Thursday, March 7, 2013

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, March 7, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

Iteris, Inc. has an exciting opportunity available for a Sr. Transportation Engineer/Senior Analytics Consultant. The qualified individual will be responsible for leading business development efforts, managing projects, and performing technical tasks on ITS projects related to performance measurement. The successful candidate will be comfortable with client interface, leading efforts to win work, including preparation of technical proposals and presentations. Candidate should have experience managing projects successfully, including directing staff activities and meeting budgets. The ideal candidate will have experience in Traffic Operations and/or Intelligent Transportation Systems Project Management consulting. Technical competence with various software programs highly desired. We are seeking a professional with at least five to ten years related experience, with the ability to travel. Visit our website:  Contact: Thao Lim Senior Recruiter: All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


1) Heavy Use of Montreal Bixi Bikesharing System Displayed on New Open-Data Map
Link to blog on Mobility Lab:


2) New Navigation Technology Predicts Traffic Conditions
Link to story on Voice of America:


3) Canadian Government to Hold Auction for Wireless Spectrum in November
Link to Canadian Press article:

4) The Link Between Intelligent Transportation and Better Roads
Link to blog in Better Roads:


5) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – March 2013
Link to newsletter:


6) Colorado DOT Taps LED Rail Crossing Safety Signs
Link to article in Railway Age:


7) GlobeSherpa Raises $1.3 Million to Sell Transit Tickets on Smartphones
Link to article in The Oregonian:

8) New York MTA's BusTrek Promises to Reduce 'Bus Bunching'
Link to article in the Daily News:

9) Uncovering the First, Fascinating Rulebook for Subway Sign Design
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


10) Virginia DOT's Staunton Control Center a Hub of Activity During Snowstorm
Link to article in The News Leader:

11) Tele-Traffic Inks Deal with Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority
Link to article in the Orlando Business Journal:


12) Augmented Reality Windshields Display Phone Calls and GPS Information
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:

13) Drive Into the Future – Your Car Know a Lot About You. And It's Talking
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

14) Reports from automotiveIT Congress
 -  IT Boss Says Porsche is 'Fast Follower' with Connected-Car Services
 -  Audi Sets 2015 Target of 1 Million Connected Vehicles
 -  Daimler CIO Lays Out Integrated Approach to Customers
 -  T-Systems Executive Urges Close Customer Ties

News Releases

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1913 **100th anniversary** The freighter Alum Chine, exploded in Baltimore Harbor.  The blast killed 33.

1963 **50th anniversary** The Pan Am Building opened above Grand Central Terminal in New York City and served as the airline's headquarters.  At one time the building had a helicopter landing pad on its roof.

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