Thursday, May 29, 2008

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, May 29, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) Continental’s Pilot Program: Electronic Boarding Pass
Link to story in The Star-Ledger:

2) In-flight Entertainment in Your Hands
Link to CNN story:

3) Emerging Use of Wireless Ground Support Equipment
Link to story in Airport Business:$19783


4) Port Worker ID Program Could Face More Delays
Workers are not getting help when they apply.
Link to AP story:


5) Data Management System Helps Texas DOT Analyze Traffic Accidents
Link to story in Texas Technology:


6) ‘Secret Weapon’ Will Monitor I-5 Traffic
Wireless cameras will allow Sacramento area officials to monitor traffic, adjust signals.
Link to story and video reports on KCRA-TV:

News Releases
Microsoft Virtual Earth Platform Selected by Leading State and Regional Agencies in the US – Texas and Ohio DOTs Use to Provide Traffic Information
2) Ecall Provider ATX Group Among Organizations Uniting to Improve European Emergency Response
3) Court Dismisses TransCore Lawsuit Against ETC Corporation

Job Posting
- Manager of Toll System Development – MTA Bridges and Tunnels – New York City

Upcoming Events
Talking Freight Seminar: Freight Planning - Impacts on Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions – June 18

Today in Transportation History
1955 **55th anniversary** - Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay become the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest.


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