Monday, February 23, 2015

Monday, February 23, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, February 23, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Eberle Design Inc. CTO to Join Industry Leaders at ITE/IMSA Arizona Spring Conference

Eberle Design Inc. Chief Technology Officer Scott Evans will participate in a panel discussion at the ITE/IMSA Arizona Spring Conference. Scott will join other industry experts on February 26 at the Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix to discuss the new advanced traffic controller cabinet, If you’re not able to attend, check out Eberle Design’s ATCC solutions at


1) Surveillance Data Losses Prompt Calls to Rationalize Central European Radar Network
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

2) Remote-Controlled 'Taxibot' Makes Debut in Germany
Link to article in Israel Hayom:

3) Wearables Enter the Personalization Fray in Air Travel
Link to article on Tnooz:


4) Iowa Supreme Court: Speed Cameras Did Not Violate Due Process Amendment
Link to story on WNAX Radio:
Link to opinion


5) News from the ERTICO Network
Link to update:


6) Indian Government Planning to Build Smart Cities at 12 Major Ports
Link to Press Trust of India article:


7) New Apps in Israel Use GPS, Lots of Data to Find You a Parking Spot
Link to Reuters article:

8) Startup Develops Technology to Automate City Parking
Link to article in the Grand Rapids Business Journal:

9) An Inside Glimpse of How Parking is Going High-Tech
Link to blog on Mobility Lab:


10) Texas Attorney General Orders Release of Oil Train Data
Link to McClatchy DC article:

11) Florida DOT Spends Big Bucks for Safety Campaign at Daytona Speedway
Link to story on WFTV-TV:

12) Daily Commuters Need Facts, Not Myths
Link to commentary on AlexandriaNews:


13) Melbourne Commuters Could Suffer Without High-Capacity Signaling, Public Transport Chief Warns
Link to article in The Sunday Age:


14) Transport Plan Revealed for Tokyo Megaquake
Link to article from The Yomiuri Shimbun:

15) Cellphones Still Challenge California's 911 System
Link to article in The Desert Sun:


16) Thailand Introduces App to Report on Taxis
Link to article in the Bangkok Post:
Link to news release (in Thai)


17) The Responder – February 2015
Link to newsletter from The Traffic Incident Management Network:


18) Mobile App Helps New Jersey Transit Enhance Incident Management
Link to article in Government Technology:

19) Man Uses Twitter to Document Bad Behavior on Subway But Finds It Changes Him
Link to story on NPR's Invisibilia:


20) This Startup's Video Tech Counts Cars to Eliminate Traffic Hell
Link to article in Wired:

21) Eyes in the Sky – A History of Airborne Traffic Reporting in New York City
Link to article on WCBS Newsradio 88 Appreciation Site:


22) Car-Parts Makers Strain to Keep Up with Technology Advancements
Link to article on MarketWatch:

23) Once-Popular Car Technologies at the End of the Road
Link to article in The New York Times:

24) Robots Podcast: Sensors for Autonomous Driving
Link to podcast and transcript:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
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