Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!
1) Film Takes Comedic Look at Parking in New York City
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2) Fourth of July-Themed Street Signs in Downtown Lincoln, Nebraska Delight Some, Confuse Others
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3) Sigalert Gives You Ridiculously Detailed Traffic Info for Those Long, Painful Drives
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4) South Carolina DMV Using New System, TVs, Website to Cut Wait
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1) American Trucking Associations: US DOT and FMCSA Must Act to Establish National Clearinghouse for Drug and Alcohol Test Results
2) Canadian Government Requires Certain Aircraft to be Equipped with Terrain Awareness and Warning System
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Today in Transportation History
1817 **195th anniversary** Construction began on the Erie Canal in Rome, New York.
1837 **175th anniversary** The Grand Junction Railway, the first long-distance railroad, opened in the UK.
1912 **100th anniversary** A Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad passenger train was struck by a freight train in Gibson, New York. Thirty-nine people died.
1927 **80th anniversary** The Lockheed Vega made its first flight.
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