Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
Position – Transportation Engineer
KMJ Consulting, Inc, a client-focused transportation engineering firm, seeks a highly motivated licensed professional engineer (in Pennsylvania) with seven or more years of experience to be a part of a growing Ardmore, PA-based organization. Come work with a group of engaged and excited individuals on a wide variety of transportation projects. This project engineer/project manager should have a proven track record of exceeding the client’s expectations; a “can do” attitude; and, a willingness to work with others in an innovative team environment. Technical quals include traffic engineering, transportation planning, highway design and ITS. Written and verbal communication at a high level is a must.
Our Company is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, disability or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state or federal law.
KMJ offers a competitive salary and benefits. Please forward your resume and letter of interest with salary requirements to HR@kmjinc.com
1) Airlines May Get US Help for Navigation Upgrades
Link to Reuters article:
2) How Does an Airport Prepare for a Super Bowl?
Improved Wi-Fi and cell coverage among the steps taken at Indianapolis Airport.
Link to article in USA Today:
3) European Airline bmibaby Faces Legal Action for Having Inaccessible Website for Blind Users
Link to article on Tnooz:
Link to news release from the Royal National Institute of Blind People:
Link to bmibaby: www.bmibaby.com
4) Proposed Plaza Moves Maine Closer to All-Electronic Tolling
Link to article in the Portsmouth Herald:
GPS / NAVIGATION
5) The Surprisingly Complex Art of Urban Wayfinding
Link to article on The Atlantic Cities:
6) Shadow Matching Provides Improved GNSS Accuracy in Urban Canyons
Link to article in GPS World:
7) Prince William Sound, Alaska Council Expands Online Vessel Monitoring System
Link to article in The Observer:
8) SunGuide Disseminator – February 2012
Link to newsletter from Florida DOT:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
9) Montana DOT Employees Warned Not to Talk to Media
Link to story on KRTV-TV:
10) Railway Managers Need to Come to Grips with New Signaling, Telecommunications and Train Control Technology
Link to commentary in the International Railway Journal:
11) Florida Officials Finishing Plan to Make Driving Safer on Foggy Roads
Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:
12) Development of UAV-Based Remote Sensing Capabilities for Highway Applications
Link to article in UTC Spotlight:
SAFETY / SECURITY
13) Few Guidelines Exist on When to Shut Down Roads
Link to AP article:
14) The Machines are Taking Over
Transmax is managing traffic flows and providing information to drivers.
Link to article in BRW:
15) Transit Windsor Greenlights Online Travel Planner
Link to article in The Windsor Star:
16) US to Decide Next Year Whether to Have Rules for Crash Avoidance Systems
Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:
ITS Minnesota 18th Annual Meeting and Information Exchange – March 14 – St. Paul, Minnesota
Today in Transportation History
1957 **55th anniversary** The first prototype Wankel DKM 54 rotary engine ran.
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