Monday, September 5, 2011

Monday, September 5, 2011

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:


4) Covert Lie-Detection Technology to be Trialed at UK Airport

Link to article on


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:


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:

News Releases

1) eSafety Forum Changes Name to iMobility Forum

Upcoming Events

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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