Thursday, December 6, 2012

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, December 6, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Boca Raton, Florida Ties Traffic Cameras Into Surveillance Network
Link to article in GCN:


2) YouTube Tips for Government
Link to video from Government Technology:


3) MBTA to Install 400 New Security Cameras in Six Red Line Stations
Link to article in The Boston Globe:

4) Advocates Push for Tougher Texting-While-Driving Law in Virginia
Link to article in The Virginian-Pilot:


5) Caltrain Can't Afford to Install Wi-Fi
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

6) Helsinki Commuters Use RFID to Get Transit Updates, Post Messages
Link to article in RFID Journal:


7) NHTSA Gets White House OK to Mandate Vehicle 'Black Boxes'
Link to article in The Detroit News:

8) Sprint Wants to Get in Your Car
Link to article in Popular Mechanics:

9) GEWI ITS America Webinar: 'How Navigation, Connected Vehicles and DOTs are Benefiting from TPEG
Link to recording of webinar:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1897 **115th anniversary** London became the first city in the world with licensed taxicabs.

1917 **95th anniversary** Two ships traveling through Halifax Harbor collided causing munitions aboard one of the ships to explode.  The blast killed approximately 2,000 people.

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