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Thursday, May 13, 2010
Thursday, May 13, 2010
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, May 13, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057
Countdown to the 17th ITS World Congress in Busan
Mark your calendar to attend the 17th ITS World Congress at the Busan Exhibition & Convention Center from October 25-29, 2010. This year’s theme is 'Ubiquitous Society with ITS.' In Busan, Korea's second-largest city, industry leaders will promote and share the latest, cutting-edge ITS technologies and trends. Register now.
ITS America is once again hosting a U.S. pavilion at the event. As an exhibitor, you’ll gain access to the projected 3,000 potential customers and partners hailing from over 20 countries around the world. You’ll also take advantage of the pavilion’s prime location in the middle of the exhibit floor. For more information, please contact Patty Del Pozo at 202-721-4238.
1) Older Landing System May Have Played a Role in Tripoli Crash, Pilots Say
New York State DOT Systems Engineer/Administrator Location: Albany, NY
Salary Range: $45,000 to $60,000 commensurate with education and experience. Excellent benefits.
Seeking a computer Systems Engineer/Administrator to provide system support, perform daily maintenance and troubleshooting of communications system, servers and ancillary equipment for the Capital Region Transportation Management Center. The successful candidate must be well organized, with initiative, capable of moving forward on multiple projects at the same time and possess excellent verbal and written skills. Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.
Additional information, including desirable skills, at:
KMJ Consulting, Inc. seeks a passionate traffic engineer to learn and grow in our boutique results-oriented engineering consulting practice. AutoCAD or Microstation and traffic analysis software proficiency needed. Some field work involved. Valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle are required. Some prior experience and traffic engineering courses also a plus. Work on projects in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New York. 1-3 years experience and EIT desirable. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Transforming Transportation: Customer Value and Integration - May 26 - Boston
Join Pioneer and Northeastern's Institute for Strategic Transportation Studies as state and national transportation experts look at the lessons learned as Massachusetts has reformed its transportation bureaucracy and what other states can learn from Massachusetts' experience. Joining Jeffrey Mullan, Secretary of MassDoT will be the heads of the NJ and NH DOTs, as well as top executives from the MBTA, the San Francisco Bay Area MTC and the North Texas Tollway Authority. The session will be from 8 am-10 am at the Suffolk Law School. To attend, or for more information, please contact Shannon Garber at firstname.lastname@example.org 617-723-2277 ext 217.
Today in Transportation History
1880 **130th anniversary** Thomas Edison tests, for the first time, the first electric railway in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
I've been the editor of the TCN since 1998. In addition I'm a traffic reporter in New York City, the voice of the AirTrain at JFK and Newark airports along with PATCO and the NYC subway's "next train" system. Editor of Transportation Radio (www.TransportationRadio.com).