Monday, September 24, 2007

Monday, September 24, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 24, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Galileo Satellite Navigation Network Hit by Another Delay
Link to AFP story:

2) Big Bro’s Coming to Massachusetts Transport Hubs
Security plan ups cameras.
Link to story in the Boston Herald:

3) Cyprus Traffic Enforcement Cameras to Come Down
Link to story in the Cyprus Mail:

4) Ad Plan for Golden Gate Bridge Met with DemurReport says sponsorship could generate as much as $4 million annually, but the public has not shown interest.
Link to MediaNews story:

5) Navigating the Harbor
Marine Exchange of Southern California works to prevent ship collisions.
Link to story and video in the Press-Telegram:

6) Satellite-Based System to Help Indian Fishermen in Distress
Link to story in The Hindu:

7) Synchronized Signals No Match for 'Oversaturation'
Coordination can't effectively combat 'oversaturation'
Link to column in the Chicago Tribune:,1,2075592.column (may require free registration)

8) ‘Open Road Tolling’ Could Spell End to Toll Booths
Link to story in the Boston Herald:

9) Trust, Skills Crucial to Sharing Information in Emergencies, Report States
Link to story in Federal Computer Week:
Link to report from the Center for Technology in Government:

10) Wrap and Roll
Advertisers find new vehicles for mobile messages.
Link to story in the Los Angeles Business Journal:

11) Mapping Out a Niche
By combining maps and computer databases, Roger Tomlinson founded the field known best by its acronym GIS.
Link to story in the Toronto Star:

12) Smart Car, Smart Driver?
The iCar quiz is designed to inform drivers how new technologies can make their car safer, cleaner and smarter.
Link to quiz from the European Commission:

13) Smart Parking Management to Boost Transit, Ease Congestion: Oakland, California Field Test Shows Promise
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:

News Releases

1) Delaware DOT Scores High Marks in National Transportation Survey on Crash Investigations and Reconstruction

2) US, India to Cooperate on Urban Transportation

Upcoming Events
Talking Freight Seminar – October 17 – Urban Congestion and Freight

Today in Transportation History
1948 – The Honda Technical Research Institute becomes the Honda Motor Company.


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