Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

Iteris – Sales Director, Middle East

Iteris, Inc. has an exciting opportunity available for a Sales Director, Middle East (SDME). The qualified individual will be responsible for Roadway Sensors sales and marketing activities within the region. This position will leverage existing contacts within the urban and interurban traffic management industry to generate new business opportunities for Iteris. We are seeking an individual with previous experience in achieving sales targets who is presently leading a product or system-oriented regional business development program, ideally in a company working in Intelligent Transportation Systems. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication (fluent in English and Arabic), negotiation and follow-up skills, as well as an enthusiastic approach to new business development. We are seeking a professional with at least 5 years related experience, with the ability to travel up to 65% of time and reside full-time in the Middle East. Visit our website: www.iteris.com.  Contact Anne Bologna, Senior Recruiter: amb@iteris.com. All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


1) Backlash for Red-Light Cameras Hasn't Slowed Spread
Link to article on Streetline:

2) More Chicago Transit Authority Cameras Haven't Stopped Increase in Crime
Link to article in the Chicago Sun-Times:


3) Google Maps, Now in Industrial Strength!
Link to article in Wired:


4) 'Big Data' and What It Will Mean for Maritime Training: 'The Art of the Possible'
Link to blog on Maritime Professional:


5) Global Tweet-a-Thon to Connect Police Agencies
Link to article in Government Technology:

6) Newark, New Jersey Debuts Traffic Safety Video for Controversial Red-Light Cameras
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:

7) New York State Shoots the Messenger
Link to editorial in the Times Union:
Link to interview on Fred Dicker Live from the State Capitol on WGDJ Radio: http://goo.gl/MXlsQ
(interview starts at 47:50)


8) Traffic Safety Convention Attracts Thousands to San Diego
Link to story on KNSD-TV:

9) Impact of Roadside Advertising on Road Safety
Link to publication from Austroads:


10) Maryland Bill to Prevent Audio Taping of Public Transit Users Considered
Link to AP article:

11) Video Murder Mystery Series Ends This Week in Toronto Subway
Link to article on The Atlantic Cities:


12) Virginia DOT to Start High-Tech Traffic Monitoring on I-66
Link to article in Virginia Business:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/BFsZW

News Releases

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1955 Test pilot George F. Smith became the first person to survive ejection from an aircraft in supersonic flight.

1993 **20th anniversary** A truck bomb explodes in the garage beneath the World Trade Center in New York City killing six people and injuring over 1,000.

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