Friday, July 18, 2008

Friday, July 18, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 18, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) Air-Ambulance Pilots Push for Night Goggles
Link to story in USA Today:

2) FAA Uses Earned Value Techniques to Help Manage Information Technology Acquisitions, but Needs to Clarify Policy and Strengthen Oversight
Link to report from the US Government Accountability Office:


3) 100 Speed Cameras Set for Arizona Highways
Link to story in The Arizona Republic:
Link to news release from Redflex:

4) Tennessee Extends Traffic Cameras to Better Serve Public
Link to story and video report on WTVF-TV:


5) British Columbia Government Provides Google with Map Information
Link to story in The Vancouver Sun:


6) GPS vs. Radar: It’s Not Over Yet
Link to story in GPS World:


7) New Traffic Information Web Site to Boost Freight Efficiency at Port of Melbourne
Link to story in Supply Chain Review:
Link to Connect Freight site:


8) ID Industry Fighting Big Brother Image
Link to story in RFID News:

9) RFID to Test Indian Driving Skills
Link to story in RFID News:


10) Formal Calls for Probe Into Reporter’s Name on No-Fly List
Link to story and video on CNN:


11) Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to Offer Easy Card for PATH Riders
Link to story in The Star-Ledger:


12) TV Station Tests Des Moines Area Traffic Systems
Link to story on KCCI-TV:

13) Signage Solves Traffic Jams in Holland
Link to story on AV Interactive:

News Releases
New Transport Publication for South Africa

Upcoming Events
Automotive Testing Expo North America 2008 – October 22-24 – Novi, Michigan

Friday Bonus
Seeing double on the New York City subways.

Today in Transportation History
1853 **155th anniversary** - The first through train ran on the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad, the first international railway in North America.


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