Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Houston TranStar Upgrades Its Traffic Cameras, Sensors
Link to story and video report on KHOU-TV:

2) New York MTA to Look Into Upgrading Grand Central Monitors
Study will determine how best to provide visual information such as weather, news, safety tips and other updates.
Link to story in The Journal News:
Link to news release:

3) TomTom Drives Toward Traffic Updates
Europe’s largest maker of car navigation devices says real-time traffic information is the key to future strategy.
Link to story in The Times:

4) With Safety in Mind, the Car Takes Charge
Link to story in The New York Times: (free registration required)

5) Minnesota Transportation Center Celebrates 20 Years
Link to story in The Minnesota Daily:

6) Articles from Latest Issue of Texas Transportation Researcher
- Minimizing Train Delays Can Improve Mobility, Safety at Rail Grade Crossings
- Step Lively - Award-winning research means safer ways to cross the street.

News Releases

1) US Department of Transportation Releases First Annual Report of the Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety System Program

2) Integrated Telematics Devices Will be Key to Asian Markets in 2012

3) Great Destinations Go High-Tech: New Jersey Tourism Debuts New GPS-Themed Advertising Campaign,206419.shtml

4) Mazda’s Safety Program Aims to Produce Cars that Do Not Crash

Upcoming Events
Light Commercial Vehicle Management – November 8-9 – London

Today in Transportation History
1947 **60th anniversary** - Two commuter trains collide in South Croydon, England, killing 32 people.


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