Friday, September 18, 2009

Friday, September 18, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, September 18, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Lakeland, Florida, Camera Firm May Be Afoul of Law by Not Keeping Traffic Camera Video
Link to article in The Ledger:


2) Oklahoma Pikepass System Set to Use Stickers Instead of Transponders
Link to article in The Oklahoman:


3) Massachusetts Court OKs Secret Use of GPS Devices
Link to article in The Boston Globe:


4) Canadian Government Orders Individual Road Signs for Infrastructure Projects
Link to CBC News story:


5) States Offer Instant Traffic Updates via Twitter, Sending Mixed Message on Texting and Driving
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:,0,1178925.story

6) Kansas DOT Launches Traffic Safety Blog
Link to article in The Topeka Capital-Journal:

News Releases
1) Launched to Provide Online Portal for In-Vehicle Aftermarket Telematics Products

Upcoming Events
Webinar: Taking Proper Care of Pedestrians in Work Zones – September 30

Friday Bonus
Here’s one more way to keep the passengers’ attention during the airline safety announcements.

Today in Transportation History
1959 **50th anniversary** - Vanguard III was launched into Earth orbit.

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