Friday, June 19, 2015

Friday, June 19, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, June 19, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


The Tolling Data Analyst fulfils a critical role within the Tolling Operations business unit at Transurban North America, as part of the team managing the I-95 and I-495 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia. The analyst will be responsible for tracking and analyzing business and tolling data with the ultimate objective to optimize EBITDA and enhance the customer’s experience. Key focus areas will include:
·         Weekly or Monthly gathering, documentation and business analysis of all key Tolling and Customer Management (TCM) data and metrics.
·         Taking the lead to respond to ad-hoc business data analysis and requests that may originate from external or internal stakeholders.
·         Developing and utilizing data analysis techniques to review and approve vendor invoices.
·         Developing business cases and collaborating with stakeholders, as assigned, to support business issue investigation and resolution.
For complete details & application materials, please go to our website at www.transurban.com and select “North America” under “Careers at Transurban.”
AVIATION
1) FAA, EU Plan to Extend, Expand NextGen Pact
Link to article on eTN:
Link to news release

2) US, Europe Focus on Aviation Cyber Threat
Link to Dow Jones Business News article:
3) Australia Proves 14-Minute Tracking Concept
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

4) West Virginia’s Yeager Airport Unveils Siren in Case of Another Emergency
Link to story on MetroNews:

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS
5) Utah Valley University Adds ‘Texting Lane’ to Stairwell
Link to story on NBC’s Today:
Link to news release
CAMERAS
6) Former CEO of Redflex Traffic Systems Admits to Bribing Officials in Columbus, Cincinnati
Link to article in The Plain Dealer:
7) Ohio Cities Operating Traffic Cameras Likely to See Less State Money
Link to story on WYSO Radio:

8) High-Resolution Cameras Monitoring College World Series Traffic in Omaha
Link to story on KVNO Radio:

GPS / NAVIGATION
9) GPS Tracking of People Helps National Parks Decide How to Better Manage the Two-Legged
Species
Link to AP article:
MARITIME
10) Philippines Coastal Watch Center Not Working Yet
Link to story on CNN Philippines:
RAILROADS
11) Egypt’s Railway Authority to Develop 300 Railroad Crossings Nationwide
Link to article on The Cairo Post:
SAFETY / SECURITY
12) Robot Border Guards Among New Airport Tech at Paris Air Show
Link to AFP article:
13) Study: Connecticut Leads in Twitter TSA Complaints
Link to article in The Hill:

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT
14) Delaware DOT Team in Smyrna Manages Firefly Traffic in Dover
Link to story on WBOC-TV:
TRANSIT
15) Transportation and Money: Digital Trends in Public Transportation
Link to article from the National Center for Business Journalism:
16) New York MTA May Be Phasing Out ‘Stand Clear of the Closing Doors’
Link to article in the New York Post:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
17) Connecticut DOT Rolls Out App for I-84 Construction Project
Link to story on WFSB-TV:
VEHICLES
18) Details of Six Self-Driving Car Crashes Revealed
Link to article in the Portland Press Herald:

19) Nordic Companies Drive the Future of the Smartcar Industry
Link to article in Computer Weekly:

20) Connected Trucks and Big Data
Link to article in the Commercial Carrier Journal:
News Releases

Job Posting
-  Tolling Consultant – Traffic Technologies Inc. – Southern California

Friday Bonus
I hope you’ll allow me a personal message this week. On Sunday, my middle daughter, Laura Jeanne, will be getting married to David Stiller. My wife and I are thrilled and we’re so happy to have Dave become part of our family. We wish them all the best and that they’ll have a long, happy marriage.

Upcoming Events
16th Biennial FTA State Programs Meeting/State Public Transit Partnerships Conference – August 12-14 – Washington, DC
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