Lane Latto

The Impact of Positive Train Control

October 2013 – Significant progress toward implementing PTC is being made as US railroads collaborate with federal regulators and suppliers in order to meet a 2015 deadline enacted by the US Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008.

Intelligent Transport Systems Sensor Technology for the Smart Roadside

April 2, 2013 – The main focus of the ITS strategy is aimed at reducing travel time; easing delays and congestion; improving safety; and reducing pollutant emissions without the need for new roadway construction. ITS strategies that contain electronic surveillance, communications, and traffic analysis and control technologies bring about benefits to transportation system users and managers. Lane Latto looks at how these initiatives will affect the connector industry.

European Train Control Systems Gone Global

February 19, 2013 – Although the on-board systems in railway transportation applications represent high-volume, complex interconnect opportunities, it is important to address the basic building block of the ERMTS system, which begins with trackside collection of data.

A Peek Under The High-Speed Hood

August 2012 -What new developments are coming up in high-speed train design, and what role will cable and interconnect devices play? Here’s a look inside this fast-moving market.