Infographic: Eyes of a Car - How LiDAR enables vehicles to detect and avoid obstacles on the road CC: @TechonTires #autoauto

via WSJ Today’s Wall Street Journal has an interesting article that explores the roadblock posed by sky-high prices of the LiDAR units, which offer the vehicles’ “seeing” and “navigating” capabilities , in the widespread adoption automated vehicles.  

Infograph: Stay Safe On The Road This Summer (~2X as many fatalities during summer months than the rest of the year combined)

As alcohol-related accidents tend to increase in the summer months, I’d like to remind you (& all Americans) that buzzed driving can put a stop to summer fun. Here are some surprising facts:

  • Nearly twice as many people are killed in auto accidents during the summer months than the rest of the year combined.
  • 1 drunken-driving fatality occurred every 51 minutes in 2012
  • 35% of all drivers in…

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Job Alert: Analyst II - IHS Global Trade and #Transportation Consulting @ Englewood, CO (via @YPTVoice) #jobs

for more information, click here.

Summary:

IHS Global Trade and Transportation Consulting provides multi-modal transportation services to public and private sector customers, particularly in the areas of freight and commodity movement and transportation planing. IHS Consulting also offers a range of offerings and capabilities in economic analysis and forecasting, industry-specific market…

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Check out this @EMBARQNetwork Slide Deck from the #Parking and #Transit Oriented Developments (TOD) Webinar

The slide deck from EMBARQ’s recent webinar on parking & transit oriented development (TOD).

http://www.slideshare.net/EMBARQNetwork/embarq-india-barter-webinar-pres11july2014

If you have not already doing it, highly recommend following EMBARQ’s slideshare channel. You can regularly see such informative material made available.

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Job Alert: #Transportation Specialist, GS-2101-13/14 - @USDOTFHWA @ Washington, #DC #Jobs, #Gov

SALARY RANGE: $89,924.00 to $138,136.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Friday, July 11, 2014 to Sunday, July 20, 2014

This position is located in the Office of Innovative Program Delivery (HIN), Project Delivery Team, Federal Highway Administration(FHWA), in Washington, D.C. The Office of Innovative Program Delivery, an organizational element within the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), provides…

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Job Alert: #Transportation Planner / Systems Analyst - TranSystems @ Boston, MA #Jobs @YPTBoston

TranSystems, a national transportation engineering, design and planning firm, seeks a candidate to provide detailed technical support for intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and transportation planning projects.

TranSystems is seeking a Transportation Planner/Systems Analyst candidate to provide detailed technical support for intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and transportation…

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Job Alert: Project Director - Designing Cities Initiative - Nat’l Asso. of City Transportation Officials (@NACTO) #NYC

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is seeking a new Project Director for its Designing Cities initiative, a multi-year initiative that aims to dramatically transform how cities around the United States design streets and public spaces. Desired applicants should have experience and a strong knowledge base in public street design, with general knowledge of…

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Well done -> This is why you should worry about the #HighwayTrustFund running out.(Video)… H/T @ascetweets #transpo

A brilliant animated primer from the ASCE explains what’s at stake for the average American as the highway trust fund is fast nearing its end.. For the uninitiated,the Highway Trust Fund is the US federal funding for roads, bridges, and transit systems, and it is on course to become insolvent by August, jeopardizing America’s infrastructure and its economy. Unless our lawmakers get their act…

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Job Alert: Bay Area Bike Share Program Coordinator - Bay Area Bike Share @ Oakland, CA @YPTSFBay @Tweetsupa

The Planning Section has a position open for a Bay Area Bike Share Program Coordinator to support contract management of the Bay Area Bike Share program’s operations and the hardware procurement and installation. The individual in this position will be working for Local Government Services (LGS) and be assigned to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) in Oakland, California.

All…

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Job Alert: Supervisory Civil Engineer (Lead Civil Eng -Structural), GS-0810-15 - @usdotfhwa in Washington, #DC #jobs

This position is located in the Office of Bridges and Structures, Office of Infrastructure. The incumbent serves as a Principal Bridge Engineer in the structures discipline and the Team Leader of the Structural Engineering Team. The incumbent assists the Director, Office of Bridges and Structures, in the performance of all administrative and technical activities related to the functions performed…

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