Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) New Texas Program Allows State Signs for Victims of DWI
Link to AP story:

2) Ireland M50 Electronic Toll Plan a ‘Rip-Off,’ Hearing is Told
Link to story in The Irish Times:

3) ADS-B’s Impact on Business Aviation
Link to story in Aviation Week:'s%20Impact%20on%20Business%20Aviation&channel=busav

4) Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards Given
Link to list of award winners and additional information:

News Releases

Navteq Announces Approval of Merger Agreement with Nokia
2) User-Generated Content Will Bring Greater Depth to Digital Maps and Points of Interest
3) IntelliOne Awarded Scientific American 50 for TrafficAid
4) Microsoft Acquires One of Europe’s Top Online Map Services; Multimap
5) AT&T Offers Network Industry-First RFID and GPS-Based Solutions for K - 12 Education Segment
6) Navteq Map Expands Speed Limits and Launched Road Side Warnings Map Content Enables Improved Routing and New Navigation Features

Upcoming Events
South West Transit Association Annual Conference – February 17-19 – Fort Worth, Texas

Yesterday’s “Today in Transportation History” feature should have said:
1987 **20th anniversary** – The first line of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority opened.

Today in Transportation History
1925 – The world’s first motel opened. The Motel Inn is still located in San Luis Obispo, California.


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