Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Building a Better Pilot

Link to article in The Buffalo News:


2) Why Aren’t GPS Navigation Systems More Reliable?

Link to article in PC World:


3) Ford, MIT to Study Driver Stress

Researchers will look at ways technology can reduce driver stress.

Link to AP article:


4) New California Traffic Monitoring System Means Jobs

Link to story and video on KXTV-TV:

5) Message Boards Popping Up Along Chattanooga’s Highways, Interstates

Link to article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

6) Nova Scotia’s Cobequid Pass Gets New Webcam and Weather Information Station

Link to article in The Chronicle Herald:

7) Smart Highways Taking to the Road via International Initiatives

Link to article in Aftermarket Business:


8) Top Ten In-Cabin Technologies of the Decade

Link to article in Edmunds Daily:

News Releases

1) iSuppli Exclusive: The Connected Car Arrives at CES

2) Presidential Executive Order on Distracted Driving Effective Today

Upcoming Events

Transportation Research Board Webinar: Communicating the Value of Transportation Research – January 27

Today in Transportation History

1959 **50th anniversary** - The USS George Washington, the first ballistic nuclear submarine, was commissioned.


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