Monday, March 19, 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, March 19, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

Vice President of Marketing, Roadway SensorsIteris, Inc. is seeking an experienced ITS Marketing professional to position our Roadway Sensors business unit for accelerated growth. Roadway Sensors is a market leader in vehicle sensing and detection in the ITS/traffic management market. Key requirements for this position include: At least 10 years experience in sensor technology with at least 15 years experience in the ITS/Traffic Management market. We are seeking a motivated professional with product marketing experience in ITS/traffic management, background in pre-development market and competitive research, development of product & service requirements, product launch, and exceptional marketing communications skills. Based in Santa Ana, California, this position will report to the Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Sensors.

Our strategy is to become the leader in providing information management solutions for the intelligent traffic management market. Learn more about Iteris and how you can help make this vision happen! Visit us at Send confidential resumes or letters of inquiry to Anne Bologna:


1) FAA Monitors System Safety via 30 Airports

Link to article in Air Transport World:

2) FAA to Take Fresh Look at Use of Personal Electronics on Planes

Link to blog in The New York Times:


3) Volunteers Map the World One Step at a Time, Wikipedia-Style

Link to AP article:


4) GPS Jammers Threaten Air Traffic Navigation

Link to story on Bloomberg:


5) A Web App Which Rates the Walkability of Your City

Link to blog on This Big City:


6) 'Don't Barrel Through Work Zones': National Work Zone Awareness Week 2012

Link to article in Focus:


7) All-Hazards Type 3 Incident Management Teams are Catching On

Link to article in Emergency Management:

8) Distracted Driving Disingenuousness: Four Inconvenient Truths

Link to commentary in Forbes:


9) Fleet Telematics: Where the Growth is, Part II

Link to article on Telematics Update:


10) Chicago Transit Authority Seeks to Sell Some Naming Rights

Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:


11) Police Cars in Plantation, Florida to be Equipped with Voice-Activated Device that Warns When They're Speeding

Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:,0,2381155.story

12) Beyond Driving – Today's Technology Speeds Driver-Office Interaction, Workflow

Link to article in Commercial Carrier Journal:

News Releases

1) GEWI Quality Recognized with ISO Certification

2) Google Maps Adds Traffic Conditions in Norway, New Zealand and Hong Kong

3) Georgia DOT Launches New GeoTRAQS Program to Improve Tracking and Information Gathering

4) DC Metro Unveils New System Map in Preparation for Rush Plus

5) FAA to Increase Efficiency and Reduce Aircraft Emission in Northern California Airspace


- Request for Proposals – Freeway Service Patrol Operation – Hawaii Department of Transportation

To receive the RFP when released in May, please send an email to

Upcoming Events

National Air Service Conference – April 1-3 – Austin, Texas

Today in Transportation History

1912 **100th anniversary** The Los Angeles & San Fernando Valley Electric Railway Company was sold to the Pacific Electric Railway.

1932 **80th anniversary** The Sydney Harbour Bridge was officially opened.


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