Friday, November 9, 2007

Friday, November 9, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, November 9, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) EU Passenger Screening Plan a ‘Nightmare,’ Say Airlines
Link to story on EurActiv:

2) US Passenger Info Program Likely to Stay Under Wraps
Link to AP story:

3) Democrats Want TSA to Share ‘Cleared-to-Fly’ List More Widely
Link to story in CQ Today:

4) Watchdog Groups Wants Alcohol-Related Ads Banned from Mass Transit
Link to story and video report on NY1 News:
Link to further information from The Marin Institute:

5) Ford, Microsoft Create System That Lets You Ask for a Song
Link to column and video in The Wall Street Journal:

6) 511 Provides Local Assistance During Wildfire Emergency
Link to story in rEgion:

7) Lebanon Launches Interactive Mapping Web Site
Link to story in The Daily Star:
Link to Lebanon Maps:

8) Fly the Connected Skies
B-2 bomber pilots and the frequent flier in row 28 want broadband. EMS Technologies' Paul Domorski is delivering it.
Link to story in Forbes: (free registration required)

9) Beijing Brings in Bus Rapid Transit System Quickly and Efficiently
Link to story in Engineering News:

10) Public Information and Education in the Promotion of Highway Safety
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:

News Releases

National Transportation Safety Board Warns of Runway Collision Risk; Encouraged by Potential for Technology to Improve Road Safety
2) ARINC Installing Video Surveillance on Maryland Transit Rail Lines
3) The Question Begs to Be Asked... How Accurate is Traffic Data? Where Are Companies Getting Their Data?
4) Experts Tackle Deer-Vehicle Crash Problem

Upcoming Events
ARMAS Road Pricing Conference – November 28 - Dublin

Friday Bonus
Japanese tow trucks – You should see the version they use to tow tractor-trailers!

Today in Transportation History
1967 **40th anniversary** - The unmanned Apollo 4 spacecraft is launched.


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