Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 26, 2016 – Cranford, New Jersey

Eberle Design Inc.’s 2018KCLip Signal Monitor Eliminates Need for Diode Program Cards

The Eberle Design Inc. 2018KCLip Signal Monitor is configured with a removable data key memory device that contains all the monitor set-up information and completely eliminates the need for a diode program card, soldered jumpers and DIP switches. It provides 18 channels and is configured for operation with a 2070 Controller Unit. It provides all the features of the 2010ECL model as well as minimum flash capabilities for 2070 boot capability and enhanced clearance monitoring. The unit also includes support for Flashing Yellow Arrow (FYA) operation. To learn more about EDI’s 2018KCLip, contact EDI Sales Director Jon Muilenberg at


1) New Airborne Technologies Promise to Better Link Planes and Satellites
Link to Wall Street Journal article

2) Airports Looking at Apps for Non-Aeronautical Revenues
Link to Tnooz article

3) Alaska Airlines Tries Out DIY Bag Tagging at LAX
Link to Los Angeles Times article


4) Dutch Bike Firm, VanMoof, Prints TV on Shipping Box, Sees Delivery Damages Drop 70-80%
Link to Independent article


5) Trial Run of GPS-Monitored Cargo Truck Between India and Bangladesh Successful
Link to India Today article


6) China's Version of GPS 'Is Now Just as Accurate'
Link to South China Morning Post article


7) New E-Ink Display for Trucks Provides Location-Triggered Ads, Traffic Information
Link to Forbes blog


8) North Little Rock, Arkansas Launches Bridge-Closure 'Survival Guide'
Link to Arkansas Democrat-Gazette article


9) Phone Makers Could Cut Off Drivers. So Why Don't They
Link to New York Times article

10) US Transportation Command Outlines Cyber Strategy
Link to FCW article


11) Yellow Taxis Have New Weapon in Their War Again Uber: Gadgets
Link to The Verge article

12) Uber Teams with TripGo in Australia to Help You Make the Train
Link to Mashable article

13) Uber to Use Facial Recognition for Drivers Amid Safety Concerns
Link to The Hill article


14) Verizon Flexes Its Driverless Auto Muscles
Link to Detroit News article


15) SMART Considering Banning Talking on Cellphones Aboard Trains
Link to Press Democrat article

16) How a 'Smart' Public Transit System Can Better Serve Riders with Disabilities
Link to CityLab article


17) HERE, Automakers Team Up to Share Data on Traffic Conditions
Link to Reuters article
Link to news release

18) Ghana, Togo Presidents Visit New York City Traffic Management Center
Link to YEN article

19) Toronto Mayor Unveils Plan to Ease Congestion at 10 Traffic Hot Spots
Link to Toronto Star article


20) US Guidelines on Self-Driving Cars Get Good Reception on G-7
Link to AP article

21) Renault, Nissan Partner with Microsoft for Connected Car Technology
Link to Reuters article
Link to news release

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