Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) US Court Upholds Ban on Commercial Signs, Freeway Billboards
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2) NASA Will Release Disputed Air Safety Research
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3) Paperless Boarding Pass Gets Ready to Take Flight
Link to story in The San Diego Union-Tribune:

4) Now Boarding: New Preflight Procedures
Airlines unveil innovations at counter and gate.
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5) Garmin Makes Bid for Tele Atlas
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6) Prosecutor Allows Greek Police Use of Traffic Cameras to Monitor Public Demonstrations
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7) WiBro-Based CCTV Traffic Guide to Start in Seoul
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8) Navigating the Road to GIS Success: Key Components of the Montana Department of Transportation's Strategic Plan
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News Releases

Hyundai Continues Rollout of XM Radio as Standard Feature on Nearly All New 2008 Models
2) American Bus Association Announces It Will Return to Texas for 2012 Marketplace
Broward County (Florida) Incident Management Team Demonstrates Clearing Overturned Truck at Convention Center
4) Toyota to Launch First Models Factory-Equipped with XM Satellite Radio
5) ITS/GIS Business Day in Budapest
6) New Series of HD Radio Modules Available for Automotive Market
7) Garmin’s Offer for Tele Atlas: A Bidding War Will Determine the Shape of the Location Industry
8) SAIC to Upgrade US Air Force Air Traffic Control Radio System
9) Understand How Wireless Mesh Networks and Intelligent Transport Systems Work
10) New Report Examines the Latest Advancements in ITS and Car Accident Prevention Technologies
11) TeleNav Ranked Number One in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Program for Silicon Valley Internet, Media & Entertainment and Communication Companies
12) Malaysia’s Only Electronic Toll Collection Operator Selects Syntellect’s Customer Interaction Management Solution

Upcoming Events
Webinar: Airport Security 2007 – November 7

Today in Transportation History
1957 **50th anniversary** - Toyota begins selling vehicles in the United States.

1987 **20th anniversary** - Montana Rail Link begins operation.


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