Monday, March 9, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, March 9, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


Eberle Design Inc. Presents ATCC Overview Webinar on March 10 at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ETJoin Eberle Design Inc. on March 10 for a 45-minute webinar on Advanced Traffic Controller Components (ATCC) cabinet. The ATCC is an open architecture traffic control cabinet designed to take advantage of ultra-low power LED signals, enhanced fail-safer design and diagnostics, and compact double-density size and modularity.

EDI CTO Scott Evans and Application Sales and Technical Services Manager Matt Zinn will review the development and advanced functionality of the ATCC cabinet that are being provided by several controller and cabinet manufacturers. Reserve your space today at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6796435778314502658. To register for other EDI webinars, go to http://www.editraffic.com/events.


CAMERAS

1) 50 Red-Light Cameras to be Removed in Chicago
Link to story on WLS-TV:

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

2) ERTICO News Update
Link to update:

OTHER

3) VTA Innovation Center Provides Opportunity for Transportation Collaboration
Link to story on Transportation Radio:

4) In Florida, Officials Ban Term 'Climate Change'
Link to article from the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting:

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

5) Infrastructure Megaprojects: Looking for Legacies
Link to article in Engineering News-Record:

ROADWAYS

6) French Authorities Employ Strange Traffic Sign to Curb Speeding
Link to article on NDTV Auto:

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

7) In New Exam for New York City Cabbies, Knowledge of Streets Takes a Back Seat
Link to article in The New York Times:

TELEMATICS

8) Automakers Spot a Profit Opportunity in Mobility Services
Link to article in Automotive News:

TRANSIT

9) The Best Evidence Yet that Real-Time Arrival Info Increases Transit Ridership
Link to article on CityLab:

10) Mind the Gap… Meet the Woman Behind Hong Kong's MTR Announcements
Link to article in the South China Morning Post:

11) Transport for London Bans 'Bad Jews' Play Poster on Underground
Link to article in The Stage:

12) ATRA Pulse – March 2015
Link to newsletter from the Advanced Transit Association:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

13) Waze Data Speeds Up Traffic Aid in Boston
Link to article in the Boston Herald:

14) Abu Dhabi Plans to Install 70 Variable Message Signs on Road to Dubai
Link to article in Gulf News:

15) Police in Bhubaneswar, India Begin Providing Radio Traffic Updates
Link to article in The New Indian Express:

16) Minnesota DOT Tests Crowdsourcing to Improve Road Condition Reporting
Link to blog on Crossroads:

VEHICLES

17) Silicon Valley Debate on Self-Driving Cars: Do You Need a Map?
Link to Reuters article:

18) Prototype Driverless Motorcycle Can Issue Tickets and Record the Encounter
Link to article in The Globe and Mail:


News Releases

Upcoming Events
T3 Webinar: Demonstrating the Benefits and Costs of ITS: Using the Enhanced Knowledge Resources for Your Next ITS Project – March 17

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