Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057
15th World Congress Call for Papers: Deadline Extended to January 31
The deadline for submitting technical and scientific papers to the 15th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems has been extended to January 31, 2008. Do not miss the opportunity to present at this event which is expected to attract 10,000 delegates from more than 40 countries from November 16-20, 2008 in New York City. Technical paper drafts and full scientific papers must be submitted at http://www.itsworldcongress.org/submit-a-paper.html no later than January 31. If you have questions about paper content or format, contact Nicole Oliphant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1) Federal Aviation Administration Moves to Extend Runway Safety Requirements to All Certified Airports
Link to story in Air Transport World:
2) Public Involvement Tops the List of Goals for the Port of Everett’s New President
Link to story in The Daily Herald:
3) Sunspot Activity Expected to Disrupt GPS, Cell Phones, Power Grid
Link to story in InformationWeek:
4) Florida Legislature Looks to Set Guidelines for Red-Light Cameras
Link to AP story:
5) Australia Piloting GPS-Based Control of Vehicle Speed
Link to story in Government Technology:
6) GM: We’ll All be Connected
Technology will link and guide cars.
Link to story in the Detroit Free Press:
Link to text of CES address by General Motors Chairman and CEO, Rick Wagoner:
7) Transit Censors
Is San Francisco transit agency infringing on free speech rights?
Link to story in the San Francisco Bay Guardian:
8) Transit Lobbying Goes Online
Campaign pushes for extend hours of operation for Vancouver’s SkyTrain.
Link to story in 24 Hours Vancouver:
Link to petition on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=6666586191 (requires free registration)
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9) Missouri DOT Command Center Keeps Eyes on Road
Link to story in the St. Louis Post Dispatch:
10) January Issue of Florida DOT’s SunGuide Disseminator
Link to newsletter:
1) University of Arkansas Researchers Develop Tool for Securing Rural Transportation Networks
2) New Book "Your World, Your Future" Explores Future of Technology, Energy, Transportation, & Global Warming
3) Delphi Offers Hub for Connecting Multiple Vehicle Systems and Consumer Interfaces
4) Delphi Shows New Dual-View Navigation at CES
National Hurricane Conference – March 31-April 4 – Orlando, Florida
Today in Transportation History
1968 **40th anniversary** - Surveyor 7 makes a soft landing on the Moon.
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