Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057

Traffic Technologies Inc., an established toll system and ITS consulting firm providing technical, operational, and financial consulting to the toll industry, is seeking a West Coast based Senior Toll System Consultant. The position requires comprehensive knowledge of toll systems and demonstrated ability in the application of industry best practices to the development of systems and services required for toll transaction acquisition and processing, and all aspects of toll system analysis and development.

Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in an Engineering curriculum

7+ years of demonstrated experience in the toll industry.

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1) National Transportation Safety Board Plan Aims to Shield Planes from Bird Risks

Link to story in USA Today:

2) Congress to Toughen Airline Standards

Measures include additional emergency training and improved availability of pilot records.

Link to story in USA Today:

3) US Department of Homeland Security Stimulates Airports with $7.7 Million for Surveillance

Link to story in Government Video:

4) Optimizing Communication
Officials at Akron-Canton Airport reach new customers via the Web’s social sphere.

Link to story in Airport Business:$29689


5) Red-Light Traffic Cameras Will Stay Online Despite Firm’s Money Troubles

Link to story in the Daily Breeze:


6) Global Sales of GPS Phones Seen Up 34% in 2009

Link to Reuters story:


7) US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Outlines Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Link to story in The Washington Post:

8) US Lawmakers Propose Ban on Texting While Driving

Link to AP story:

9) US Transportation Security Administration Wants Contact Info and Incident Reports from Pipeline Operators

Link to story in Government Security News:


10) ‘Rail’-Time Information

Twitter accounts set up for each New York City subway line.

Link to story in the New York Post:

11) Charlie Card Users Get New Online Options

Link to story in The Boston Globe:

12) Atheist Group Wins Fight to Put Ads on Indiana Buses

Link to AP story:


13) Nissan Plans iPhone App for Electric Car

Link to story in The New York Times:

14) Swooning Over AT&T’s New Project

Car TV service CruiseCast is promising — if only it didn’t make us carsick.

Link to story in Fortune:

News Releases

1) Frost & Sullivan Finds Advanced Technology and Interoperability Key for Growth in the US Airport Security Screening Market

2) Increased Convenience Offered by Telematics in Vehicles Propels Their Uptake, Finds Frost & Sullivan

Upcoming Events

2009 F. Russell Hoyt National Airports Conference – September 20-22 – San Antonio

Today in Transportation History

1914 **95th anniversary** - The first transcontinental telephone call was made between New York and San Francisco.


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