Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 11, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

ITS America Launches National Search for New President & CEO
A search committee of the ITS America Board of Directors is currently seeking interested parties for President & CEO. The President serves as the Chief Executive Officer responsible to the Board of Directors of ITS America. He/she participates in broad formulation of ITS America's vision, mission, goals, objectives and related policies and develops and recommends new or revised policies as deemed appropriate. Within the established policy framework the incumbent plans, organizes, coordinates and manages the diverse activities of ITS America. He/she is responsible for liaison between ITS America and its members, with the U.S. Department of Transportation and with the Board of Directors. The President is responsible for the development of annual business plans, a three-to-five year strategic plan and succession planning processes for all levels of the organization.
Successful candidates should have significant senior management experience in the transportation field. An attractive and market-competitive compensation program and executive perquisites will be negotiated to attract an outstanding candidate.
To download the entire job description, candidate requirements, and application information, visit President and CEO 2007.pdf.

1) GM Wants Cars to Talk – To Each Other
Link to story on The Car Connection:

2) New Colorado 511 Line Can Save Drivers Lots of Time
Link to story and video report on KCNC-TV:

3) Next Stop, Cells
New York MTA moving ahead with plans to bring cell service to all 277 underground subway stations.
Link to story in the New York Post:

4) Monitoring Teen Mistakes Behind the Wheel
Cameras installed on rearview mirrors capture driving mistakes for parents.
Link to story and video report on the CBS Evening News:

5) Web Site Offers Real-Time Alerts on Downtown Baltimore Traffic Backups
Link to story in The Baltimore Sun:,0,4317427.story?coll=bal-local-headlines
Link to site:

6) Online Video Created for Mercedes-Benz
DaimlerChrysler looks to Web TV to reach current, future Mercedes-Benz customers.
Link to AP story:

7) Google Lets Users Overlap Data on Personalized Maps
Link to Reuters story:

News Releases

1) National League of Cities Launches Monthly Newscasts and Web-Based Channel for Municipal Governments

2) MyCarPage Launches New Corporate Web Site Allowing Consumers to Create a Personalized Vehicle Garage

Upcoming Events
CSAE2007 Gehua The 5th China International Auto Supplies Sourcing Fair – August 16-18 – Shanghai

Today in Transportation History
1979 – Skylab returned to Earth leaving a trail of debris across the Indian Ocean and Western Australia.


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