Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 8, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Beijing Works on Olympic Traffic Problem
Link to story and video report on China Central Television:

2) High-Tech Expected to Guarantee Success for Beijing Games
Link to story in the China Daily:

3) Bumper to Bumper: Predicting Traffic Flow
Link to National Public Radio story:

4) With Technology, Vehicles Could Communicate
Link to story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

5) Hard Driving Car Infotainment
Automotive hard disk drive shipments to rise by nearly a factor of five by 2013, vehicle infotainment survey shows.
Link to story in Engineer:

6) GPS-Like Device Offers Yosemite Visitors Self-Guided Tours
Link to story in the Visalia Times-Delta:

Upcoming Events
Virginia Hazardous Materials Conference and Expo – October 15-19 – Hampton, Virginia

Today in Transportation History
1991 – Astronaut James Irwin, a crewmember on Apollo 15, died of a heart attack.


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