Friday, January 1, 2010

Friday, January 1, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, January 1, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057

Happy New Year!


1) Washington State Awards Contract for Statewide Electronic Tolling System

Link to article in the Kitsap Sun:

Link to news release from WSDOT:

2) New Electronic Toll System Started in Slovakia

Link to article in Slovakia Today:

Link to news release from SkyToll:


3) TSA Drops Bloggers’ Subpoenas

Link to article in The New York Times:

Link to Christopher Elliott’s blog:


4) COTA Riders Like Text Messages

Link to article in The Columbus Dispatch:

5) Washington Metro to Cut Call Center Hours to Ease Shortfall

Link to article in The Washington Post:

Link to news release from WMATA:

News Releases

1) Columbia Transit to Offer Wi-Fi Pilot Project

Upcoming Events

2010 Mid-America Trucking Show – March 25-27 – Louisville, Kentucky

Friday Bonus

Question: Was this a proper use of 911?

Today in Transportation History

1910 **100th anniversary** - The Ford Motor Company began operations in the Highland Park Plant. The factory was where many modern mass production principles were developed.


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