Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, February 7, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

Telvent Farradyne Seeks ITS Professionals in Florida

Telvent Farradyne, a leader in ITS, is poised for dynamic growth in Florida and has multiple opportunities for senior-, mid- and entry-level ITS professionals in our Florida offices. Candidates with strong technical and management skills, or potential, in the areas of ITS design, systems engineering, communications, implementation, and operations are needed to support the full range of services Telvent Farradyne offers our customers. See Please send responses, including resume and current work status, to Emily Vazquez by e-mail ( or fax (954.714.6979).
(run Wednesday and Thursday)

1) A Fine for Using Your iPod, Cell While Walking?
New York senator wants to make it illegal to use devices while crossing the street.
Link to story on WABC-TV:

2) Long Island Rail Road Blasted for Slow Response During Outage
R ider advocacy group blasts railroad for communicating so little with riders during a widespread delay last week.
Link to story in Newsday:,0,5712170.story?coll=sns-ap-investing-headlines

3) North Carolina DOT Cameras: Behind the Lens
Link to story on WCNC-TV:
Link to NCDOT traffic cameras:

4) Texas Survey Says: What do Signs Mean to Evacuees in Emergencies?
Link to story in The Examiner:

5) PATH Offering Free E-Mail Service Alerts
Link to story in The Star-Ledger:
Link to PATH Alerts:

6) Color Subway Commuters Confused in Los Angeles
Link to story in the Los Angeles Times:,1,2791992.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california (may require free registration)
Link to MTA rail map:

7) Europe's Air Traffic Tunes to Another Frequency in March
Link to story in Travel Daily News:

8) New York City Transit Council Says Published Wait Times Incorrect
Group also finds that five percent of buses observed had wrong or misleading information on their signs.
Link to story and video report on NY1 News:

9) Pontiac Aims Cars at Avatars
Link to story on TheStreet:
Link to Motorati Life:

10) Can GM's Pontiac Become Cyber-Groovy?
Link to story on CNET News:
Link to Pontiac Underground:

11) Intrepid Armchair Explorers
Finding surprises on satellite maps.
Link to story in the Los Angeles Times:,1,955653.story (may require free registration)

12) Amtrak's Multicultural Ad Campaign Targets African-Americans, Hispanics
Link to story in Progressive Railroading:

News Releases

1) PierPASS Survey Shows Port Truck Drivers Stay Positive on OffPeak

2) Freight Transport Association: Stop Counting Cars – Start Building Roads

Upcoming Events
US-India Aviation Partnership Summit – April 23-25 – New Delhi

Today in Transportation History
1964 – The Beatles arrive at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City aboard Pan Am Flight 101.,9171,870746,00.html


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