Friday, May 28, 2010

Friday, May 28, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 28, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057



1) A New Subway Map for New York

Link to article in The New York Times:


2) Toll Roads: Australia's Love-Hate Relationship

Link to Australian Broadcasting Corp. story:


3) US Air Force Launches First Next-Gen GPS Satellite

Link to Fox News story:

4) The Earth's Secrets Hidden in the Skies

Satellites which provide GPS data also gather other information that is difficult to have released.

Link to commentary in The New York Times:


5) North Dakota DOT Approves 'ISNOGOD' License Plate

Link to AP article:


6) New Louisiana Law Gets Rid of Construction Signs

Link to AP article:

7) Intelligent Transport Systems in Indianapolis

Link to article on TelecomTV:


8) First Responders Seen Still at Risk from Devices that Can't Talk to Each Other

Link to article in USA Today:


9) Big Brother is Watching, South African Motorists Warned

Link to article in The Star:

News Releases

1) Free Point Inside Mobile App Now Helps Travelers Navigate Over 50 Airports, While on the Ground

Friday Bonus

We've heard the jokes by motorists in various cities, but these two amateur stunt drivers in Dubai may have set a new standard.

Upcoming Events

Travel Distribution Summit - June 17-18 - London

Today in Transportation History

1860 **150th anniversary** A great storm sank over 100 ships off the English coast.


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