Monday, February 16, 2009

Monday, February 16, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, February 16, 2009 -- ISSN 1529-1057

Regional Managers – Imago North America

Imago North America (formerly ADDCO) is hiring Regional Managers to help grow its Fixed Dynamic Message Sign Business in the USA. Experienced transportation sales & business development individuals should submit resumes to Candidates should thrive in a fast-paced, professional global company. For more information on Imago, please visit


1) Airport Screening Unlikely to Stop Disease, Study Says
Link to CP story:


2) Traffic Camera Ban Considered in Mississippi
Link to story in the Hattiesburg American:


3) Advising Flight 1549 Rescuers, from the Stevens Institute
Sensors monitor water conditions around New York City.
Link to story in The New York Times:


4) Cisco Proposes Blueprint for Intelligent Urbanization
Link to IDG News Service story:
Link to news release from Cisco:


5) Finding the Way at Toronto’s Sign Shop
Link to story and video in the Toronto Star:


6) Vehicle Tracking Leaders Calls for Telematics Standards Initiative
Link to story in Fleet Directory:


7) TriMet Embraces Open Source Technology
Link to story in Passenger Transport:


8) Detroit Area Sports Arena’s Digital Traffic System Uses Michigan DOT, Police, Media, Others
Link to story in Crain’s Detroit Business: (free registration required)

9) Keeping an Eye on Temecula, California’s Traffic
Link to story in The Californian:


10) Talking Cars Alert to Danger and May Avert Crashes
Link to story in The Courier-Mail:,23739,25060091-953,00.html

News Releases
Cisco Unveils 'Intelligent Urbanization' Vision for Bengaluru
2) Houston TranStar Includes Transit Information on Its Web Site

Upcoming Events
Street Design 2009 – April 21-23 – Birmingham, UK

Today in Transportation History
1804 **205th anniversary** - The USS Philadelphia, a US Navy frigate, was set afire in Tripoli harbor after being held for a year by pirates.

Bernie’s Notes
Today’s TCN comes to you unusually early because I’m on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina to attend a funeral for a close friend. Since I’ll be traveling home tomorrow, Tuesday’s edition may come later than normal.

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