Friday, July 4, 2008

Friday, July 4, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 4, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) GPS Might Help Monitor Fuel Usage
Link to story in The Oklahoman:


2) University of Virginia Traffic Operations Class has Students Create Podcasts on Sustainable Transportation
Link to story from U.Va. Engineer:

3) Texas Transportation Researcher Online
- Innovation Through Research
- Integrating Advanced Technology
- The Sound of Safety - When Hearing is Seeing
- Managed Lanes Research Shows Broad Reach


4) ESC Symposium Calls for Commitment in Promoting Safety Technologies
Link to story from ERTICO-ITS Europe:


5) India to Track Fast Growth in Telematics
Link to story on Sify:

6) Trick Out Your Fleet with Fuel Consumption Monitors from Networkcar
Link to column on ZDNet:

News Releases
New Agreement to Accelerate Deployment of the European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS)

Upcoming Events
IBTTA 76th Annual Meeting & Exhibition – September 20-24 – Baltimore, Maryland

Friday Bonus
Many TV stations are combining news, traffic and weather together but this station’s approach is unique.

Today in Transportation History
1837 – Construction began on the Grand Junction Railway in England.


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