Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 12, 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.

US Citizen or Green Card

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) Minnesota DOT Starts Tweeting

Link to story in the Star Tribune:

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Intelligent transportation projects, however, will proceed.

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) WVEC Reporter Delivers Traffic News with a Smile

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) Driverless Airport Pods Unveiled

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News Releases

) Gresham, Smith and Partners to Develop Guidebook for Developing Traveler Information at Airports

Upcoming Events

Talking Operations Webinar: It Pays to do the Right Thing: Using Incentive Payments to Affect Commuting Behavior – August 13 onfID=17864

Today in Transportation History

1909 **100th anniversary** - The Italian balloon Albatross ascended to a height of 38,715 feet, a new world record for a manned balloon flight.


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