Monday, January 26, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, January 26, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Eberle Design Inc. and Reno A&E to Showcase Access Solutions at FENCETECH 2015

Eberle Design Inc. and Reno A&E will feature solutions from our DEFLECTOMETER™ line of products at the American Fence Association’s FENCETECH 2015, Feb. 3-6 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. EDI and RAE provide a wide range of vehicle detection products from inductive loop detectors, AVI detectors and prefabricated roadway loops. Our DEFLECTOMETER™ series loop detectors are designed to help technicians save valuable time and maximize profits by quickly installing, accurately trouble-shooting, and reliably maintaining access control systems. 

Stop by booth 658 to see the standard for reliable, high quality vehicle detection products that will improve the performance and lifecycle of your access control systems.  


1) Malaysia Airlines Website Targeted by Hacker Group 'Cyber Caliphate'
Link to Reuters article:
Link to news release

2) US to Back New System Warning Airlines in Conflict Zones
Link to Reuters article:

3) Senator Schumer: Runway Lighting Technology at New York City-Area Airports Stalled Before Takeoff
Link to story on WCBS-AM Radio:

4) Inflight – January/February 2015
Link to magazine:


5) How Are Police Departments Using License Plate Reader Data?
Link to article in Government Technology:


6) EU Transport Commissioner Calls for Standardized Road Pricing in Member States
Link to article on EurActiv:
Original article in Welt am Sonntag (in German)


7) Bus-Wreck Passengers Sue GPS-Device Makers
Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:


8) Chattanooga's Smart Traffic System's IQ to Increase, Get Remote Control
Link to article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

9) Study: ITS Imperative for Crowded Ho Chi Minh City
Link to article on VietNamNet Bridge:

10) IEEE ITS Society Newsletter – January 2015
Link to newsletter:

11) Recently Released Publications from USDOT's ITS Joint Program Office
Link to further information:

12) News Update from ERTICO
Link to update:


13) How State and Local Leaders Are Preparing for the Major Northeast US Blizzard
Link to article in Government Executive:

14) Student Stopped at Airport Over Arabic Flashcards Wins $25,000
Link to AP article:

15) New Jersey Assembly Transportation Committee Chair John Wisniewski Pushes for New Funding of Transportation Trust Fund
Link to story on Transportation Radio:

16) Sheriffs Want Google to Turn Off Feature on Waze that Shows Where Police are Located
Link to AP article:


17) Using Graffiti to Drive Home Road Safety Message in Gurgaon, India
Link to article in The Times of India:


18) Pennsylvania DOT Using New Technology to 'Stay Ahead of the Storm'
Link to article in The Tribune-Democrat:


19) Expanded Wi-Fi in Subway Part of Toronto Customer Service Charter
Link to article in The Globe and Mail:
Link to news release

20) Behind the Voice of the London Buses: Q&A with Emma Hignett

21) A Germaphobe's Guide to Buying a Metrocard
Link to blog on Next City:


22) Oregon Adding Weather Stations, Traffic Cameras
Link to article in The News-Review:

23) German Consortium Improves Traffic Data System Via DAB+
Link to article in Radio:

24) Inside the North Wales Traffic Management Centre
Link to article in the Daily Post:

25) Police in Cornwall, Ontario Use Social Media to Provide Real-Time Traffic Updates
Link to article in Seaway News:


26) Autobahn Drivers May Be Optional in German Pilot Project
Link to Bloomberg article:

27) Driverless Research Site in Michigan to Open July 20
Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:

28) Car Owners Like Connected Vehicle Features, But Only 30% Have Them
Link to article in Marketing Daily:
Link to news release

29) Hyundai's New Infotainment Strategy: Leveraging Smartphone Apps
Link to article in Automotive News:

30) Your Next Car Will Have a Computer for a Dashboard
Link to article on Yahoo Tech:

News Releases

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