Friday, October 30, 2009

Friday, October 30, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 30, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Cockpit Distractions Go Beyond Laptops

Link to article in USA Today:


2) Camera Upgrade on Washington State’s Snoqualmie Pass a Boon for Nighttime Weather Monitoring

Link to article in The Ritzville Adams County Journal:

Link to cameras:


3) IT Should be Included in Copenhagen Agreement, Says UN Agency

Technology, including ITS, should be seen as key to reducing emissions in any successor to the Kyoto Protocol.

Link to article in Computing:

Link to news release from the International Telecommunication Union:

4) Illinois Tollway Board Meetings to be Available via Webcasts

Link to article on Chicago Breaking News:

5) IEEE ITS Society Newsletter – October Issue

Link to newsletter:


6) Amtrak Plans Wi-Fi Internet Access on Acela Trains

Link to Bloomberg article:


7) Live Twitter Feed of Bay Bridge Discussion

Link to article and feed in The Record:


8) Wyoming DOT Command Center Works Around the Clock

Link to story and video on KGWN-TV:

9) Live Traffic Updates Benefit Cayman Motorists

Link to article on Cayman Net News:


10) Chrysler Offers Live TV Service

Link to AP article:

Upcoming Events

Network of Excellence for Advanced Road Traffic Management in the Information Society (NEARCTIS) Workshop – November 13 – London[tt_news]=27&tx_ttnews[backPid]=3&cHash=76a99aeab4

Friday Bonus

It’s almost Halloween…here are a few streets you might not want to trick-or-treat on.

Today in Transportation History

1929 **80th anniversary** - The Standseilbahn, a funicular railway in Stuttgart, Germany, opened.


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