Alert: Academic Fellow in Vehicle & Road Automation - Univ. of Leeds, UK @natashamerat @ITSLeeds @TransportSH_UoL #Transpo

For informal inquiries about the role please contact Dr Natasha Merat, tel: +44 (0)113 343 6614, email: N.Merat@its.leeds.ac.uk.   

Location:  Leeds – Main Campus Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment School/Institute:  Institute for Transport Studies Category:  Academic Grade:  Grade 8 Salary:  £38,511 to £45,954 Closing Date:  Sunday 16 November 2014 Reference: ENVTR1005

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Los Angeles’ e-Highway Demo to Curb Truck Emissions on Corridor that Connects Ports of LA &Long Beach to Downtown #Freight

via CityLab & synapticdigital.com

Los Angeles is preparing to trial a two-way, one-mile e-highway road design project along the diesel truck-dominated Alameda Corridor in an effort to reduce pollution and health-related costs. Officials say the system relies on emission-free electric power delivered through overhead wires to fuel the trucks. The city is partnering with Siemens and the South Coast…

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.@GMUOutsideBox 3rd Annual Cameron Hays Competition for “Outside the Box” #Transportation, Business, & Policy Innovations

outside the box_final_V3Do you have a new, creative, or innovative idea for addressing a significant transportation challenge? Are you a student, a group of students or a young professional? The George Mason University’s School of Policy, Government and International Affairs wants to hear from you!

In the world of transportation and transportation challenges, it is imperative that we foster the development and…

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Video: A Nice Overview Of New York City’s Newest Subway Line and its community impact #NYC #Transit #Urbanism @YPTNYC

Pretty cool video that offers a nice overview of the 2nd avenue subway project and its impact on residents and businesses in the Upper East Side neighborhood. The size and scope of the project in addition to the geographical location makes for an interesting combination..

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/bcvideo/1.0/iframe/embed.html?videoId=100000003149427&playerType=embed

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Job Alert: Policy Analyst - Eno Center for Transportation @ Washington, #DC @enotrans @yptvoice #jobs

The Eno Center for Transportation is seeking a Policy Analyst in to join Eno’s Center for Transportation Policy (CTP). The Policy Analyst will report to the Director of Finance and Policy, and will provide support to all activities within CTP. These activities will include, but are not limited to:

- Write and research for Eno policy projects
– Manage specific research and policy projects
– Assist…

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Innovators and Startups – Pitch Your Next Big Idea in #Transportation at @TRBofNA’s Six Minute Pitch! #TRBAM

Applications are now being accepted for the Six Minute Pitch: A Transportation Startup Challenge, a special Young Member Council (YMC) session at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting during which selected presenters pitch their cutting-edge, research-based concept for a transportation product- or service-based business in just six minutes. Presentations are judged on the…

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Well, the pic. says it all.. Walk Billy to school.. It not only keeps the family healthy but also saves you a lot of agony & time. 

Funniest Road Rage Ever and It was Caught on Camera [video] #Dashcam #Russia #Roadsafety #transpo

via Sploid (Gizmodo) We have all seen a ton of dash cam videos from Russia but nothing like this.  

Sometimes life gives you a few moments to ponder about everything.. and here is one such powerful moment caught on camera at a bombed out building in Gaza (via Imgur).

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