Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057



1) FAA Lures Air Traffic Controllers to Alaska
Link to story in the Anchorage Daily News:

2) FAA Modernized Flow Control Net Operational
Link to story in Aviation Week:

3) FAA Tech Center, 50 Years of Aviation Evolution
Link to story and video report on WMGM-TV:

4) Interagency-Aviation Industry Collaboration on Planning for Pandemic Outbreaks
Link to further information from the Transportation Research Board:


5) Dutch Mapmaker AND to Attract Buyer or Investor in 2008, Chief Says
Link to Bloomberg story:


6) New Smart Sat-Nav Could Beat Traffic Jams
Link to story in the Telegraph:

7) EU Regulators Clear Nokia’s Takeover of Navteq
Link to AFP story:


8) Civil Liberties Groups Sue US Over Mobile Phone Tracking
Link to story in Computerworld:

9) June Issue of Florida DOT’s SunGuide Disseminator Online
Link to newsletter:


10) Delaware DOT Campaign’s Message: Slow Down
Link to story in The News Journal:


11) Lawmakers, Airlines Oppose Bush Fingerprinting Plan
Link to story in USA Today:


12) Fight Over Rail Transit in Honolulu Heats Up Online
Link to story in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin:


13) Real-Time Traffic is in Data Stream
Link to story in The Washington Times:

News Releases
1) Embry-Riddle Leads FAA Group Developing New Airport Lighting System for Remote Airports
2) Online Access to Caltrans Cameras in San Bernardino County Expands for Los Angeles Area Commuters
3) EUMETSAT 64th Council Meets in Darmstadt, Germany
4) Swedish Buses Become Wi-Fi Hotspots with In-Vehicle Internet from Moovera

The title of yesterday’s ad for the I-95 Corridor Coalition’s Freight Academy should have read
An Immersion Program for Public SECTOR Transportation Professionals not “public safety.” Also the application deadline is extended to July 25.
Additional details:

Upcoming Events
2008 IEEE International Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference – October 12-15 - Beijing

- Request for Proposal – Ground Penetrating Radar Analysis – Montana Department of Transportation

Today in Transportation History
1878 **130th anniversary** - The Brooklyn, Flatbush and Coney Island Railway, today’s Brighton Line on the New York City subway system, opened.


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