Monday, September 28, 2009

Monday, September 28, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 28, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Steps Closer to NextGen Navigation with Naverus Approval

Link to article on AVweb:

Link to news release from Naverus:


2) UAZ Begins Serial Production of Cars Equipped with GLONASS System

Link to article on Autostat:

3) Taxi GPS Devices Raise Surveillance Concern in Beijing

Link to article on Alibaba:


4) Poll Finds Broad Support for a Ban on Texting at the Wheel

Link to article in The New York Times:

5) Truckers Insist on Keeping Computers in the Cab

Link to article in The New York Times:

6) Transparency Directives Transform Privacy at US Department of Homeland Security

Link to article in Homeland Security Today:

7) National Communications System Provides Programs for Priority Calling, but Planning for New Initiatives and Performance Measurement Could be Strengthened

Link to report from the US Government Accountability Office:


7) New York MTA Easing Its Strict Approach to Outside Web Developers

Link to article in The New York Times:

9) Official Los Angeles Metrolink System Records Contain Errors, Inconsistencies

Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:,0,6452604.story

10) Kalamazoo’s Metro Transit Getting Smarter

Link to story on WKZO Radio:

11) UC Davis Bus Service Offers Real-Time Information

Link to article in Metro Magazine:


12) Abu Dhabi Looks at Tokyo Traffic Management System to Tackle Its Traffic Nightmare

Link to article in The National:

News Releases

1) Ericsson CEO Advocates Technology-Driven Climate Agenda at UN Leadership Forum on Climate Change

2) European ‘CVIS’ Project Shows the Cooperative Way to Mobility

3) Viajeo: Towards Efficient Travel and Transport Planning

4) Chapel Hill Transit Joins the Regional Information Center

5) Boeing Advances Security Upgrade for GPS Ground Control System

6) States and US Territories Receive $40 Million in Grants to Improve 911 Services

7) TomTom, AT&T to Deliver LIVE Services on Connected GPS

8) Clemson Researchers Study Energy Savings with Electric Cars and IntelliDrive Technology

9) Xerox to Acquire Affiliated Computer Services

Upcoming Events

Digital Ship USA 2009 – October 7-8 – Stamford, Connecticut

Today in Transportation History

1994 **15th anniversary** - The MV Estonia sank in the Baltic Sea claiming 852 lives.


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