Transportation Communications Newsletter
Monday, September 5, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Development of the Selection Assistance for Utility Locating Technologies
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:
2) Danger Warning Over Fading Road Markings in Lancashire, UK
Link to article in the Lancashire Evening Post:
3) The Road Ahead: Why Are We Driving 21st-Century Cars on 20th-Century Roads with 19th-Century Thinking?
New book from Philip Tarnoff looks at the future of America's highway system.
Link to further information:
SAFETY / SECURITY
4) Covert Lie-Detection Technology to be Trialed at UK Airport
Link to article on News.com.au:
5) OnStar Works to Deliver Crash Data to Responders
Link to article in EMS World:
6) London Bus Countdown Checker Website Tested
Link to BBC News story:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
7) Traffic Radio Replaces CKAC in Montreal
Link to article in The Gazette:
8) Car Center Stack is New High-Stakes Battleground, Showdown with Safety Regulators Looms
Link to article in Autoweek:
9) Car Safety Systems More Integrated, but Costly
Link to article on ZDNet Asia:
18th International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design & Services – October 11-14 – Munich
Today in Transportation History
1986 **25th anniversary**
Portland, Oregon's light-rail system, MAX (Metropolitan Area Express) opened.
Pan Am Flight 73 was hijacked in Karachi, Pakistan. Twenty-two people died in the hijacking.
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