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
See more details at http://www.t-t-i.com/careers_20090727.html
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) Hudson Presents Obstacles to New Crash-Avoidance Technology
Link to story in The New York Times:
) Bike of the Future Will Never be Stolen, has Puncture-Proof Tires and Will Play Music as You Ride
Link to story in the Daily Mail:
) Mapping the World, One Street at a Time
Link to story on CNN:
) Fast Lane Buck Passed in Massachusetts
Audit finds incorrect electronic toll charges.
Link to story in the Boston Herald:
GPS / NAVIGATION
) A GPS Chip Made to Sip Power, Not Guzzle
Link to column in The New York Times:
) Presolictation Information: Michigan IntelliDrive Test Bed and IntelliDrive Systems Engineering Update
Link to further information from US DOT:
) Beijing’s ‘Most Handsome Traffic Police Officer’ Sees Fame on Internet
Link to story in the People’s Daily:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
) Jammu and Srinagar Police Release Traffic Journal, Launch Web Site
Link to Press Trust of India story:
) Link's Ticket System Confounds Light-Rail Riders
Link to story in The Seattle Times:
) City of Nice to Pilot NFC Mobile Payments in 2010
Link to story in EE Times Europe:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
) Minnesota DOT Starts Tweeting
Link to story in the Star Tribune:
Link to review in City Pages:
) IT Projects Take Back Seat in Gauteng, South Africa
Intelligent transportation projects, however, will proceed.
Link to story on ITWeb:
) WVEC Reporter Delivers Traffic News with a Smile
Link to story in The Virginian-Pilot:
) Driverless Airport Pods Unveiled
Link to BBC News story:
Talking Operations Webinar: It Pays to do the Right Thing: Using Incentive Payments to Affect Commuting Behavior – August 13
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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