Thursday, June 18, 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, June 18, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) is currently recruiting for a Toll Operations Manager ($11,883 - $16,041/mo).  Under general direction, this position will manage the day-to-day operations of the toll/express lanes programs.  Requirements are a Bachelor’s degree in transportation planning/engineering, business or public administration, & minimum of eight (8) years experience in revenue-generating, 24/7 transportation programs/roadway operations management, including at least three (3) years of supervisory experience. Application Deadline: 2:00 pm on Monday, July 27, 2015.  For complete details & application materials, please go to our website at


1) The Ever-Evolving Cyber Threat to Planes
Link to AFP article:

2) Using Electronic 'Handshakes' to Track Airliners in Real Time
Link to Bloomberg article:

3) How Pilots Get to Know the Backwaters of the Globe
Link to book excerpt in Slate:

4) Does Anybody in Aviation Understand How PR Works?
Link to commentary on Travel Pulse:


5) Sources: German Automakers Ready Offer for Here as Deadline Looms
Link to Reuters article:


6) EU Opens Infringement Case Against Germany Over Road Toll Plan Said to Target Foreign Drivers
Link to AP article:
Link to news release


7) ITS Australia Newsletter – June 2015
Link to newsletter:


8) US Coast Guard Unveils Cyber Strategy for Maritime Domain
Link to article on ExecutiveGov:
Link to news release


9) US Supreme Court Says Texas Can Reject Confederate Flag License Plates
Link to article in The New York Times:
Link to decision

10) The Internet of Transportation Things Takes Hold in Trucking
Link to articles in Commercial Carrier Journal:

11) Transportation Datapalooza is Not About Data; It's About People
Link to USDOT's Fast Lane blog:

12) USDOT Lacks an Effective Process for Its Transition to Cloud Computing 
Link to report from USDOT Inspector General:


13) KSTP-TV, Metro Transit Argue Over Access to Bus Videos
Link to article in the Pioneer Press:

14) Colorado DOT Improves Communication with I-70 Towns
Link to story on KUSA-TV:

15) New Jersey Transit Mum on Work of Governor's Loyalist
Link to article in the Asbury Park Press:


16) Wisconsin Family Receives Threats After Batman-Themed Photo Shoot on Railroad Tracks
Link to article in People:


17) Android Auto Compared to Apple CarPlay
Link to review on CNET:


18) Real-Time Cincinnati Metro Bus Information Now Available on Transit App
Link to article in The Cincinnati Enquirer:

19) Downtown Toronto Subway Stations Get Limited Cell Service
Link to article in the Toronto Star:
Link to news release

20) India's KSRTC to Launch App
Link to article in The Hindu:

21) HART Transit Trainer Teaches Riders to Use Bus
Link to story on Bay News 9:


22) Toyota's PR Chief Arrested for Suspected Drug Law Violation
Link to AP article:

23) European Broadcasters Press for In-Car Digital Reception
Link to article in automotiveIT International:

24) Are Insurers Prepared for Self-Driving Cars?
Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:

News Releases

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

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