Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Toyota and “Brain Game” Professor to Develop Cars for the Elderly
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2) Are Driverless Pods the Future?
Link to BBC News story:

3) Booz Allen Weighs Splitting Operations
Link to story in The Washington Post:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/17/AR2007121701831.html (may require free registration)

4) Dash Unveils the First Internet-Connected GPS Device
Link to story on Yahoo Tech:
Link to further information from Dash Navigation: http://www.dash.net/product.php

5) TomTom Says Map Customers’ Trade Secrets are Safe
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6) Delhiites May Soon Get Traffic Alerts Via SMS
Link to story in The Economic Times:

7) Transport Information Group Formed
Blog will address news and information about transportation.
Link to Transport Information Group:

8) FHWA Publishes Final Rule on Temporary Traffic Control Devices
Link to notice in the Federal Register:

News Releases

Americans Weigh in on How to Make 'Wait at the Gate' Shorter and More Enjoyable
2) Cellint and Georgia DOT Accomplished a Breakthrough Milestone in the US for Cellular-Based Traffic Monitoring Solutions
Delcan’s Los Angeles Regional Traffic Management Center Project Receives CELSOC Engineering Excellence Award
4) Leading Automakers Express Support for Sirius-XM Merger
5) ARINC Wins $6 Million Technology & Support Contract to Continue Its Work at Montreal-Trudeau Airport
6) ARINC Managed Services Delivers Strategic Installation and Maintenance at Dubai International
ERTICO – ITS Europe on the Move
8) Avis Launches New Online Tool to Help Travelers Maximize Free Time on Business Trips
9) Houston's KHCW-TV Launches Free Mobile Phone Cam Service Enabling Drivers to Avoid Traffic Headaches

Upcoming Events
T3 Webinar: Approaches to Deploying 511 Systems: Implementers in California, Kansas, and Montana Describe Their 511 Systems – January 9

Today in Transportation History
1620 – Passengers from the Mayflower came ashore at what would become Plymouth, Massachusetts.


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