Thursday, June 2, 2011

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, June 2, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057

Traffic Monitoring Flexibility & Support from Traffax

Traffax line of Bluetooth-based data collection products are designed to provide the flexibility you need to support a range of applications and deployment scenarios, from off-line traffic studies to real-time, web-based traffic monitoring, for stand-alone implementations to integrated installations. Traffax products maximize value from your data collection dollars! Data collected during real-time monitoring applications can be analyzed using our BluSTATS software package to support traffic and planning analysis. Contact Traffax for a “live” tour of our real-time monitoring systems, or to arrange a free personalized webinar to explore use of our products to support your data collection and traffic monitoring needs. BluFAX customers, before your next project, contact us to obtain your free BluSTATS upgrade or to learn how to enable your existing units to support remote data reporting. Visit our website or contact Traffax at:


1) FAA Could Decide Action to Address Wi-Fi Interference with Avionics

Link to article in Air Transport Intelligence:

2) FAA Sets Bar for Head-Up Synthetic Vision System

Link to article in Flight International:


3) New South Wales Government Awards 11 Grants to Mobile Tech Projects

Link to article from Computerworld:

4) Schneider Electric to Buy Telvent

Link to Reuters article:


5) New York State DOT Tells Cafe to Make Way for Tim Hortons

Link to story and video on WSYR-TV:


6) Atheists Sue Little Rock's Transit Authority for Rejecting Godless Bus Ads

Link to article in The Sun-Times:


7) Operations Center Set Up to Monitor Traffic for Rugby World Cup

Link to story from Radio New Zealand:

News Releases

1) National Academies Press Makes All PDF Books Free to Download

2) Transportation Leaders Gather at GroupSyn 2011 Conference to See Unveiling of New ITS Technologies

3) UK Drivers and Taxpayers to Benefit from Award of Highways Agency National Traffic Information Service Contract

Job Postings

- Traffic Engineer-Safety Research – Westat – Rockville, Maryland Job ID 4075BR

- Transportation Human Factors Project Director – Westat – Rockville, Maryland Job ID 3877BR

- Senior Study Director for Transportation Safety on Impaired Driving – Westat – Rockville, Maryland Job ID 3454BR

- Transportation Human Factors Research Associate – Westat – Rockville, Maryland Job ID 3440BR

Upcoming Events

Connected Vehicle Core System Requirements and Architecture Proposal Review Meetings – June 28-30 – Washington, DC

Today in Transportation History

1961 **50th anniversary** The SS Canberra departed Southampton on its maiden voyage.


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