test Traffic Management Devices
Link to story in The Business Review:

6) Wireless Sensors to Modernize Parking
Link to story in Wi-Fi Planet:

News Releases

1) Volvo Helps Prevent Rear-End Impacts

2) Mercedes-Benz USA Offers a First for US Drivers: Destinations Straight From Internet to Car,168374.shtml

3) Powerful Tool Crunches Commutes - Software crafts alternate routes for troubled commuters, predicts best time to hit the road

Upcoming Events
Smart Card Alliance Annual Conference 2007 – October 9-11 – Boston

Today in Transportation History
1907 **100th anniversary** - Collapse of the Quebec Bridge. Seventy-five workers died in the tragedy.,M1


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