Friday, May 28, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) A New Subway Map for New York
Link to article in The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/05/27/nyregion/new-ny-subway-map.html
2) Toll Roads: Australia’s Love-Hate Relationship
Link to Australian Broadcasting Corp. story: http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/05/27/2910560.htm
GPS / NAVIGATION
3) US Air Force Launches First Next-Gen GPS Satellite
Link to Fox News story: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2010/05/28/air-force-launches-gps-satellite/
4) The Earth’s Secrets Hidden in the Skies
Satellites which provide GPS data also gather other information that is difficult to have released.
Link to commentary in The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/28/opinion/28baker.html
5) North Dakota DOT Approves ‘ISNOGOD’ License Plate
6) New Louisiana Law Gets Rid of Construction Signs
Link to AP article: http://www.wxvt.com/Global/story.asp?S=12558890
Link to article on TelecomTV: http://www.telecomtv.com/comspace_newsDetail.aspx?n=46358&id=e9381817-0593-417a-8639-c4c53e2a2a10#comments
SAFETY / SECURITY
8) First Responders Seen Still at Risk from Devices that Can’t Talk to Each Other
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
9) Big Brother is Watching, South African Motorists Warned
Link to article in The Star: http://www.thestar.co.za/?fSectionId=229&fArticleId=vn20100528132606262C892518
We’ve heard the jokes by motorists in various cities, but these two amateur stunt drivers in Dubai may have set a new standard.
Travel Distribution Summit – June 17-18 – London
Today in Transportation History
1860 **150th anniversary** A great storm sank over 100 ships off the English coast.
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