Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

INRIX is recruiting for a rock star Senior Product Manager to identify, define, and champion innovative business and product initiatives.  As Senior Product Manager, Traffic Platform, you will focus on new technologies, new businesses, product profitability, competitive offerings, and, above all – customers – with a heavy influence on delivery, positioning, and sales tools for our various B2B/B2G channels.  In this role, you will continuously balance responsibilities for product planning, product management and product marketing. You will drive the entrepreneurial spirit within INRIX by being at the forefront of innovation. Apply at


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2) Sierra Leone Deputy Transport Minister Calls for More CCTV for Lungi Airport
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3) Facebook Acquisition Talks with Waze Fall Apart
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4) Look for Muskegon's Port Online and All You Might Get is a Grand Rapids Golf Course Website
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5) Environmental Monitoring Goes Online for Tappan Zee Bridge Construction
Link to article in the Times Herald-Record:

6) California Legalizes Ridesharing App on Interim Basis
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7) Florida Governor Signs Texting-While-Driving Ban Into Law
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8) New Touch Screens Provide Tourists Help at Indiana Toll Road Travel Plazas
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9) Washington State DOT Workers Monitor Bridge Detours on First Day of Full-Strength Commute
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10) Colorado Springs Transit System Refuses Bus Shelter Ads
Link to article in The Gazette:
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11) Beer Ads to Continue on Buffalo Metro Rail Cars
Link to article in The Buffalo News:


12) Taiwan, China Sign Agreement to Develop Traffic Message Channel Applications
Link to article on Taiwan Today:

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