Monday, September 10, 2007

Monday, September 10, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 10, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Bills, Laws Target Teen Drivers’ Cell Phones
Link to AP story:

2) Santa Ana, California Installing Video Alert System
The city is believed to be the first in the US to try the system of linked flat-screen panels.
Link to story in The Orange County Register:

3) Now Get Informed Via SMS on Pending Traffic Fines in Delhi
Link to story in The Economic Times:

4) German Town Ditches Traffic Lights to Cut Accidents
Link to Reuters story:

5) How Things Work: Air Traffic Control
Link to story in The Tartan:

6) GPS Technology Get to the ‘Route’ of the Problem
Link to story in The Examiner:

7) Crash-Test Videos Provide Wake-Up Call
Link to story in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel:,0,4999428.story
Link to Consumer Reports crash-test videos:

8) Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Says Loran May Take On New Life in Age of GPS
Link to story on the Aero-News Network:

9) Highway Maintenance
Florida field system combines an asset database with GPS data to reduce the toll of turnpike management.
Link to story in Government Computer News:

News Releases

1) US Department of Transportation Names Six Interstate Routes as ‘Corridors of the Future’ to Help Fight Traffic Congestion

2) ‘Wiki City Rome’ to Draw a Map Like No Other

3) Scott F. Belcher Named President and CEO of Intelligent Transportation Society of America

Upcoming Events
FIFA Soccer World Cup 2010: Transport Solutions for Municipalities Workshop – October 4 – Tshwane, South Africa

Today in Transportation History
1995 – The Broadway Limited makes its last run.


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