Friday, November 30, 2007

Friday, November 30, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, November 30, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) EU Clinches Unanimous Galileo DealLink to AFP story:

2) Minnesota Judge Denies Law Firm Access to Bridge Collapse DataLink to AP story:

3) SEPTA Sets a Course for Smart Cards
Link to story in The Philadelphia Inquirer:

4) Navteq Enhances Traffic Management Services in Chicago
Link to story in Medill Reports:

5) To Find Gridlock, Count the Stalled Cell Phones
Link to story in Wired:

6) US Coast Guard and Rutgers Apply New Software to Disaster Planning
Link to story on BetaNews:

7) New York City Parking Rules Will be Online in ‘09
Link to story in amNew York:,0,6164200.story?coll=amny_home_rail_headlines

8) Next Generation Sat-Nav Promises Carbon Savings
New research group aims to use intelligent traffic management systems to limit congestion and emissions.
Link to story on BusinessGreen:

9) New Generation of Travel Planning Web Sites Grow Up
Link to AP story:

10) Application of Galileo in the LBS Market
Link to story from ERTICO:

11) In London: Have Cell Phone, Find the Loo
Link to AP story:

News Releases

EIS RTMS Sensors Key Component in Florida DOT Travel Time System
2) ICx Technologies Wins $1.57 Million Award for Providing Enhanced Transportation Systems for Major Corridor in San Diego
3) Explosive Growth in Real-Time Two-Way Connected Navigation Forecast
4) Port of Long Beach’s TV Newsmagazine Wins National Award
5) eSafety Observers to Meet in Lisbon

Upcoming Events
IBTTA 4th Annual Transportation Finance Summit – December 3-4 – Washington, DC

Friday Bonus
And you thought your commute was bad…

Today in Transportation History
1994 – The Achille Lauro is abandoned off the coast of east Africa after it caught on fire.

December 1 – 1947 - **60th anniversary** - Qantas began service between Sydney and London. At the start the flights took four days and 55 hours of flying time.


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