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Countdown to IBTTA’s Organization Management Workshop ― April 10-12, Jersey City, NJ
Register today for IBTTA’s Organization Management Workshop and keep current on the latest industry trends in building a better organization. If you are responsible for the communications, marketing, HR, finance, and administration in your organization, this meeting is for you! This popular workshop will focus on emerging issues and practical solutions related to advancing your organization and keeping stakeholders satisfied. Meeting highlights include Gerard Braud, Keynote Speaker and Crisis Communications Expert; general session on regional mobility challenges featuring a power panel of transportation executives and commissioners; communications open house, and more. Visit www.IBTTA.org/JERSEYCITY to view the brochure, register, and learn about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities. To view IBTTA’s entire 2011 Education Series, click here.
1) Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air Presidents Post Video Apology for Computer Problems
1941 **70th anniversary** The Royal British and Royal Australian navies sank or severely damaged several ship of the Italian Regina Marina in a World War II battle off Greece's Peloponnesian peninsula.
Experience the Ultimate in Technology at the 18th World Congress on ITS this October
Cutting-edge ITS technology solutions will come to life in real time at the 18th World Congress on ITS and ITS America’s Annual Meeting on October 16-20, 2011 in Orlando. Set up in the large parking lot adjacent to the Orange County Convention Center, the Technology Showcase consists of live demonstrations by leading transportation agencies, including the U.S. Department of Transportation, and private sector companies like Toyota and Econolite. This year, the Technology Showcase is organized by themes or “villages” that highlight a specific use or application: Safety, Mobility, Environment/Sustainability, and Pricing. It will position central Florida as a “National Test Bed” for connected vehicles, people and infrastructure, with a large-scale demonstration using roadside devices along Orlando’s major corridors and a fleet of test vehicles. The Technology Showcase is the most dynamic way to experience the World Congress—make plans now to attend! For more information and to register visitwww.itsworldcongress.org.
1) Airport Apps Guide Travelers from Security to Takeoff
I've been the editor of the TCN since 1998. In addition I was a traffic reporter in New York City, the voice of the AirTrain at Newark airport along with PATCO and the NYC subway's "next train" system. Editor of Transportation Radio (www.TransportationRadio.com). Host of ITE Talks Transportation podcast.