Friday, January 18, 2013

Friday, January 18, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, January 18, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

Iteris, Inc. Associate Vice President/Senior Engineer

We are seeking a Senior Transportation Engineer/Associate VP to assist in growing our bus transit business. This position is responsible for business development activities, pre-marketing for upcoming projects, developing innovative pursuit strategies, writing proposals, making presentations to clients, conducting interviews and negotiating contracts with major transportation clients. We are seeking an individual with a BS degree in Engineering and at least 20 years experience within the bus transit industry; familiarity with transit service planning, scheduling, operations, and transit ITS. Experience managing bus and transit programs is required as well as the ability and willingness to travel, as needed. Visit our website to learn more about this opportunity and exciting information about our company: Contact Anne Bologna at We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


1) Air Ambulance Pilot Develops App to Help Helicopters Reach Patients Faster
Link to article in The Des Moines Register:

2) Fort Lauderdale Airport a Top Spot for Aviation Photographers
Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:


3) New Statewide Group Advocates for Cyclists and Pedestrians in Montana
Link to article in the Great Falls Tribune:


4) Drivers Lose Their Yellow-Light Lawsuit Against Cary, North Carolina's Red-Light Cameras
Link to article in The Cary News:


5) Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, and Advanced Computing 2012
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


6) ACLU to US Justice Department: Tell Us How Cops Use GPS to Track Americans
Link to blog on NBC News:

7) Side-by-Side Router Compares Driving, Walking, Biking and Transit
Link to blog on Mobility Lab:


8) Communications-Related Presentations from TRB Annual Meeting
 -  Incorporating New Media into the Environmental Review Process: A State DOT Overview
 -  Friends, Fans and Followers: Uses of Social Media in Public Transportation
 -  Social Media in Disaster Preparation, Response and Recovery


9) Bay Bridge Website, Spokesman No Longer Attached to Project
Link to article in The Examiner:


10) Tool Will Help TSA Connect the Dots Among Scattered Pieces of Digital Evidence
Link to article on Nextgov:


11) What CES Trends Mean for Telematics
Link to article on Telematics Update:

12) The Future of Truck Telematics
Link to article in Truck News:


13) Simplicity is Goal for SunRail Ticket Vending Machines
Link to article in the Orlando Sentinel:


14) New Orleans Finalizes Preparations to Handle Transportation During Super Bowl
Link to story on Transportation Radio:


15) Connectivity Rules at the Philadelphia Auto Show
Link to article in the Philadelphia Daily News:

16) Bosch Sees Gradual Progression to Autonomous Driving
Link to article in automotiveIT:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
It's cold, it's dark, it's tough to get going, but one Boston train operator make's it just a bit easier.

 -  Award Entries Sought – Fleet Safety Awards - Brake

Upcoming Events
ITS Minnesota Annual Event – March 12 – St. Paul, Minnesota

Today in Transportation History    
1963 **50th anniversary** Chrysler took controlling interest of French automaker, SIMCA.

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