Friday, June 6, 2008
Friday, June 6, 2008
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, June 6, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057
1) Red Light Camera Roulette: Los Angeles is Money Loser, Culver City Rakes It InA Los Angeles Times review of photo fine-collection systems in Los Angeles County shows sharply mixed results.
Link to story in the Los Angeles Times:http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-redlightmoney6-2008jun06,0,1041866.story
2) Groups Want Traffic Red-Light Camera Ban in Cincinnati
Coalition includes the NAACP, environmentalists and the Libertarian Party.
Link to AP story:
GPS / NAVIGATION
3) New York State Court Upholds Police Use of GPS
Tracking devices can be placed on outside of cars without getting warrant.
Link to story in the Times Union:
SAFETY / SECURITY
4) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Says Laptops Shouldn’t Fall Under Arizona’s ‘TV’ Interpretation
Link to story in Land Line Magazine:
5) Vermont Planning Safety Enhancement on Route 9
Improvements will include automated warnings to truck drivers via citizen band radio.
Link to story in the Bennington Banner:
6) TRW Unveils Integrated Electronic Control Panel
Link to story in Automotive Business Review:
7) Google Adds Bus/Train Directions to Maps for Mobile
Link to story in InformationWeek:
8) WMATA Launches SmarTrip Ad Campaign
Link to story in Metro Magazine:
1) Kapsch TrafficCom AG Acquires All of the Assets of the Mobility Solutions Business Unit of TechnoCom Corporation in the US
2) Respondersafety.com Partners with Officer.com
Webinar: Understanding the New FHWA Final Rule on Temporary Traffic Control Devices (Subpart K) – June 26
This may be a first in the annals of DWI history.
Today in Transportation History
1933 **75th anniversary** - The first drive-in theatre opened in Camden, New Jersey.
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