Monday, December 3, 2007

Monday, December 3, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, December 3, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Road-Use Charge to Reduce Dutch Traffic Jams
Link to story on Radio Netherlands:

2) Transport Sector Slams Dutch Road Pricing Plan
Link to story on

3) Union Says NASA’s Criticism of Pilot Survey was Wrong
Link to AP story:

4) Maryland Governor to Seek Highway Cameras to Catch Speeders
Link to AP story:

5) New South Wales Government to Decide Tcard’s Fate
Link to story in The Sydney Morning Herald:
Link to statement from the ERG Group:

6) Trucking Company Seeks to Test Driver Fatigue Management
Link to story on eTrucker:

7) Lawmakers to Study Texas Transportation Department’s Advertising
Link to AP story:

8) Upstart to Vie for OnStar’s Territory
Link to story in the Detroit Free Press:

9) Digital Billboards Get Green Light
Link to story on Stateline:

10) Qatar’s Traffic Rules Just a Click Away
Link to story in The Peninsula:
Link to Qatar Ministry of Interior Web site:

11) Tech at Your Feet
Intelligent transportation system to be installed in Bangalore.
Link to story in The Economic Times:

12) Fog May be Made More Clear by Traffic Alert System
Link to story in The Fresno Bee:

13) Rural Britain Wants to Put Itself Off the GPS Map
Link to story in the International Herald Tribune:

14) ATX, Mercedes-Benz to End Decade-Long Partnership
Link to story on Aftermarket Business:

15) Now, a Map to Ease Traffic
Mapunity's IT project to help Delhi tackle its traffic.
Link to story in the Business Standard:

16) Online Cruise Check-In Beats Checking In On Line
Link to story from the Chicago Tribune:

17) US Transportation Security Administration's Processes for Designating and Releasing Sensitive Security Information
Link to report from the US Government Accountability Office:

18) Accountability at a Glance
California is harnessing the power of the Internet to provide transparency of management on a $3 billion program of transportation improvements.
Link to story in Public Roads:

News Releases

World Intelligent Transportation Systems Market to Exceed US$12.5 Billion by 2010, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
2) Traffic Diversions to be Uploaded to Dubai Roads & Transport Authority Web Site
3) Site Goes Live – Real-Time News and Recruitment Portal
4) AT&T to Deliver Country's First Statewide Citizen-Evacuation Management System
5) North Carolina Trucking Association Teams with Government Agencies to Enhance Highway Safety

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