Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, July 3, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Electronic Tolls Trump Cash on the Highways
Link to story in The Wall Street Journal:
2) Traffic Signs Could Encourage Motorists to Change Modes
Link to story on TransportXtra:
3) NASA Astronaut Takes Twitter to Space en Espanol
Link to AP story:
4) OnStar Goes to China
Link to story in Edmund's Inside Line:
5) Detroit's Woes Could Pave the Way for Tech Providers of On-the-Go Entertainment
Link to story in the Puget Sound Business Journal:
6) In-Cab Alerts for International Drivers
Link to story on RoadTransport:
7) Frustration and Praise as Bus Arrival Time System Rolls Out in Washington, DC Area
Link to story in The Washington Post:
Yesterday's newsletter was the first put together on my new iMac computer. All the previous editions of the TCN have used PCs and Microsoft Word. As I adjust to the new equipment and commands there may be some minor differences in formatting. Hopefully, these will not cause any significant problems. I scheduled the switch during a US holiday to give me some additional time to learn the "Mac way" and since news slows down around a holiday. Thanks for your patience.
Perhaps this is the lane for those traveling on horseback.
OceanTech Expo ’09 – October 7-9 – Providence, Rhode Island
Today in Transportation History
1969 **40th anniversary** - A Soviet N1 rocket exploded on the launch pad in the biggest explosion in rocketry history.
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