Information technology

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DC/Baltimore Area Event Alert: UMD’s Advanced Transportation Technologies Event – Thursday, August 28

UMD’s upcoming Advanced Transportation Technologies event is taking place in College Park, Md. on the morning of Aug. 28. This event will feature UMD’s first-ever Labor Day weekend traffic forecast (issued by their Center of Advanced Transportation Technology Lab). Even more, each of their three labs will speak to their specific capabilities and major projects, … Continue reading

YPT Innovator Series — The Power of Where and When with AirSage

Today we talk to AirSage’s Matthew Martimo, VP of R&D.  Matthew is an accomplished R&D executive and respected thought leader in the rapidly evolving big data and predictive analytics sectors with nine years of experience driving high-tech product development and revenue goals.  We talk to Matthew about how AirSage’s innovative wireless signaling analytics has changed the transportation … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: 2 Jobs on the MTA NYCT Bus Technology Team

MTA NYCT’s bus technology team, which is responsible for a range of bus technology projects, including MTA Bus Time (, a real-time bus tracking and customer information system has 2 job postings currently available. Please see below for more details. Applications are due December 10. Systems/Integration Engineer (Computer Specialist): We are looking for a skilled … Continue reading

Guest Post: How Ford Sync Started A Smart-Traffic Revolution

Ford’s award-winning Sync connectivity system will be inducted as a permanent exhibit in the Mountain Valley, California’s Computer History Museum. This museum is devoted to exhibiting the computing milestones of the last century. The museum’s curator, Alex Bochannek stated that Ford Sync marks the merging point of automotive and computing platforms, which is why it … Continue reading

NYC Event Alert: Short Talks, Big Ideas: Transportation at the Tech Frontier

Presented by Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management How is cutting-edge technology bringing us into the new frontier of transportation? Join us for a fun, engaging, fast-paced event, with several speakers making short presentations about their tech-enabled and optimistic projects and theories, followed by networking and refreshments. Confirmed speakers include: • Anthony Townsend, Institute … Continue reading

DC Job Alert – Build software or community with the Mobility Lab

Are you fascinated by transportation and passionate about using technology to help people? The Mobility Lab Transit Tech initiative is looking for Software Development Fellows and an Open Source Community Manager to help create innovative technology tools around transportation and foster open source collaboration. Two fellows, Andy Chosak and Eric Fidler, worked from October through … Continue reading

USDOT Unveils Catalysts for the Future: The Digital Transportation Exchange

Content Re-published from Authored by Nitin Pradhan, CIO, USDOT Innovation in the transportation sector is increasingly spurred through the use of Web 2.0 technologies. Fundamental to this innovation is the ability to rapidly build and maintain useful networks of people and ideas, collaborate with public and private partners, and pair venture capital with entrepreneurs. In … Continue reading

Event Alert: An Online Workshop on the Practical Uses of Social Media @ September 21, 2011

On behalf of the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Public Involvement Committee I wanted to let you know about TRB’s first ever FREE web-based social media conference. See below for details… Keeping up with Communication Technology:  An Online Workshop on the Practical Uses of Social Media  Social media and social networking. 20 presenters. 6 hours. FREE.  Wednesday, September 21 2011 … Continue reading

ITS America 2011 Student Smart Phone ITS App Competition – Win a Trip to Orlando, FL!

Sponsored by: ATKINS “This new competition brings out the best of our young people—an appreciation for our society  to promote a safer, more mobile, and sustainable transportation system and the innovative,  technological savvy that they encompass that can enhance both our personal and professional  lives.  Encouraging them to combine these two elements via a competition to … Continue reading

Webinar Alert: 2011 ITS World Congress: A Preview of the Biggest Transportation Show on Earth

When: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 @ 1:00 pm Eastern Thank you for registering for Wednesday’s webinar 2011 ITS World Congress: A Preview of the Biggest Transportation Show on Earth. This special sneak preview of October’s World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems will be presented by the Chairmen of the World Congress Organizing Committee and International … Continue reading

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