Monday, February 9, 2015

Monday, February 9, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, February 9, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Eberle Design Inc. Presents “MMU2 & Flashing Yellow Arrow Basics” Webinar on Feb. 10 at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET      
Join Eberle Design Inc. on February 10 for an informative 45-minute webinar on the basics of Malfunction Management Units (MMU). Subject matter will include Flashing Yellow Arrow (FYA) functionality, basic programming for FYA and cabinet wiring. The webinar will also review the eight modes of operation based on the current NEMA Amendment 4 for FYA. 

Presented by Matt Zinn, EDI Applications Sales and Technical Services Manager, this webinar will demonstrate how EDI’s MMU2 SmartMonitor® series of products set the standard for quality and reliability. Reserve your space today at the following link: To register for other EDI webinars, go to


1) News Update from ERTICO
Link to update:


2) US Coast Guard Technicians Manage Lava Threat to Communications Site in Hawaii
Link to article from the US Coast Guard:


3) FCC Proposes Regulation Changes Affecting Radar for Vehicles and Other Modes
Link to CommLawBlog:
Link to FCC notice


4) Five Mobile Parking Apps to Help Cities Ease Traffic Congestion
Link to article in Government Technology:

5) BMW Develops Goggles to Help Drivers Parallel Park
Link to article on The Drum:


6) Talking Email: Social Gets the Headlines, Email Gets the Eyeballs
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


7) Beijing to Launch Wearable Device to Pay Transit Fares and More
Link to Xinhua article:

8) Twin Cities Metro Transit Police Are Breaking Through the Language Barrier
Link to article in the Star Tribune:

9) For First Time Seattle Plans on Selling Ads to Pay for New Bus Shelters
Link to story on KIRO-TV:
Link to RFP

10) Using Technology in Transit
Link to article in Mass Transit:

11) Ticketing on the Go at Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Link to article in Mass Transit:


12) Report Sees Weak Security in Cars' Wireless Systems
Link to article in The New York Times:
Link to news release
Link to report

13) Hella Group Working on System so Cars Can Tell Owners When Body Panels Are Damaged
Link to article on autoblog:

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  Senior Traffic Operations Project Manager – Pennsylvania Turnpike – Lower Swatara Township (Harrisburg), Pennsylvania

Upcoming Events
USDOT Webinar: Research Data Exchange and Open Source Application Development Portal – February 12

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