Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Wednesday, July 4, 2012



Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 4, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!

PARKING

1) Film Takes Comedic Look at Parking in New York City
Link to further information on Kickstarter:

ROADWAYS

2) Fourth of July-Themed Street Signs in Downtown Lincoln, Nebraska Delight Some, Confuse Others
Link to article in the Lincoln Journal Star:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

3) Sigalert Gives You Ridiculously Detailed Traffic Info for Those Long, Painful Drives
Link to blog on Lifehacker:

VEHICLES

4) South Carolina DMV Using New System, TVs, Website to Cut Wait
Link to AP article:


News Releases


Upcoming Events
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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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