Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057
Train Control SCADA Associate Program Manager
ARINC's Marina del Rey, CA office seeks a highly motivated Train Control SCADA Associate Program Manager to support its Surface Transportation & Security Systems Division. This position will assist with the oversight and management of train control and SCADA system development and implementation projects. Heavy customer interface is required. This position will assist managing day-to-day activities concerning subcontractor and project team's tasks. This position will also be expected to participate in marketing efforts, develop new business, assist with proposal development and generate contractual letters. The goals for the first 6 months to a year are as follows: ensure projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and with customer satisfaction; complete ARINC PM training in accordance with PM system requirements; and ensure all ARINC ISO, CMMI, and TSSEP policies and procedures are implemented on all projects. Additional information, including qualifications and requirements can be found at www.arinc.com/careers/benefits.html. Enter job code 9144BR.
1) Bush Trying Again to Stem Holiday Flight Delays
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2) FAA Taking a Steady Approach to Defining a Safety Management System
Link to story in Flight International:
3) Eye in the Sky Watches Iowa Traffic
'Highway geeks' seeing more with proliferation of camera systems.
Link to story in the Telegraph Herald:
4) Singapore Traffic Cameras to Also Watch for Flooding
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5) E-ZPass to Mitigate Toll Hike on Ohio Turnpike
Link to story in The Blade:
6) News Coverage of ITS World Congress in New York
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7) Transport TV
Numerous video options offered on aircraft and other modes of transportation.
Link to story on World Screen:
8) Project Lets Computer Do the Commuting
Telework project established during bridge closure.
Link to story in the Peninsula Daily News:
9) In This Together: Collaboration and Communication During the Marquette Interchange Project
Link to article in TR News:
SAFETY / SECURITY
10) Transportation Security Administration’s ‘Behavior Detection’ Leads to Few Arrests
Link to story in USA Today:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
11) Kansas DOT Offers New Traveler Information Resources
Link to story in The Capital-Journal:
12) Sensors Get Los Angeles Up to Speed
Traffic monitoring system compiles data from thousands of sources to deliver a detailed picture of the area’s highways.
Link to story in Government Computer News:
13) True IBOC Car Penetration by 2010, 2011?
Link to story in Radio World:
1) Best of ITS Award Winners Announced
2) Navteq Launches Enhanced Traffic Patterns - Historic Traffic Database Improves Travel Time Estimation by an Average of 41 Percent
3) Boingo Acquires Washington State DOT Ferries Division Wi-Fi Network
4) Redflex Traffic Systems Releases Statement Regarding Lawsuit Filed by Local Competitor
5) Predictive Traffic Data Will Bring Much Needed Value to the Navigation Market
6) New ‘Transit is Lifeblood’ Ad Campaign Calls for Renewed Transit Investment for Difficult Times
7) SEPTA to Provide Customer Service Assistance at New Jersey’s Trenton Transit Center to Enhance Service and Communications
8) Telvent Wins Contract to Implement 511 System in Pennsylvania
9) Fujitsu Laboratories Develops Video-Processing Technology Enabling World's First Wraparound View of Vehicles in Real-Time
New York Metropolitan Transportation Council Presentation on New 511 System for New York State – November 20 – New York City
http://www.nymtc.org (scroll down)
Today in Transportation History
1883 **125th anniversary** - Railroads in the US and Canada adopted five time zones across North America.
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