Thursday, October 28, 2010

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 28, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Russia Eyes Import Duty for Phones Without GLONASS

Link to Reuters article:


2) News from US DOT at the ITS World Congress

Link to further information:

3) 20,000 Bloody Idiots on Facebook Drink-Driving Page

Link to article in the Geelong Advertiser:


4) Smart Transportation Software Developer Teams with SAP

Link to blog on ZDNet:


5) Department for Transport to Install New Motorway Technology

Link to article on Kable:


6) 'Smart' Transit Cams in New York City

Link to article in the New York Post:

7) Recommended Procedures for Testing and Evaluating Detectable Warning Systems

Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


8) Computer Car Crashes

Do automobile telematics boost reliability, or will the clock in the car soon be blinking midnight?

Link to article in Warranty Week:

9) GM Seeking Insurance Break for OnStar Subscribers

Link to blog on CNET:


10) High-Tech Solution Sought to Ease Traffic Congestion in Chennai

Link to article in TruthDive:


11) Singapore Group to Develop 'Next-Generation' Cars

Link to AFP article:

12) Deutsche Telekom: 'In-Car Internet and Online Services are Becoming a Reality'

Link to interview in Telematics Update:

13) Automakers Try to Stay as Smart as New Phones

Link to CNET blog:

News Releases

1) New VTT Test Equipment Enhances Police Traffic Surveillance of Seat Belt and Speed Compliance

2) Multi-State I-95 Corridor Coalition Steers Travelers on the 50-Year-Old Highway Into the Future

3) Continental Airlines' New iPhone App Offers One-Touch Access to Travel Information

4) Vehicles Involved in a Collision to Automatically Alert Incident Managers

5) Samsung SDS and Taxi Magic Partner to Develop Next-Generation Passenger Device for Taxis

Upcoming Events

Webinar: IntelliDrive Applications for the Environment: Real-Time Information Synthesis (AERIS) – December 8

Today in Transportation History

1995 **15th anniversary** A fire in the Baku, Azerbijan metro killed approximately 300 people in the world's deadliest subway disaster.


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