Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Wednesday, May 21, 2008


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) Pentagon, FAA Web Site Overlays Military Bases on Google Maps
Link to story on All Headline News:
http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7011012360
Link to See and Avoid:
http://www.seeandavoid.org/

2) Air Traffic Control Goes Dark Across Southern California
Link to story in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin:
http://www2.dailybulletin.com/ci_9326960

CAMERAS

3) Naperville, Illinois Ditches Its Red Light Traffic Cameras
Link to story on WBBM Radio:
http://www.wbbm780.com/Naperville-Ditches-Its-Red-Light-Traffic-Cameras/2228314

4) Palm Beach County, Florida Approves Red Light Traffic Cameras
Link to story in the Palm Beach Post:
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/localnews/content/local_news/epaper/2008/05/20/0520redlight.html

OTHER

5) ‘Transportation Transparency’ Becomes Law in Minnesota
New transportation policy bill requires Minnesota DOT to submit annual reports to the Legislature on the status of major transportation projects.
Link to story in Finance and Commerce:
http://www.finance-commerce.com/article.cfm/2008/05/21/Transportation-transparency-becomes-law

6) Czech Artist Fined for Traffic Light Stunt
Link to AFP story:
http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5hL26do7R6obztuZ6L7YsvKdvezgg

SAFETY / SECURITY

7) Headphones and Traffic Volatile Mix
Link to CP story:
http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/Today/2008/05/21/5625296-sun.html


News Releases
1)
New Online Information Source for Airline Passengers Takes Off – HowWasYourFlight provides information on US airlines


Upcoming Events
Level Crossing 2008 – June 24-27 – Paris
http://www.levelcrossing2008.com


Today in Transportation History
1863 **145th anniversary** - The Siege of Port Hudson (Louisiana) begins during the American Civil War.
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/la010.htm

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