Thursday, January 15, 2009

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, January 15, 2009 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Seeks to Improve Training Programs
Link to story in The Wall Street Journal:
Link to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register:

2) Gliding Toward Disaster
Lack of transponders on gliders presents collision danger.
Link to story in The Examiner:

3) Coalition Air Traffic Controllers Help Iraqis Assume Airspace Responsibility
Link to story in Stars and Stripes:


4) Bill Introduced to Ban Speed Cameras on Highways in Arizona
Link to story in The Arizona Republic:
Link to text of bill from the Arizona State Legislature:


5) Comparative Analysis Report: The Benefits of Using Intelligent Transportation Systems in Work Zones
Link to report from FHWA:


6) i-Travel Consolidates Results Upon Entering Into Final Phase
Link to story from ERTICO - ITS Europe:
Link to i-Travel Web site:

News Releases
Alternative Positioning Technologies Cell-ID and Wi-Fi Combined with A-GPS Will Provide 25% of All Positioning Solutions by 2014
2) High-Tech Solutions Ease Inaugural Challenges
3) Trafficmaster Launches Message Display Terminal with Navigation

Upcoming Events
Traffex: The International Traffic Engineering, Road Safety & Highway Maintenance Exhibition – April 21-23 – Birmingham, UK

Today in Transportation History
1969 **40th anniversary** - Soyuz 5 was launched by the USSR.

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