Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
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1) Delhi Airport Now on Facebook, Twitter
Link to Press Trust of India article:
2) Phone Tracking Tech to Reward Walking, Biking
Link to story on MSNBC:
Link to news release from Recyclebank:
3) Seattle DOT Traffic Cameras Go Live Before Alaskan Way Viaduct Closes
Link to article on seattlepi.com:
Link to news release from the City of Seattle:
4) Qatar Expo Showcases Innovative Technologies in Transport, Logistics
Link to article in Gulf Times:
5) Politico Adds Early-Morning Tipsheet on Transportation News
Link to Morning Transportation in Politico:
6) ITS World Congress Daily News – Day Two
Link to newsletter from ITS International:
7) YouTube Trend, Recent Deaths Have Utah Officials Stressing Train Safety
Link to story and video on KSL-TV:
8) Smart System Could Take Over I-66 in Virginia
Link to story and video on WTOP Radio:
SAFETY / SECURITY
9) Dramatic Drop in Accidents in Dubai and Abu Dhabi During BlackBerry Disruption
Link to article in The National:
10) US Border Czar Pitches 'Thinner' Border with Canada for Low-Risk Traffic
Plan would exchange information on risky travelers and cargo.
Link to article in The Globe and Mail:
11) US Senate Targets Texting in New 'Distracted Driving' Program
Link to article in The Hill:
12) Transport for London Spreads Digital Information on Bus Travel
Link to article in The Guardian:
Link to news release from Transport for London:
13) As Other Bay Area Transport Services Adopt Wi-Fi, Pressure on Caltrain Mounts
Link to article on Peninsula Press:
14) Federal Transit Administration Launches New Public Website
Link to site:
15) US DOT Unveils Connected Vehicle System at ITS World Congress
Link to story on WKMG-TV:
News from ITS World Congress
Workshop on Interoperability Testing for ITS Cooperative Mobility Services – November 14-18 – Helmond, The Netherlands
Today in Transportation History
1931 **70th anniversary** Thomas Alva Edison died in West Orange, New Jersey.
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