Friday, December 28, 2007

Friday, December 28, 2007


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, December 28, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) ‘I’m on the T’: Boston Subway Tunnels Ready for Cell Phones
Link to story in The Boston Globe:
http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2007/12/27/i_m_on_the_t_tunnels_ready_for_cellphones/

2) Fastrak Taking Toll of Jobs at Bay Area Bridge Booths
Link to story in The Reporter:
http://www.thereporter.com/news/ci_7821244

3) Governors: Only Half of States Use Department of Homeland Security Info-Sharing Networks
Link to story in Washington Technology:
http://www.washingtontechnology.com/online/1_1/32016-1.html

4) Federal Communications Commission Allows New York City to Operate 700 MHz Public Safety System Before End of DTV Transition
Link to story in Doug Lung’s RF Report:
http://www.tvtechnology.com/pages/s.0115/t.10450.html

5) Motorists Get Access to Latest Traffic Information for Christmas
A boost in digital radio sales over Christmas is likely to mean better access to traffic information for drivers.
Link to story in Easier Motoring:
http://www.easier.com/view/News/Motoring/article-153845.html

6) In-Vehicle Technology in Focus in Las Vegas
Link to story on MarketWatch:
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/in-vehicle-technology-focus-las-vegas/story.aspx?guid=%7B7D7E28E7%2D29BB%2D4812%2D8CC0%2DC975D22661E6%7D

7) Houston TV Station Uses Mobile 'Traffic Jams' As Revenue Booster
Link to story in MediaDailyNews:
http://publications.mediapost.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=Articles.showArticleHomePage&art_aid=73082


News Releases
1)
ITS World Congress Wants Your Papers
2) Traffic Technologies, Inc. Selected to Implement E-ZPass Plus System at Syracuse Hancock International Airport


Upcoming Events
CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2008 – February 11-15 – Las Vegas
http://www.conexpoconagg.com/


Friday Bonus
With 2008 only a few days away, here’s an interesting look at how Disney saw future transportation from a 1958 perspective.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S18LCISRm4


Today in Transportation History
1912 – The San Francisco Municipal Railway begins service.
http://www.streetcar.org/mim/streetcars/fleet/antique/1/index.html

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1 comment:

Nicky said...

informative post....


thanks
airporttrans