Friday, October 24, 2008

Friday, October 24, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 24, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) Arizona Department of Public Safety Tweaking Photo-Radar Enforcement
Link to AP story:

2) Wilmington, North Carolina May Get Rid of Red-Light Cameras in Budget MoveLink to story on WECT-TV:


3) A Sneak Peak at TomTom HD Traffic Control Center
Link to story in GPS Business World:


4) US Coast Guard Search and Rescue Network Joins Facebook
Link to story in Federal Computer Week:
Link to Amver Maritime Relations’ Facebook page:


5) Newest Source of Teen Ire: Webcams in Their Cars
Link to story and video in The Washington Post:
Link to additional information from DriveCam:

6) New US Law Brings 911 Services Into Internet Age
FCC issues rules implementing 911 requirements for wireless VOIP.
Link to story in Government Computer News:
Link to report and order from the Federal Communications Commission:

7) New US Government Border-Crossing Identification Cards Easily Cloned, Study Says
Link to story in Federal Computer Week:
Link to report from RSA Laboratories:


8) Should Caltrans be Twittering?
Link to column in the Los Angeles Times:

9) Municipal Technology Takes Center State During 2008 Democratic National Convention
Link to story in Government Technology:


10) Honda Debuts Pioneering Motorcycle Safety Technology
Link to story in Traffic Technology International:

News Releases
Consumer Navigation Still Facing Many Challenges on Its Way to Mass Market Adoption
2) Global Traffic Technologies Wins $6.75 Million Jury Verdict in Patent Infringement Suit Against Competitor

Upcoming Events
NAB Show (National Association of Broadcasters) – April 17-23 – Las Vegas

Friday Bonus
The highway to hell?

Today in Transportation History
2003 **5th anniversary** - Concorde made its last commercial flight.

Saturday, October 24
1848 **160th anniversary** - The first train to operate in Chicago was run by the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad.

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