Friday, November 16, 2007

Friday, November 16, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, November 16, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Air Safety Details Held Up
NASA may take as long as a year to tell the public what thousands of airline pilots had to say about air safety.
Link to AP story:

2) States Clammed Up After 9/11
Transportation information among topics to which states restricted access.
Link to story on Stateline:

3) Arizona Photo Radar On the Road
Link to story in The Arizona Daily Star:

4) Garmin Withdraws $3.3 Billion Tele Atlas Bid
Link to AP story:

5) Audi Sees 'Connected' Vehicles Reducing CO2
Link to story on just-auto: (requires free registration)

6) FESTA Project Kicks Off
Meeting brings together stakeholders to discuss the future of field operational tests.
Link to story from ERTICO:

News Releases

ACS Awarded E-ZPass Contract in New Hampshire
2) Nestor Initiates Pilot Automated Traffic Safety Program in Blackstone, Massachusetts

Upcoming Events
T3 Webinar: Contactless Fare Payment Systems: CFMS Standards and the Future of Fare Collection - December 11

Friday Bonus
This may be taking transit-oriented development too far.

Today in Transportation History
1907 **100th anniversary** - The RMS Mauretania leaves on its maiden voyage.


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