Friday, September 26, 2008

Friday, September 26, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, September 26, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) To Rule the High Seas, Make Sea Traffic Transparent
Link to Scripps Howard News Service story:


2) US Senator Holds Up Bill on Train Safety Device
Link to story in The Wall Street Journal:


3) Delhi Prepares for 2010 Commonwealth Games
Link to story in Traffic Technology Today:

4) Busiest Freeways in Southern Hemisphere
The Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project will include ITS elements.
Link to story in Engineering News:


5) Automotive Industries Speaks to Precksha Saksena, Project Director for Telematics Munich 2008
Link to interview in Telematics Update:


6) How to Complain to the New York MTA
Link to story in The New York Times:

7) NYC Transit to Post Found Belongings Online
Link to story and video report on NY1 News:


8) Wisconsin Disaster Responders Hold Dress Rehearsal for Weather-Induced Interstate Traffic Jam
Link to story in the Wisconsin State Journal:

9) Google Maps UK Adds Traffic Information
Link to story on Google Blogoscoped:

10) Traffic Tech
A variety of resources are available to provide traffic information to Connecticut travelers.
Link to column on WestportNow:

11) Bridge Opening Alerts on the Cards
Lowestoft, UK hopes to provide warning messages about bridge openings but will need cooperation of Associated British Ports.
Link to story in the Lowestoft Journal:

Upcoming Events
1st European Conference on Intelligent Transport Systems - EasyWay – October 14-16 – Giardini Naxos (Taormina), Sicily, Italy

Job Posting
- Railroad and Rail Transit Signal/Train Control Engineers – LTK Engineering Services – Boston, Massachusetts

Friday Bonus
We’ve all heard how high fuel prices have increased mass transit ridership, carpooling and bicycling. But here’s a mode of commuting that’s been overlooked.

Today in Transportation History
1973 **35th anniversary** - Concorde makes its first non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

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