Wednesday, February 1, 2012
- Transportation Communications NewsletterWednesday, February 1, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057Position – Transportation EngineerKMJ Consulting, Inc, a client-focused transportation engineering firm, seeks a highly motivated licensed professional engineer (in Pennsylvania) with seven or more years of experience to be a part of a growing Ardmore, PA-based organization. Come work with a group of engaged and excited individuals on a wide variety of transportation projects. This project engineer/project manager should have a proven track record of exceeding the client’s expectations; a “can do” attitude; and, a willingness to work with others in an innovative team environment. Technical quals include traffic engineering, transportation planning, highway design and ITS. Written and verbal communication at a high level is a must.Our Company is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, disability or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state or federal law.KMJ offers a competitive salary and benefits. Please forward your resume and letter of interest with salary requirements to HR@...
AVIATION1) Airlines May Get US Help for Navigation UpgradesLink to Reuters article:2) How Does an Airport Prepare for a Super Bowl?Improved Wi-Fi and cell coverage among the steps taken at Indianapolis Airport.Link to article in USA Today:http://travel.usatoday.com/experts/baskas/story/2012-02-01/How-does-an-airport-prepare-for-a-Super-Bowl/52906358/13) European Airline bmibaby Faces Legal Action for Having Inaccessible Website for Blind UsersLink to article on Tnooz:http://www.tnooz.com/2012/02/01/news/airline-faces-legal-action-for-having-inaccessible-website-for-blind-usersLink to news release from the Royal National Institute of Blind People:http://www.rnib.org.uk/aboutus/mediacentre/mediareleases/mediareleases2012/Pages/pressrelease27Jan2012.aspxLink to bmibaby: www.bmibaby.comELECTRONIC TOLLING4) Proposed Plaza Moves Maine Closer to All-Electronic TollingLink to article in the Portsmouth Herald:GPS / NAVIGATION5) The Surprisingly Complex Art of Urban WayfindingLink to article on The Atlantic Cities:6) Shadow Matching Provides Improved GNSS Accuracy in Urban CanyonsLink to article in GPS World:MARITIME7) Prince William Sound, Alaska Council Expands Online Vessel Monitoring SystemLink to article in The Observer:OTHER8) SunGuide Disseminator – February 2012Link to newsletter from Florida DOT:PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION9) Montana DOT Employees Warned Not to Talk to MediaLink to story on KRTV-TV:RAILROADS10) Railway Managers Need to Come to Grips with New Signaling, Telecommunications and Train Control TechnologyLink to commentary in the International Railway Journal:ROADWAYS11) Florida Officials Finishing Plan to Make Driving Safer on Foggy RoadsLink to article in the Sun Sentinel:http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/fl-interstate-road-closure-procedure-20120131,0,1158994.story12) Development of UAV-Based Remote Sensing Capabilities for Highway ApplicationsLink to article in UTC Spotlight:SAFETY / SECURITY13) Few Guidelines Exist on When to Shut Down RoadsLink to AP article:TELEMATICS14) The Machines are Taking OverTransmax is managing traffic flows and providing information to drivers.Link to article in BRW:TRANSIT15) Transit Windsor Greenlights Online Travel PlannerLink to article in The Windsor Star:http://www.windsorstar.com/news/Transit+Windsor+greenlights+online+travel+planner/6082530/story.htmlVEHICLES16) US to Decide Next Year Whether to Have Rules for Crash Avoidance SystemsLink to article in the Detroit Free Press:http://www.freep.com/article/20120201/BUSINESS01/202010331/U-S-to-decide-next-year-whether-to-have-rules-for-crash-avoidance-systemsNews Releases3) Bay Area Design Agency, Project6 Design, Completes User Interface + User Experience Project for 511.org7) Passur Launches National Airport Information Network to Manage Diversions, Tarmac Delays and Airport StatusUpcoming EventsITS Minnesota 18th Annual Meeting and Information Exchange – March 14 – St. Paul, MinnesotaToday in Transportation History1957 **55th anniversary** The first prototype Wankel DKM 54 rotary engine ran.======================================================================The Transportation Communications Newsletter is published electronically Monday through Friday.To subscribe (for free) or unsubscribe, please contact me at bernie@....TCN archives: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transport-communicationsBecome a TCN fan on Facebook!Questions, comments about the TCN? Please write the editor, Bernie Wagenblast at bernie@....© 2012 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.bwcommunications.net