Friday, December 18, 2009

Friday, December 18, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, December 18, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) SkyToll Sees No Obstacle to January 1 Launch of E-Toll System in Slovakia
Link to story on Radio Slovakia International:


2) Washington State GIS Transportation Repository Takes Long Road
Link to article in Government Technology:


3) TSA Tests Capability of Nuclear-Detection Devices at Denver International Airport
Link to article in The Denver Post:

4) New Rule for New York City Cabbies: No Devices in the Ear
Link to article in The New York Times:


5) Telematics Industry to be Taiwan's Next Trillion-Dollar Industry
Link to article in The China Post:


6) Is Big Brother Watching Your ORCA Card?
Link to article in The Seattle Times:

7) Worth the Wait?
How advertisers have transformed the drab city transit stop.
Link to column in The New York Times:

Upcoming Events
Galileo Application Days – March 3-5 – Brussels

Friday Bonus
As part of US efforts to encourage exercise, pedestrians can burn extra calories by using a hula hoop while crossing the street.

Today in Transportation History
1999 **10th anniversary** - NASA launched Terra, a multi-nation scientific research satellite.

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