Thursday, March 22, 2007

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, March 22, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

Engineers, Policy Analysts needed at the California Center for Innovative Transportation

The California Center for Innovative Transportation (CCIT), part of UC Berkeley, facilitates and implements the development, commercialization, and deployment of promising transportation systems and technologies. CCIT is looking for bright individuals with either an engineering or a policy/business background to work on a unique set of transportation technology projects involving technical design and development, business, policy and organizational analyses, as well as field deployments.

CCIT is a unique organization where research meets implementation. This position is a great opportunity to bring your expertise to bear on truly transformational projects at the cutting-edge of transportation technology and practices.

For more information, please visit our web site at or apply directly at and check our job requisitions 5861, 5862, and 6020. EOE

1) Jet Passengers May Not Get to Chat on Cell Phones After All
Link to story in USA Today:

2) Automaker Shows Off Some Cars that Don’t Want to Hit Each Other
Link to story in The Star-Ledger:

3) Washington State Lawmakers OK New License for Border CrossingsLink to AP story:

4) Clearly Displaying the Latest In-Car Technology
Link to story in Engineering News:

5) Colorado Combines GIS, Weather Data
Link to story in Federal Computer Week:

6) Intelligent Transport Systems and Motorcycle Safety
Link to report from the Monash University Accident Research Centre:

7) Federal Aviation Administration: Key Issues in Ensuring the Efficient Development and Safe Operation of the Next Generation Air Transportation System
Link to testimony from the US Government Accountability Office:

8) Next Generation Air Transportation System: Progress and Challenges in Planning and Implementing the Transformation of the National Airspace System
Link to testimony from the US Government Accountability Office:

News Releases

1) Air Transport Association Says Modernized and Equitably Funded ATC System Is Key to Meeting Needs of Travelers and Shippers in 21st Century

2) Lockheed Martin Completes Work on Modernized GPS Satellites

Upcoming Events
EBACE2007-European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition – May 22-24 – Geneva, Switzerland

Today in Transportation History
1958 **50th anniversary** - Movie producer Mike Todd, and three other people, were killed when his plane, “Lucky Liz,” crashed near Grants, New Mexico.


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