Monday, November 21, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, November 21, 2016 – Cranford, New Jersey

Eberle Design Inc.’s Model 242L DC Isolator Exceeds Caltrans Requirements

For over 36 years Eberle Design Inc. (EDI), has provided technicians and engineers with reliable, high quality mission critical component products that improve the performance and lifecycle of traffic control systems. The Model 242L DC Isolator meets and exceeds all requirements of Caltrans QPL, TSCES January 1989 and Caltrans QPL, TEES March 2009 plus Errata #2 (December 2014). The Model 242L is powered by the cabinet 24VDC and is backward compatible with the Model 242. Jumpers for 100 millisecond minimum pulse output and input polarity are provided. To learn more about EDI’s Model 242L DC Isolator, contact EDI Sales Director Jon Muilenberg at


1) Jamaica Plans Multibillion-Dollar Upgrade for Airport Communication and Navigation Systems
Link to Jamaica Gleaner article


2) UK Report: Speed Cameras Cause 'Dangerous Braking Black-Spots'
Link to Daily Mail article

3) Iowa Speed Cameras Nab Thousands of Out-of-State Drivers
Link to Des Moines Register article

4) Harahan, Louisiana Mayor Vetoes Speed-Camera Law
Link to Times-Picayune article


5) Streamlining Tolls and Weigh Stations
Link to Transport Topics article


6) New Jersey Turnpike Authority Uses Technology to Help Manage Two of the Busiest Highways in America
Link to Transportation Radio interview

7) Mobility Rush 8
Link to ITS America newsletter


8) Illinois, Iowa, Missouri DOT Leaders Say Technology Drives Transport Development
Link to Herald-Whig article

9) Iowa DOT Improves Accountability in the Construction Process with eTicketing for Concrete Loads
Link to Transportation Matters for Iowa blog


10) New Hampshire DOT Places Moratorium on Installing Rumble Strips; Outreach Issues Cited
Link to New Hampshire Union Leader article


11) Minnesota DOT Tries Lighter Tone with Safety Messages
Link to Star Tribune article

12) Why Are All the Messages on Colorado DOT Signs So Depressing?
Link to KMGH-TV story


13) App in Düsseldorf, Germany Gives Free Transit Rides in Return for Watching Ads
Link to City Lab article

14) Transport for London to Track Commuters Using Wi-Fi
Link to Evening Standard article

15) Central Ohio Transit Authority to Provide Free Wi-Fi to Riders Early Next Year
Link to Columbus Dispatch article

16) Group Says Bus Information Signs in Leicester, UK 'Don't Work Properly'
Link to Leicester Mercury article


17) Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition Monitors Roads as Winter Arrives
Link to WGRZ-TV story

18) Do Those Dynamic Message Signs Above Highways Speed Us Up or Slow Us Down?
Link to Washington Post column


19) Tesla Shows What Its Self-Driving Cars See While On the Road
Link to The Verge article

20) BMW, Baidu Joint Project on Self-Driving Cars Breaks Down
Link to Reuters article

21) Why We Must Now Grapple with the Distant Future of Driverless Cars
Link to commentary in Macleans
Link to report

22) How the Convergence of Automotive and Tech Will Create a New Ecosystem
Link to McKinsey & Company blog

News Releases

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