Monday, October 4, 2010

Monday, October 4, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, October 4, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Undersold Ad Space Undercuts Atlanta's Airport

Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:


2) Stop Sign Cameras Catch California Drivers Off Guard

Link to AP article:

3) If You're on an Abu Dhabi Street, You're on Camera

Hundreds of advanced security cameras deployed in a fresh bid to curb reckless driving.

Link to article on Emirates 24|7:

4) AccessKenya Launches Traffic Cameras

Link to story on Capital FM:

Link to cameras:


5) Toll Transponder Discounts Not 'Discriminatory' – US Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Link to article in TOLLROADSnews:

6) RFID Puts Salt Lake City Drivers in the Fast Lane

Link to article in the RFID Journal:


7) State DOTs: A Word from Our Sponsor

Link to story on Fox News:

8) The Magic of TaxiMagic

App allows you to call for a cab and track its arrival.

Link to transcript and video report on PBS's Nightly Business Report:

9) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – October 2010

Link to newsletter:


10) Washington State DOT Wins National Award for North Cascades Highway E-newsletter

Link to article in The Bellingham Herald:


11) More Cities Turn to Solar Power for Traffic Signs

Link to article in USA Today:


12) Report Calls Tsunami Detection System Unreliable; Buoys on West Coast Often Fail

Link to article in The Bellingham Herald:

13) Pipeline Control Room Workers Focus of Safety Concerns

Link to article in the San Jose Mercury News:


14) Metrolink Moves to Implement Collision-Prevention Technology

Link to story on KPCC Radio:

15) AT&T, T-Mobile to Offer Service in New York Subway Stations

Link to article from Bloomberg:

16) Maryland Transit Administration Now Posts MARC Performance Results

Link to blog in The Baltimore Sun:


17) To Avoid Commonwealth Games Traffic, Log On Here

Link to Press Trust of India article:

Link to site:

18) New Service in Dubai to Navigate Car Users in Real-Time

Link to article in Gulf News and audio report from Radio 2:

19) Tracking Dubai with Dalili

New roadway traveler information system praised by newspaper.

Link to editorial in the Khaleej Times:

20) Ohio's New Traffic Monitoring System Plays Havoc with Radar Detectors

Link to column in The Plain Dealer:


21) Delaware DMV Launches Senior Driver Day, Web Site

Link to story and audio report on WDEL Radio:

Link to site:

22) Information Overload for Truck Drivers? Volvo's DIS Will Help You Decide What's the Most Important Task

Link to blog on BigLorryBlog:

23) Andy Rooney on Gadgets in Our Cars

Link to commentary and video on CBS News' 60 Minutes:

News Releases

1) Washington State Groups Working to Get Traffic Moving After Collisions

2) Belfast City Airport Offers App with Live Information on Arrivals and Departures

3) All Chicago Transit Authority Bus Stops Now Feature Bus Tracker Texting Information

4) Taxi Magic Launches Industry’s Most Advanced Passenger Information Monitor for Taxis

5) GE Capital Fleet Services Launches New Intelligent Ops Telematics Solution

6) TransCore Receives US Patent for RFID Design Innovation

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Today in Transportation History

1960 **50th anniversary** Eastern Air Lines Flight 375 crashed shortly take-off at Boston's Logan International Airport. Sixty-two of the 67 people aboard were killed.,9171,895003,00.html


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