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In This Issue - July 2017
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IRFInternational Road Federation Delivers Applied Knowledge 
at Intertraffic Istanbul
Road agencies across the world are quickening the pace of adoption of intelligent transport systems as an integral part of national transport infrastructure strategies. 

This was one of the key findings of a series of four workshops organized by the International Road Federation (IRF) in partnership with Intertraffic Istanbul on May 24-25, 2017. These workshops also served to introduce some of the courses taught by the IRF as part of its continuing education programs.
Dr. Bill Sowell, Vice President - Business Development at Eberle Design Inc. and Reno A&E, presented an executive overview of the latest developments in connected and cooperative vehicles, vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle communications, and the rise of disruptive technologies in transportation. Dr. Sowell also serves as Chair of the IRF Subcommittee on ITS Education .
"The rapid pace and ubiquity of ITS deployments require, more than ever, that policy makers, senior project managers, engineers and other technical professionals involved in the process be equipped with the knowledge and tools needed to leverage the full potential of these new applications," said Dr. Sowell.
To view Dr. Sowell's IRF presentation which was streamed live via Facebook, "Unleashing Roadway Analytics," click here .

ISOReno A&E Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Reno A&E (RAE) announces that it has achieved ISO recertification (ISO9001:2015 Standard) from Management Certification of North America (MCNA).  

We would like to thank our amazing team for their daily dedication to quality and service and to make customer satisfaction the main priority of this company.

Meeting the ISO 9001:2015 standards requires companies to perform quality audits of their systems and processes. From employee education to preventative maintenance, document maintenance, supplier management, and more, it ensures companies continually improve products, processes, and services. 

The 2015 requirements are more stringent than the 2008 standard, and focus more on the reduction of risk across all business departments. 

Intelligent Cabinet Interface to Traffic Equipment
A data and communications rich hardware platform that transforms legacy or isolated traffic cabinets into real-time traffic data reporting and count stations

The iCITE ® Data Aggregator DA-300® is a hardware platform that interfaces to traffic controllers, communications enabled detectors, and MMUs/CMUs at remote or networked intersections. The DA-300® can provide real-time intersection data to your existing ATMS data set, in addition to cabinet health and GPS-based time sync. It is able to generate critical intersection and cabinet status alarms and provide real-time notifications via SMS or e-mail. Easily installs in Type 170/2070, NEMA TS-1, TS-2, ITS or ATC style traffic cabinets. Simplified interface with EDI or Reno A&E MMUs/CMUs for data retrieval.

EDI iCITE® DA-300®

Reno A&E iCITE® DA-300®

In cooperation with any  iCITE Ready ™ data analytics partner, the DA-300® can provide turning movement counts, amber/red actuations, arrivals on red, detector failures, preemption details, communications and power failures/alerts, split and interval timing data, travel time and the Purdue Coordination Diagram (PCD), based upon Hi Resolution Data, all tailored to provide Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPM) via a Cloud-based user-friendly interface. Wi-Fi equipped and travel time ready.  
  • Data and communications rich hardware platform
  • Transforms legacy traffic cabinets into count stations
  • Easily interfaces with controllers and detectors
  • Safely retrieve critical data from an MMU/CMU
  • Add remote intersection data to your ATMS data set
  • Provides cabinet health and GPS based time sync
  • Internal battery back-up for critical alarm generation
  • Access remote intersections via 3G/4G/LTE cellular
  • Travel time ready via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth sensors
  • Interfaces with any iCITE Ready™ data analytics provider
Find more information on the DA-300® or watch the iCITE® DA-300® webinar here.

PLAReno A&E Introduces the PLA Series of Prefabricated Saw-Cut Loops 
for Access Control Applications

Reno A&E (RAE) is pleased to introduce the PLA Series of Prefabricated Saw-Cut Loops for access control applications. The ultra-lightweight PLA Series loops are extremely flexible even in cold temperature environments and are designed with Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE) insulation. The loops can be installed in 1/8 inch wide (0.32 cm) saw cuts or larger and eliminate the need to cut 45-degree relief corners which provides a longer life cycle of the roadway surface. This series of loops also incorporate a tinned 20 AWG, 4-conductor, stranded copper wire for corrosion resistance. 
The PLA Series of Prefabricated Saw-Cut Loops is the newest addition to RAE's product suite of prefabricated loops for saw-cut and direct burial applications. The PLB Series, a saw-cut and direct burial type, is designed for concrete, paver applications or asphalt applications with a sand or dirt barrier. The PLH Series, a direct burial type, is designed for cement or hot asphalt roadway applications. Properly installed, the PLA loops are guaranteed for 10 years.

For more information on RAE's new PLA Series of Prefabricated Saw-Cut Loops for Access Control Applications, contact Carl Zabel at or telephone +1.775.870.4499.

RecertAre Your Signal Monitors Compliant?

The Eberle Design Inc. (EDI) and Reno A&E (RAE) Signal Monitor Recertification and Repair Program helps ensure safe operation of traffic signals, reduces maintenance, and costs.
Signal Monitor Recertification MMUs, CMUs, and Conflict Monitors are mission critical electronics subjected to continuous operation in harsh environments. The equipment is exposed to a constant onslaught of heat, cold, moisture, insects, power surges, and other unforgiving conditions. 

EDI and RAE Signal Monitors are designed for those challenging environments. Performing factory recertification, following strict ISO9001 manufacturing test procedures, provides documented verification that your signal monitors meet the specified requirements with proper operation. The recertification program helps establish effective and proactive maintenance strategies in today's litigious world. The program has been developed to help agencies quickly, easily, and cost effectively, perform this necessary testing and certification task.

IMSASee You in Scottsdale for the IMSA Forum & Expo

Eberle Design Inc. (EDI) and Reno (A&E) will participate in the IMSA Forum & Expo, July 8-11, 2017 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. 

We'll feature advanced data aggregation, vehicle detection and signal monitor solutions in booth 701. EDI Chief Technology Officer Scott Evans and RAE Sales Manager Matt Zinn will deliver presentations on the Advanced Traffic Controller Cabinet and Bike Detection Utilizing Inductive Loops.  We'll also conduct a special product demonstration on Tuesday, July 11 from 10-10:30 a.m. in the Trailblazer Room, booth 213.

Complimentary Day Passes Available
With a complimentary IMSA Forum & Expo Day Pass, you will receive access to the Opening Ceremony, Exhibit Receptions, exhibit hall, and technical sessions. Just select the "Day Pass" option when you register at
For more information on the 2017 IMSA Forum & Expo, click here.

MontrealJoin Us in Montreal for the ITS World Congress 2017

We are excited to be a sponsor and exhibitor at the ITS World Congress 2017 in Montréal, October 29 to November 2, 2017 at the Palais des congres de Montreal's Viger Hall.  We hope to see you at our booth, too! Our iCITE® Data Aggregator DA-300® will be featured in booth 1701 along with other advanced vehicle detection and intersection safety monitoring solutions.  To register, go to .

July 8-11, 2017
Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona
Be Our Guest  - Register Online & Choose the "Day Pass" Option
Includes Admission to the Opening Ceremony, Technical Sessions & Exhibit Hall.
  • Booth #701
  • Scott Evans, Eberle Design Inc. Chief Technology Officer, "Advanced Traffic Controller Cabinet (ATCC) Overview," Sunday, July 9 from 8-9 a.m.
  • Matt Zinn, Reno A&E Sales Manager, "Loop Detection Installation and Configuration 101," Sunday, July 9, 9-9:50 a.m.; "Bike Detection Utilizing Inductive Loops," Tuesday, July 11 from 9-10 a.m.
July 30 - August 2, 2017
The Sheraton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Booth #302
  • Matt Zinn, Reno A&E Sales Manager. "Come Back with a Warrant: Traffic Control and Evidence-Based Safety for Bicycles," Wednesday, August 2, 8:30-10 a.m.
September 27-28, 2017
Mesa Convention Center in Mesa, Arizona

October 29-31, 2017
Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE
  • Dr. Bill Sowell, Vice President - Business Development, Eberle Design Inc. and Reno A&E. 
    • "Big Data as Key Enabler for Mobility Services and Smart Roads," Sunday, October 29, 1:30-3 p.m.
    • "Connected & Autonomous Vehicles: Is Our Road Network Ready?," Tuesday, October 31, 9-10:30 a.m.
October 29 - November 2, 2017
Palais des congres de Montreal in Montreal, Canada
  • Booth #1701
January 7-9, 2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC
  • Booth #625

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