Monday, June 8, 2015

Monday, June 8, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, June 8, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

There’s Still Time to Register for EDI’s June 9th Webinar, “Advanced Traffic Controller Cabinet Overview”

Join Eberle Design online webinar; tomorrow at 8 a.m. PDT for a repeat performance of our webinar, “Advanced Traffic Controller Cabinet Overview.” Attendees will hear about the advanced traffic controller cabinet – 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. In this repeat webinar, Eberle Design’s CTO, Scott Evans, will review the development and advanced functionality of the ATC cabinet that is now being provided by several major OEM traffic controller electronics OEM manufacturers. To register kindly visit


1) US Air Traffic Control System to Mimic Canada's, Airlines for America Says
Link to Reuters article:

2) San Francisco International Airport's New Mobile Command Post
Link to video on Inside SFO:


3) London Tests Traffic Lights that Stay Green for Cyclists
Link to article on Engadget:
Link to news release


4) Safeguard or Scam? Automated Traffic Cameras in Legal Limbo in Ohio
Link to story on PBS's NewsHour:


5) Apple's Maps Gets Update, Complete with Transit Addition
Link to article on CNET:
Link to news release


6) Russia, China Plan to Develop Joint Transport Navigation Platform
Link to story on RT:


7) Uber's Plans in Pittsburgh Spark Fears of Talent Poaching
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:


8) Phone Data Labyrinth Hinders Investigation of Amtrak Derailment
Link to article in The New York Times:

9) New Jersey Transit Rail Safety Team Staffing Criticized
Link to article in The Record:


10) Ford Has Met the Enemy and It Is… Apple and Google?
Link to blog in Barron's:


11) iBeacon Technology to Help Visually Impaired Use Public Transport in Bucharest
Link to article on Gizmag:

12) Louisiana's Lafayette Transit Adding Free Wi-Fi, Google Maps Service for Bus Riders
Link to article in The Advocate:

13) MARTA Uses Instagram to Attract New Riders
Link to article in Mass Transit:

14) Marketing Collaboration Between Texas DOT, Transit Agency, Leads to Improved Commute
Link to article in Mass Transit:


15) Google to Report Driverless Car Accidents Going Forward
Link to article in USA Today:

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