Friday, February 3, 2012

Friday, February 3, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, February 3, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

Sensys Networks Expands Offices Amid Record Growth

Sensys Networks, Inc., the world’s leading provider of integrated wireless traffic data systems, announces it has moved to a larger headquarters. This move coincides with 85% year-over-year growth for January, while coming on the heels of their recent recognition as the 35th fastest growing technology-focused company in North America. The new 25,000 square foot location remains in the City of Berkeley, California while providing state-of-the-art facilities for future wireless sensor network developments.

Sensys Networks is also pleased to announce the planned opening of a new Irvine office in Southern California, in response to record growth in this important transportation capital. Effective immediately, Sensys Networks’ new headquarters address is 1608 Fourth Street, Suite 200, Berkeley, CA 94710.


1) FAA Resumes Rollout of En Route Automation Modernization System

Link to article in Aviation Week:

2) Flightglobal Announces the Winners of this Year's Aviation Web Awards

Link to article on Flightglobal:


3) Golden Gate Bridge Installs Speed Signs for Bicycles

Link to article in The Examiner:

Link to news release:


4) The Washington SR 520 Fee You May Not Know About

WSDOT adds a 25 cent charge if pass can't be read, even if it's their fault.

Link to story on KING-TV:


5) More Galileo Satellites Ordered

Link to BBC News story:


6) Karnataka, India Introduces Intelligent Transport System

Link to article in The Hindu Business Line:

7) Making the Case for an Intelligent Transport Future Based on Better Cooperation

Link to article in Local Transport Today:

8) Top 25 Transportation Sources to Follow on Twitter

Link to article in Urban Land Magazine:

9) Privacy in the Age of Big Data

Link to article in the Stanford Law Review:


10) Email Exchange Between Reporter, Transport Canada Removed Due to 'Copyright Infringement'

Link to article in the Toronto Star:

Link to article on Xtra:

11) Watching Transportation: What's on the Other Social Media?

Link to Talking Transportation:


12) Telematics and Cargo: Cracking Down on Theft

Link to article on Telematics Update


13) California Central Coast 511 System Moves Forward, with Questions

Link to article in the Santa Cruz Sentinel:

14) You Already Own the Next Most Important Transportation Planning Tool

Link to article on The Atlantic Cities:

News Releases

1) New York State DOT, NYSERDA Invest $1.1 Million in Research to Cut Energy Use in Transportation Sector

2) KLM Offers Meet & Seat, Allowing Passengers to Share Flight Information and Network with Each Other

3) Smart Paint Could Revolutionize Structural Safety

4) Agencies Offer Free App with Traffic Info for Southern California

5) New Aviation Arrival Management Message Implemented in the Netherlands

Upcoming Events

Applications for the Environment: Real-Time Information Synthesis (AERIS) User Needs Workshop and Webinar – March 14-15 – Washington, DC

Friday Bonus

What it might be like if you met Amtrak Julie at a party.

Today in Transportation History

1962 **50th anniversary** President John F. Kennedy issued a presidential proclamation announcing an embargo on trade between the United States and Cuba.


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