Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057
1) Eurocontrol Workshop Identifies Legal Liability Risks and Responsibilities in Air Traffic Management
Link to Avionews story:
2) Nottingham, UK Businesses Asked to Use Color-Coded Maps in Promotional Materials
Project is aimed at cutting congestion and making it easier for motorists and pedestrians to find tourist attractions.Link to story in the Evening Post:
Link to additional information from the Nottingham City Council:
GPS / NAVIGATION
3) Wisconsin Lawmakers Want to Make Stalking by GPS a Felony
Link to Wheeler News Service story:
4) China Launches World’s 1st E-Tagged International Container Route
Link to Xinhua story:
5) Washington State Bill Requires Ports to be More Clear About Contracting Processes
Link to story in The News Tribune:
Link to bill information: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=3274&year=2007
6) US Truckers’ Language Rules Unclear
Mexican truckers can also answer in Spanish.
Link to story in The San Diego Union-Tribune:
7) Buildings, Traffic Next Frontier for Microsoft
Link to CNET News story:
SAFETY / SECURITY
8) Red-Light Cameras Increase Accidents, University of South Florida Study Says
Link to story in The Tampa Tribune:
Link to report in the Florida Public Health Review:
9) It’s Getting Tougher for Native Americans to Prove ID
Tribal identification cards not always accepted at airports and other locations.
Link to story in the Great Falls Tribune:
10) ‘Networked Cars to Assuage Climate Change’
Link to story from the Daily Champion:
11) Chicago Transit Authority Asks Riders to Keep Tabs
Agency hopes ‘mystery shopper’ reports will improve service.
Link to story in the Chicago Sun-Times:
Link to CTA news release:
12) NJ Transit Riders Will Get Google Help
Link to story in The Star-Ledger:
Link to news release from NJ Transit:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
13) Open Source Software Traffic Management: Open Road Ahead?
Link to story in LinuxInsider:
1) SpeedInfo Sensors Deployed Along Ventura County’s Highway 101 and Other Important Travel Corridors
2) Brazil and SITA Partner to Improve Air Traffic Control Services in the South Atlantic Airspace
3) Delcan Corporation’s Strategic Alliance Partner, PGL Wins a $3 Million Intelligent Transportation Systems Project in Israel
Canadian Urban Transit Association 2008 Annual Conference – May 24-28 – Edmonton, Alberta
Today in Transportation History
1938 **70th anniversary** - US automobile racer, Johnny Rutherford was born in Coffeyville, Kansas.
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