Thursday, September 18, 2008

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, September 18, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) Ads May be Your Companion on Next Spirit Flight
Link to story in the Detroit Free Press:


2) Trucking Without a Seat Belt? Smile for the Camera
Link to story in The Oregonian:

3) Washington State has Hidden Eye on Those Who Zip Through Work Zones
Link to story in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer:


4) Galileo Opens First Transport Sat-Nav Data Center
Link to story on Transport Briefing:


5) The Box Takes Off on Global Journey
BBC News special will follow a shipping container around the world.
Link to BBC News story:


6) California Regulators Ban Cell Use by Train Operators
Link to AP story:


7) Abu Dhabi Transport Launches Web Site
Link to story in Gulf News:
Link to site:


8) Authorities: Engineer Texting on Day of California Train Wreck
Link to AP story:

9) Metrolink: Cost Not a Factor
Link to story in The Sun:


10) Dick Landis, CEO of HELP, Inc. Interviewed About Prepass
Link to interview on WOR Radio:

News Releases
Avis Renters Enjoying the Ride More with eToll

Upcoming Events
Navigation & Location USA 2008 - December 2-3 – San Jose, California

Today in Transportation History
1961 РUN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld was killed in a plane crash in Rhodesia.

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