Friday, October 26, 2007

Friday, October 26, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 26, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) UK to Install Speed Cameras in Effort to Reduce Congestion and Vehicle Emissions
Link to story in The Times:
Link to news release from the Highways Agency:

2) EU Adopts New Rules for Air Traffic Management Systems Interoperability
Link to Thompson Financial story:
Link to news release from the European Commission:

3) T Radio Hits Wrong Note with Boston Subway Riders
Link to story in The Boston Globe:

4) Ontario Human Rights Commission Asks Toronto Transit Services to Announce All Stops for Riders
Link to CP story:
Link to news release from the Ontario Human Rights Commission:

5) IT Makes Johannesburg Motorists Pay Traffic Fines
Link to story on ITWeb:

6) Kirkland, Washington Puts New Face on Pedestrian Program
City makes changes and promotes flags used at crosswalks.
Link to story in The Seattle Times:
Link to additional information from the City of Kirkland:

7) Nissan Takes Robotic Companion for a Test Drive
Develops robot to calm stressed drivers and make sure sleepy ones stay awake.
Link to story in Computerworld:

8) GM Presents Vision of Software-Based Cars
Link to story on ITWorld Canada:

9) Help! I Can’t Program My Car
Link to CNET News story:

News Releases

1) ERTICO to Hold Intelligent Mobility Event at European Parliament

Upcoming Events
Container Tracking & Security 2007 – November 8-9 – Dubai

Friday Bonus
There’s nothing magic about combining a traffic cone and a three-year-old.

Today in Transportation History
**20th anniversary** - The first commercial flight at London City Airport takes place.


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