Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Bay Area Transportation Officials Say Metering Lights Make Highways Flow
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2) Tennessee DOT Launches Web Site to Aid Commuters
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Link to news release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation:
Link to Tennessee Smart Commute:

3) Australian ‘Smart’ Ticketing System a Year Late
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4) National Weather Service Makes Experimental Mobile Aviation Weather Site Available
Link to story in The Front:

News Releases
US Department of Transportation Seeks Technology Solutions to Improve Safety and Reduce Congestion on Nation's Roadways
2) Launches New netWeather Mobile
3) Cargo Tracking and Security Market: Two Themes in Need of a Major Catalyst
4) ATX Studies Potential Role for Telematics in Natural Emergencies
5) National Governors Association Center Survey Reveals Homeland Security Challenges Facing States
6) Commercial Aviation Safety Team Launches New Air Safety Web Site

Upcoming Events
Webinar: Lessons Learned Implementing Multi-Jurisdictional Transit Signal Priority Systems: King County Metro Transit and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority – January 22

Today in Transportation History
1997 **10th anniversary** - SilkAir Flight 185 crashed near Palembang, Sumatra. All 104 people aboard died.


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