Monday, June 29, 2015

Monday, June 29, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, June 29, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

EDI Brings Technology to a New Level with ATC Cabinet Solutions

Eberle Design Inc. has been at the forefront of the industry's development of the new Advanced Traffic Controller cabinet – bringing the traffic cabinet of the future into the market today. The ATC cabinet is an open architecture traffic control cabinet designed to take advantage of ultra-low power LED signals, enhanced fail-safer design with enhanced cabinet peripheral equipment diagnostics, with compact double-density size and modularity. EDI looks forward to working closely with agencies wishing to deploy and bring to their infrastructure ATC cabinet solutions. For more information, kindly contact Matt Zinn, EDI Application Sales and Technical Services Manager, at   


1) Remote-Controlled Passenger Flights Five Years Away, CEO Says
Link to story on CNN:
Link to news release

2) Airports Eye New Revenue Opportunities from Beacon Technology
Link to article on Runway Girl Network:


3) Ohio Battle Over Traffic Cameras Heats Up Again
Link to AP article:


4) Construction Underway on First Phase of Intelligent Transportation System in Edmond, Oklahoma
Link to article in The Oklahoman:

5) Columbia County, Georgia Engineers Use Adaptive Camera System to Fight Traffic Congestion
Link to article in The Augusta Chronicle:


6) 'Severe Technical Issues' Caused Massachusetts RMV Services to Go Down
Link to story on WWLP-TV:

7) Delaware River Port Authority CEO Studies Improv Comedy to Become Better Leader
Link to article in the Philadelphia Daily News:


8) North Carolina DOT Policy Keeps 'Memorial' off Signs Dedicating Bridge to Fallen Police Officer
Link to article in The Robesonian:


9) Federal Railroad Administration Taps Mapping Technology to Curb Rail Crossing Accidents
Link to article in The New York Times:
Link to USDOT's Fast Lane blog

10) 'Traffic Stop' Mobile App Improves Officer Safety, Efficiency
Link to article in Government Technology:

11) False Alert: Can You Really Trust that Tweet for Emergency Communications?
Link to blog in Government Technology:


12) Traffic Incident Management Gap Analysis Primer
Link to further information from FHWA:


13) Delhi Government to Launch App for Hassle-Free Public Transport
Link to PTI article:


14) In Nairobi, Garbage Trucks Are 'Data Collection Ants': A Very Cool Traffic Tech Solution for African Cities
Link to article on Mail & Guardian Africa:

15) How Boston Embraced Data Analysis Methods
Link to article on TechTarget:


16) University of Waterloo Facility Will Pave Way for Smarter, Greener Cars
Link to article in the Waterloo Region Record:
Link to news release

17) BMW i3 Electric Car Quirk: No AM Radio – But Why?
Link to article on Green Car Reports:

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  Lead Research General Engineer – FHWA – McLean, Virginia

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