Thursday, April 4, 2013

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, April 4, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

(Based Anywhere in the United States with the ability to travel)
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 and at least 5-10 years experience in Traffic Operations and/or Intelligent Transportation Systems Project Management consulting.
Iteris, Inc - TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER/ ANALYTICS CONSULTANT (Berkeley, CA) Iteris, Inc is seeking a motivated Analytics Consultant to perform technical work on Intelligent Transportation Systems projects related to analytics and performance measurements in our Berkeley office. The ideal candidate would have at least one year work experience with statistical packages (R, matlab, etc.) and analytical tools. Must have excellent analytical and communication skills (written and verbal). Visit our website:  Contact: Thao Lim Senior Recruiter: All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential. Iteris, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


1) FAA Online Forum Gauges Approval of Drone Privacy
Link to article in The Washington Times:

2) Denver Airport Turns on Four LED Advertising Screens in Terminal
Link to article in The Denver Post:
Link to news release:

3) Airplanes Deliver Fuzzy TV Reception, College Park, Georgia Residents Say
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:


4) Mapping Deficient Bridges Nationwide – and the Cost to Fix Them
Link to article in Government Technology:


5) Why 'Indoor GPS' for 911 Calls is Still Years Away
Link to article in GCN:

6) Miami Hospital Turns to Wi-Fi Triangulation for Smartphone Mapping App
Link to article in Computerworld:


7) Missouri Not Building Database of People's Personal Info, Governor Says
Link to article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:


8) NJ Transit Cites 'Security-Related Concerns' for Refusal to Say How Many Pieces of Equipment Were Moved Into Flood Areas Before Sandy
Link to article in The Record:

9) Missouri DOT 'On the Move' with New Public Involvement Initiative
Link to story on Missourinet:

10) FAA Puts No-Fly Zone in Place Over Arkansas Pipeline Spill Site; Amends Restrictions to Allow Media Flights
Link to article from Dow Jones Newswires:


11) National Weather Service Changes Warning System After Sandy
Link to article in USA Today:

12) Houston Mayor Prepared to Discuss Local Texting-While-Driving Ban
Link to story on KUHF Radio:


13) Bus Riders in Columbia, South Carolina Given Voice
Link to story on WOLO-TV:

14) New Transit Campaign Gets the 'Green Light' in Tampa Bay Area
Link to story on WTVT-TV:


15) CHM Group, Experts in Traffic Management, Expand Operations in Film and TV Productions
Link to article on IFTN:


16) US DOT Weighs New Vehicle-Safety Ratings to Help Older Drivers
Link to Reuters article:

17) Can Apps Make Us Smart, Efficient Drivers?
Link to article on Greentech Media:

News Releases

 -  Request for Comments – New Car Assessment Program – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Upcoming Events
IBTTA Operations and MAINEtenance Workshop – May 19-21 – Portland, Maine

Today in Transportation History    
1933 **80th anniversary** The USS Akron, a US Navy rigid airship, crashed off the New Jersey coast.  Of the 76 people aboard, 73 were killed.  It is the largest loss of life in an airship disaster.

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