Monday, April 13, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, April 13, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

There’s Still Time to Register for EDI’s April 14th Webinar on Eberle Glance & Data Aggregator (DA-100B)

Join us tomorrow at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET for an informative 45-minute webinar on Eberle Glance™ and DA-100B Series field monitoring device, the first system capable of accessing real-time intersection and cabinet data from any traffic cabinet, regardless of the traffic controller or central ITS system. Matt Zinn, EDI Applications Sales and Technical Services Manager, will demonstrate how Eberle Glance™ and DA-100B deliver real-time traffic cabinet activity and previously unavailable access to intersection information through cloud connectivity. To register for this webinar, click here.


1) Europe's Pilots Set Out Single Sky Priorities
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

2) Kansas DOT Unveils Aviation Information Site
Link to article in The Topeka Capital-Journal:
Link to news release
Link to site

3) Islamic State Message on Hacked Hobart Airport Website
Link to article in The Sydney Morning Herald:

4) Fort Wayne, Indiana Airport Adds Video Phone to Assist Deaf Patrons
Link to article in The Journal Gazette:

5) Mideast Airports Going Smart for Smooth Travel
Link to article in the Saudi Gazette:


6) Smartphones Could Be Used to Detect Earthquakes
Link to article in Science:


7) New Hampshire Planning to Add Cameras, Message Boards and Road Sensors to Everett Turnpike
Link to AP article:

8) Vision Systems Can Monitor Up to Six Lanes of Traffic
Link to article in Imaging and Machine Vision Europe:

9) USDOT Supports No-Cost ITS Standards Availability
Link to further information from the ITS Joint Program Office:


10) TransportationCamp Returns to New England
Link to article in The Transit Wire:


11) Los Angeles to Control Its Street Lights with a Single Laptop
Link to article on CNNMoney:


12) Firms Push High-Tech Solutions to Fortify Airport Perimeters
Link to AP article:

13) Cellphone Traffic Tickets Are Way Down Across California, Buy Why?
Link to article in the San Jose Mercury News:

14) Motorists Get to Vote on Illinois Tollway Safety Messages
Link to article in the Chicago Sun-Times:


15) Online Fares Debut for Twins Baseball Games
Link to article in the Star Tribune:

16) The Moscow Metro's New, Cohesive Typeface
Link to blog on City Lab:

17) Critical Incident Management and Clearance Practices for Rail Transit
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


18) Tulsa Dedicates New Traffic Operations Center
Link to story on KOTV-TV:
Link to news release

19) Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Launches Training Institute for Traffic Personnel
Link to article in The Philippine Star:

20) Gulf Cooperation Council in Talks to Unify Traffic Controls to Curb Crashes
Link to article on ArabianSupplyChain:


21) Self-Driving Cars: Bumpy Ride for Insurance Industry?
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

22) Bosch Gears Up for Internet Connectivity
Link to article in the China Daily:

News Releases

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