Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) Smarter Air Traffic Control Could Save 500 kg Fuel per Flight
Link to IANS story:


2) Social Security Numbers May be on Web Site
Drivers in Virginia and Washington, DC who get tickets could find their Social Security number posted on a state Web site if that information is on their driver's license.
Link to AP story:


3) New Technology Catches More Parking Violators in SeattleLink to story and video report on KING-TV:


4) ‘Highway Spam’ is Back
Link to story in the Winnipeg Free Press:
Link to Highway Spam:


5) Missing Registered Traveler Laptop Found
Link to story in Computerworld:


6) New York City Transit Plans Anti-Groping Campaign
Link to story in Newsday:


7) CCTVs to Give Real-Time Info on New Delhi BRT Traffic Snarls
Link to story in The Times of India:

8) Moving People Around Beijing is the Key to the Olympics’ Success
Link to story in The Seattle Medium:


9) Lotus ‘Safe & Sound’ System Makes Quiet Vehicles Audible
Link to CNET News story:

10) Ford Launching Blind-Spot Mirror on Edge this Fall
Link to AP story:

11) Automotive Semiconductor Content to Grow Constantly, Semicast Says
Link to story in EE Times Europe:;jsessionid=HBW5LFOGFE22SQSNDLRSKHSCJUNN2JVN

News Releases
Updated Crash Data Collection Guideline Released
2) Joseph M. Giglio Publishes Third Transportation Book in Three Years

Upcoming Events
AAAE Runway Safety Summit – November 12-14 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Today in Transportation History
1862 – The Confederate ironclad, CSS Arkansas was scuttled on the Mississippi River after suffering damage in a battle with the USS Essex.


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