Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Kimley-Horn is Growing!

Kimley-Horn is one of the nation’s most comprehensive and highly respected transportation engineering and land planning firms. We are seeking ITS Project Engineers/Project Managers in Oakland, California who have 4 – 10 years of experience in ITS Design and System Integration. Known as one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in America,” we offer an impressive benefits package including an astounding bonus program, progressive career growth, and a collaborative, fun culture. Contact Anne Bologna to learn more: anne.bologna@kimley-horn.com or visit us at: http://www.kimley-horn.com/join-our-team


AVIATION

1) USDOT Committee Says Airlines Should Decide on Passenger Calls
Link to Bloomberg article:

2) Airlines Should Clearly Disclose Fees, Plane Seat Sizes, Federal Panel Says
Link to AP article:

3) Lounger is Like Tinder for Airports, Connecting You with Fellow Fliers
Link to article on The Huffington Post:

FREIGHT

4) How to Wirelessly Enable Your Supply Chain
Link to commentary in Inbound Logistics:

GPS / NAVIGATION

5) Waze App Pushing Traffic Onto Park Roads in Los Angeles Area
Link to article in the Los Angeles Daily News:

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

6) Smart Transportation for Smart Cities
Link to blog from Accenture in India in The Economic Times:

OTHER

7) Volpe Center Tackles Train Crashes, Bike Traffic, and Booze
Link to article in The Boston Globe:

8) New System at Florida DMV Lets You Sign In, Get a Text When Your Number is Near
Link to story on WFTV-TV:

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

9) Chairman Selected for Texas Transportation Transparency Effort
Link to article in the El Paso Times:

10) Talking Audiences: You Can't Reach Them from There
Link to Talking Transportation blog:

11) Interview About Transportation Radio and Transportation Communications Newsletter
Link to PodUp Podcast:

RAILROADS

12) FRA Makes $10 Million Available to States for Rail Crossing Safety Projects
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:

13) Capitol Corridor Debuts Rail Crossing Safety Video
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:
Link to news release

14) Railroad Police Officers Access to the Interoperability Channels
Link to FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking:

ROADWAYS

15) Company Launches Initiative to Install Safety and Directional Signage in Myanmar City
Link to article in The Nation:

SAFETY / SECURITY

16) A Data Science Partnership for Safer Streets
Link to blog from Microsoft:

TELEMATICS

17) GM Signs On to Insurance Telematics Data Exchange
Link to article on Insurance Networking News:
Link to news release

TRANSIT

18) Ways to Improve Communication with Transit Customers Who Have Disabilities
Link to article in Metro:

VEHICLES

19) Rhode Island Governor Sinks New Sailboat License Plate Design
Link to story on WPRO Radio:


News Releases


Job Postings
 -  Part-Time Adjunct Course Instructors – National Transit Institute – New Brunswick, New Jersey


Upcoming Events
2015 Conference on Freight – September 14-16 – Cincinnati

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