Some other places to get links

There are two other great places to get transportation news online that have both been friends to StreetHeat in our first week online. First is a news clips service called, "Los Angeles Tranportation Headlines." Generally, they have a longer list of links than I do, but they also go up a little later in the morning. They can be found at http://losangelestransportation.blogspot.com/.

The second is a digest of national news stories sent out every weekday by Bernie Wagenblast. I’m including a copy of Friday’s links, and at the bottom is information about how to subscribe to his service. It comes in email, and he won’t spam you.

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, October 19, 2007 — ISSN 1529-1057
1) New York Congressman Calls for Hearings, Inspector General Probe on Traffic Program
Link to story in The Hill:
http://thehill.com/the-executive/weiner-calls-for-hearings-ig-probe-on-traffic-program-2007-10-19.html
2) Officials Hail Satellite Rescue SystemLink to AP story:
http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5hM6EpbWDYxhdRnWcIDGOiy44BBYgD8SCGMTG3
3) Expansion of Cell Phone Service from New York City Subway Stations to Tunnels Considered
Link to story in the Queens Chronicle:
http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=18931943&BRD=2731&PAG=461&dept_id=574901&rfi=6
4) GPS Makes Traffic Worse
Devices route traffic over local streets making them congested.
Link to column in The Record:
http://www.northjersey.com/page.php?qstr=eXJpcnk3ZjczN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXk1JmZnYmVsN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXk3MjA5NzcwJnlyaXJ5N2Y3MTdmN3ZxZWVFRXl5Mg
5) Trucks Back Up for Hours as Port of Baltimore Terminal Computer Fails
Link to story in The Baltimore Sun:
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/traffic/bal-md.ci.port19oct19,0,4245012.story
6) GPS Experts Suggest New Approach for High-Tech Satellites
Link to story in Government Executive:
http://www.govexec.com/dailyfed/1007/101807bb1.htm
7) Tampa Bay System Keeps Its Eyes on Road
Link to story in The Tampa Tribune:
http://www.tbo.com/news/metro/MGBF5LT0Y7F.html
8) 55 Cameras Keep Coventry on the Move
Link to story in the Coventry Telegraph:
http://iccoventry.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/0100localnews/tm_headline=55-cameras-to-keep-coventry-on-the-move&method=full&objectid=19977155&siteid=50003-name_page.html
9) Message System Will Keep Lubbock, Texas Drivers in the Loop
Link to story in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal:
http://www.lubbockonline.com/stories/101907/loc_101907054.shtml
10) Real-Time Boost for South Africa’s National Traffic Information System (eNatis)
Link to story on ITWeb:
http://www.itweb.co.za/sections/business/2007/0710191034.asp?S=IT%20in%20Government&A=ITG&O=FPTOP
11) News from ERTICO
– Beijing Congress Boosts ITS Knowledge and Cooperation
http://www.ertico.com/en/news_and_events/ertico_newsroom/ertico_news_beijing_congress_boosts_its_knowledge_and_cooperation.htm
– European Commission Releases Green Paper on Urban Mobility
http://www.ertico.com/en/news_and_events/ertico_newsroom/general_news_european_commission_releases_green_paper_on_urban_mobility.htm
– CVIS Workshop on Policy Implications
http://www.ertico.com/en/news_and_events/ertico_newsroom/project_news_cvis_workshop_on_policy_implications_02.htm
News Releases
1) FAA Expands Satellite Navigation Service into Canada and Mexico
http://www.faa.gov/news/fact_sheets/news_story.cfm?newsId=9772
2) Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center Establishes New Office of Corporate Research, Technology, and Innovation Management
http://www.tfhrc.gov/about/hrtmannounce.htm
Upcoming Events
Technologies for Critical Incident Preparedness Conference & Exposition – November 6-8 – San Francisco
http://www.ctc.org/webagenda07.htm
Friday Bonus
The future of traffic jams.
http://www.roeblinghall.com/artists/opdyke/artist-images/Lump/beltline3.jpg
Today in Transportation History
1917 **90th anniversary** Love Field in Dallas is named in honor of US Army Lieutenant Moss Lee Love who died in an airplane crash.
http://www.dallas-lovefield.com/lovenotes/lovechrono.html
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