Monday, May 26, 2008

Monday, May 26, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, May 26, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Uses Technology to Speed Air Travel
Link to story in Federal Computer Week:


2) How to Harness the Power of Cameras and Sensors
Link to article in The BAPCO Journal:


3) Travel Behavior Gathered with High-Sensitivity GPS
Link to story in GPS World:


4) New CD from US DOT: Best of Public Safety and Emergency Transportation Operations
Link to further information:


5) Electronics Use in Vehicles Growing
Link to story in The Oakland Press:

6) Use Telematics as an Opportunity, Not an Aftermarket Intrusion
Link to story in Aftermarket Business:


7) New Washington Metro Maps Aim to Ease, Speed Bus and Rail Use
Link to story in The Examiner:


8) IT Hits the Highway: Big Rigs Go High-Tech
Link to story in Computerworld:

9) What You See is How You Drive
Could built-in cameras someday become a common feature in your car?
Link to CNET News story:

Upcoming Events
23rd ARRB Conference – July 30-August 1 – Adelaide, Australia

Today in Transportation History
1948 **60th anniversary** – Public Law 80-557 was passed by Congress establishing the Civil Air Patrol is established as a civilian auxiliary to the US Air Force.


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