Monday, September 17, 2007

Monday, September 17, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 17, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) US Terrorist Watch List Hobbled by Data Errors
Link to story in Government Computer News:

2) Wikis, the Semantic Web Head to the Streets
Wiki technology takes real-time, user-generated data from mobile phones to create maps for pedestrians and other travelers making their way across a city.
Link to IDG News Service story:

3) Navigation Devices Set to Take Mass-Market Route
Link to Reuters story:

4) Truckers May See Cowbells Make a Comeback in Massachusetts
Devices warn of low overpasses.
Link to story in The Boston Globe:

5) Delaware Pays to Spread Word
DelDOT and Office of Highway Safety use outside help for advertising and marketing.
Link to story in the Delaware State News:

6) I-40 Traffic Cameras in North Carolina Regularly Out of Order
Link to story in the Asheville Citizen-Times:

7) Internet to Help Beat Traffic Jams in Leeds
Link to story in the Yorkshire Post:

8) Life of a Traffic Engineer is Always Stop and Go
Link to story in the Green Bay Press-Gazette:

9) Device Would Warn News Crew Copters
Link to story in the East Valley Tribune:

10) Air France to Test Fingerprint Cards
Will permit registered travelers to bypass general boarding on shuttle flights between Paris and Amsterdam.
Link to story in USA Today:

11) September Issue of IEEE ITS Society Newsletter Online
Link to newsletter:

News Releases

1) Intelligent Cars: European Commission Leads the Drive for Safer, Greener and Smarter Cars

Upcoming Events
Coach & Bus Live – October 10-11 – Birmingham, UK

Today in Transportation History
1976 – The US Space Shuttle Enterprise is publicly unveiled in Palmdale, California.


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