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 email@example.com. Candidates should thrive in a fast-paced, professional global company. For more information on Imago, please visit www.imagoscreens.com.
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:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
8) Detroit Area Sports Arena’s Digital Traffic System Uses Michigan DOT, Police, Media, Others
Link to story in Crain’s Detroit Business:
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20090215/SUB01/302159987/1069 (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:
1) Cisco Unveils 'Intelligent Urbanization' Vision for Bengaluru
2) Houston TranStar Includes Transit Information on Its Web Site
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.
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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