Transportation Communications Newsletter
Monday, April 2, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057
GLOBAL BORDER SECURITY CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION
MAY 8-10, 2007, SAN ANTONIO , TX
This three-day international conference and two-day exhibition will focus on cross border cargo transport and security, immigration issues and drug cartel containment.
Over 100 exhibitors and 1000 buyers from 10 countries are expected.
DONT DELAY To exhibit or attend, please contact George DeBakey, Harry Carter, or Peter Cappiello at 301-493-5500 or visit www.globalbordersecurity.com for more information.
1) Hurricane Evacuation Plan Ready for South Carolina Coast
Link to story in The Sun News:
2) Computer Lane
It isn't speed but the growing number of accessories and amusements that are fast driving us to
Link to story in The San Diego Union-Tribune:
3) For Toll Booth Cheats, the Jig is Up
Link to story in USA Today:
4) Thames Becomes a Giant Wi-Fi Hotspot
Network has a voice channel, and is also being used for the GPS tracking of river traffic and wireless closed-circuit TV surveillance.
Link to ZDNet Asia story:
Link to news release from Thames Online:
5) Tech Professor Helps Guide Drivers
Link to story in The News Star:
6) New Mexico Traveler Information Sites Problems Might Have Been Deliberate
Link to story in The Santa Fe New Mexican:
7) First Responders: Much Work Remains to Improve Communications Interoperability
Link to US Government Accountability Office report:
Emergency Radio System Slow to Connect
Link to story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
9) New York City Police Test Technology to Safeguard City From Nuclear Attacks
NYPD will employ a new technology in the subway system designed to detect the harmful radiation present in nuclear weapons.
Link to story in The New York Sun:
10) Motorists to Get Free Traffic Report on Malaysian Highway Authority Expressways from September
Link to Bernama story:
11) Predicting Highway Crashes
A new traffic model pinpoints where and when accidents happen, flagging particularly dangerous stretches of highway.
Link to article in Technology Review:
12) Pennsylvania DOT Benchmarks GPS
A much-watched airport access road project provides a golden opportunity to examine the technology in action.
Link to story in Constructioneer:
13) Turn On to
Highway Message Boards
Link to story in The Washington Examiner:
14) Viet Nam Television to Launch Show on Traffic Safety
Link to Vietnam News Agency story:
15) Report on 2nd Workshop with Emergency Call Service Providers
Link to story from ERTICO:
16) March Issue of IEEE ITS Society Newsletter Online
Link to newsletter:
1) ITS Virginia Exposition Highlights Growing Role of Intelligent Transportation Systems
Navigation Europe 2007 June 6-7 Amsterdam
Today in Transportation History
1987 **20th anniversary** - The US Congress allows states to increase speed limits from 55 mph to 65 mph. This repealed a 1974 law.
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