Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) Study Investigates Mental Overload in Pilots
Link to story on PhysOrg:
Link to additional information from NASA:

2) Chart Availability Could be Compromised in ‘09
Link to story on AOPA Online:
Link to notice from the FAA:


3) Traffic Cameras Ruled Constitutional by Federal Judge in Ohio Case
Link to story in The Plain Dealer:


4) University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center to Create Pedestrian Safety Guide for Neighborhood Residents
Link to story in Directions:


5) Duke University Professor Says Traffic Signs are a Big Threat to Traffic Safety in the US
Link to story in The Birmingham News:


6) Telematics Project Combines Wi-Fi, 3G Mobile Radio and Navigation
Link to story in EE Times Deutschland:;jsessionid=K0CRQDGDQ3QYQQSNDLPCKHSCJUNN2JVN
Link to further information on CVIS:

7) No Auto Crash for Israel’s Mobileye
Mobileye, a developer of crash-detection technology, is doing just fine despite the dark cloud over the automotive industry.
Link to story in BusinessWeek:


8) Talking Kiosk Helps the Lost at New York's Penn Station
Link to story on WCBS Radio:
Link to news release from the Long Island Rail Road:


9) Weather-Related Emergencies Handled Without a Hitch in Wisconsin
Improved planning and communications assist in closing of interstate highway.
Link to story in The Janesville Gazette:

News Releases
US Department of Transportation Signs I-95 Corridor of the Future Development Agreement to Relieve Congestion
2) US DOT Releases New, More Comprehensive Extended Tarmac Delay Data

Upcoming Events
Passenger Terminal Expo – March 24-26 – London

Today in Transportation History
1868 **140th anniversary** - The first traffic signal was installed. It was located outside the Houses of Parliament in London.

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