Monday, February 25, 2013

Monday, February 25, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, February 25, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

Iteris – Regional Sales Director, Latin America

Iteris, Inc. has a dynamic opportunity available for a Regional Sales Director, Latin America (RSDLA) based in Mexico, South or Central America. This position will be responsible for all Roadway Sensor sales and marketing activities within the region. The qualified professional will leverage existing contacts within the highway transportation/traffic management market to generate new business opportunities for Iteris. We are seeking an individual with previous
experience in achieving sales targets who is presently leading a regional business development program ideally for a company in Intelligent Transportation Systems. The RSDLA will have excellent technical presentation and negotiation skills as well as an enthusiastic approach to new business with multilingual communication skills. Visit our website: Contact Anne Bologna, Senior Recruiter: All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


1) Nokia Rebrands Drive, Maps and Transit for Windows Phones: It's All About Here
Link to blog on Engadget:


2) Latest Thinking Aloud Podcast
Link to podcast from Thinking Highways:


3) MTN Nexus Targets High-Volume Cruise Communications Market
Link to article in Maritime Reporter and Engineering News:


4) Articles from South Carolina DOT's The Connector – Winter 2013
 -  Cameras Getting the Green Light at SCDOT (page 3)
 -  SCDOT Bridge Inspectors Attract Statewide Media Attention (page 8)
 -  State Sign Shop Celebrates First Anniversary (page 23)

5) Articles from ArcNews – Winter 2012/2013
 -  ArcGIS for Aviation Improves Aeronautical Data Management and Chart Production
 -  Tracking Vessels Supports EU Sustainable Fishing Policy
 -  Geoviewer Simplifies Italian Hazardous Incident Response


6) Iowa State Students Create 'Jeopardy for Transportation' Game
Link to article in Go!:

7) Florida DOT Promotes Pedestrian Safety Through Race Car Sponsorships
Link to article in the Tampa Bay Times:


8) Canadian Researchers Track Moose to Improve Highway Safety
Link to CBC News story:
Link to further information from the University of Saskatchewan:

9) Roadside Safety Design and Devices: International Workshop
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


10) GM Switches to AT&T from Verizon for OnStar Wireless Service
Link to Reuters article:
Link to news release from OnStar:


11) Chicago Transit Authority to Hire Customer Service Assistants to Help Improve Rail Service
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:

12) An App That Tells You if There Are Seats on the Train
Link to article on Co.Exist:

13) Phone Thefts Prompt Greater Cleveland RTA to Raise Awareness, Beef Up Police Response
Link to article in The Plain Dealer:


14) Spotify Adapts Its Mobile App for Ford Vehicles
Link to article in The New York Times:
Link to news release:

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