Friday, October 5, 2007

Friday, October 5, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 5, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Law Firm Sues for Access to Documents on Minneapolis Bridge Collapse
Link to AP story:

2) US Transportation Security Administration Begins Port Worker ID Enrollments
Link to story in Washington Technology:

3) Bangalore to Have New Traffic Control System
Link to story in The Hindu:

4) Explore ‘Traffic Smart’ System in Charleston, South Carolina Area
Link to editorial in The Post and Courier:

5) Call Ahead for Traffic Alerts
Soon, New Yorkers will be able to add 511 to the list of phone numbers they can call for services.
Link to story in the Gotham Gazette:

6) International Civil Aviation Organization Push for Aviation Radio Spectrum
Link to story in Flight:

7) Indian Railways Planning to Install ATMs in Trains
Link to story in The Times of India:

8) Mapping Program Aims to Pull Back Veil on South African Road Safety
Link to story in Engineering News:

9) Motorola Shows the Future Ways We’ll Use Technology
Link to story in the Daily Herald:

10) How to Improve Transit Call Center Service
Link to story in Metro:

11) Interoperability Requirements, Standards, or Performance Specifications for Automated Toll Collection Systems
Link to Federal Register notice:

12) News in ERTICO
- Gatherings in Rome Strengthen European ITS
- CVIS Focuses on Deployment

13) Electronic Service Quality: Public Transport Information on the Internet
Link to article in the Journal of Public Transportation:

News Releases

1) Smart Cards for Driver’s Licenses in India by March 2008

2) International Benefits, Evaluation and Costs (IBEC) Working Group Web Site Upgraded and Improved

Upcoming Events
ARA 2007 (Asia-Pacific Low-Fare & Regional Aviation) – October 22-23 - Bangkok

Friday Bonus
World’s worst junctions revealed.

Today in Transportation History
1930 – A British dirigible, R-101, crashes in France killing 49 people.


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