Category Archives: News

Meeting / Training, November 8th, 2017

Save the day

Our next TSA Meeting is right around the corner! Please save the date! And RSVP (space is limited)!

  • When: Wednesday 11/8/17
  • Where: San Jose – Address to follow
  • Topic: ATSI Testing (TARP POINTS)

Information: Come join us for training on the ATSI tester! After completing this course, students will know how to operate the ATSI PCMT-8000 safely and correctly.

Who should take this course? Technicians or engineers who are involved in maintaining, installing or designing traffic signal control systems. (If you know someone that is not involved with TSA but would be interested in this course, please let us know)

Fee: Usually our meetings are free. Since there will be a certification received after completing this course, there is a fee associated. Please contact Janae Scott (925) 219-5767 or Robert Asuncion (408)717-2448 – for more information.


Hello TSA members.
See attached May 18 Newsletter
Also don’t forget to RSVP to our next meeting.


  • Map to meeting.
  • Where: City of South San Francisco Corp Yard
    550 N. Canal St.
    South San Francisco, CA , 94080
  • Wednesday May 18, 2016
  • Social Hour – 11:30AM
    Meeting Starts – 12:00PM- 1:00PM
  • Guest Speaker/ Topic: Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFB) presented by Carmanah and JAM Services

See you there!

February Newsletter And Meeting Notice

Happy 2016!  For our first meeting of 2016 — let’s make it a great one!

What:  TSA Meeting / Cabinet Training
When:  Wednesday, Feb 17 , 2016, 10:30AM
Where:  Prospect Silicon Valley – Traffic Signal Lab,
1608 Las Plumas Avenue, San Jose, CA 95133
Why:  Our quarterly meeting to get together, meet new members, get IMSA TARP points.

How:  Please RSVP via email and come to our meeting!


Thank you in advance to Western Systems for providing cabinet training, courtesy of Mr. Stewart Wilkerson and Mr. Tom Rivard.

Thank you in advance to PROSPECT SILICON VALLEY for providing an exciting venue.

At this meeting, not only will we be catching up on TSA Silicon Valley business, we will be learning and training on the newest TS2-1 controller cabinet, TARP training, and see and meet PROSPECT SILICON VALLEY.

See you there,

Your 2016 TSA Board – Silicon Valley Chapter

Janae Scott, President
Amber Abdullah, Vice President
David Mooso, Treasurer
Robert Asuncion, Secretary

TSA Newsletter 20160201

August 2015 News

Our next meeting is:

September 16th, 11:30 am
59 N 5th St
San Jose, California

Come and see the new City of San Jose Traffic Management Center.

The speaker will be Lilly Lim-Tsao with the City San Jose engineering staff. She will be showing us San Jose’s brand new Traffic Management Center.

Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Dave Mooso 408.866.2720

TSA September Newsletter 9-16-2015

Newsletter, June 2015

Next Meeting:

Date: June 17th
Time: 9:30am
Location: Santa Clara County yard 1505 Schallenberger Rd., San Jose, CA 95131

Refreshments will be provided.

Our TSA Officers are: Janae Scott President, Stewart Wilkerson VP, Kelly Escobar Treasurer, and Dave Mooso Secretary.


Our June 2015 newsletter as a PDF file.
The PDF Reader application here.

Minutes for February 18, 2015 meeting:

9:50am The TSA Meeting started by President Janae Scott. We did introductions, Dave Mooso read the minutes of the last meeting. Kelly Escobar gave the treasures report.
9:55am The speaker Mari Hunter from the City of San Francisco spoke about the work that the City of San Francisco is doing to make it safer for citizens to walk around the City through there Vision Zero project. Visit for more information.
10:30am President Janae Scott asked for ideas for future meetings. Members asked to hear about LED street lighting studies, anything new, getting IMSA tarp points for attending meetings, giving out prizes, signal cabinet training, have a speaker talk about LED street lights.
10:40am David from the City of South San Francisco asked for volunteers for the oral board that they will be having soon.
10:50am Meeting finished.

February Newsletter

Next Meeting:

Date: February 18th
Time: 9:30am
Location: South San Francisco, 550 North Canal Street

Refreshments will be provided.

Our Speakers will be Mari Hunter & Tom Maguire.

Vision Zero presentation will reflect San Francisco’s commitment to prioritizing street safety through engineering, enforcement, education, evaluation and policy to eliminate traffic deaths in San Francisco by 2024.

Our TSA Officers are: Janae Scott President, Stewart Wilkerson VP, Kelly Escobar Treasurer, and Dave Mooso Secretary.


• The Lodi Show is March 19th. Come see what is new in our industry

Job Announcement:

Maintenance Electrician

  • City of South Gate, 8650 California Ave, South Gate, CA 90280. (323) 357-5835
  • Open Recruitment
  • $3,998-$4,859 per month

Our February newsletter as a PDF file.
The PDF Reader application here.

Meeting Notice, October 22nd, 2014

Date: Oct. 22nd

Time: 9:30am

Location: Cupertino, City Corp. Yard, 10555 Mary Avenue

First Speaker will be from All Traffic Solutions manufactures radar speed displays on portable boards and trailers. There traffic safety products also include variable message signs.  The signs can be mounted on portable posts, trailer hitches, or permanent installed.

They offer 100% integrated cloud-based technology into their entire line of traffic calming signs and solutions that allow users to remotely manage their equipment from anywhere there is an internet connection.

The second speaker is Tim Sullivan from Advanced Traffic His topic is LED signal modules and the differences in the specs, MUTCD vs Caltrans. What spec should we use?

He also will talk a bit about latest Dialight 15 year module series.


Here is the October newsletter in PDF form: TSA Newsletter 20141022

Meeting Notice, July 23rd, 09:30

Date: July 23rd
Time: 9:30am
Location: Santa Clara County Yard- 1505 Schallenberger Road, San Jose, CA 95131

Refreshments will be provided

Two of our Speakers will be Tom Rivard and Stewart Wilkerson of Western Systems who will jointly be presenting the new, patent-pending P-Plus traffic signal cabinet designed and manufactured by Western Systems. This cabinet incorporates an integral Clary model SPLXN 1250 UPS system with batteries. The P-Plus traffic signal cabinet has the same footprint and physical size as a standard P-44 cabinet, yet it has a separate, isolated compartment for the batteries and also has a door-mounted port for connection to a generator. Additionally, Mr. Craig Bolden of Clary Corporation will be discussing power conditioning and UPS systems for traffic signals and central systems.

Here is a copy of the July newsletter.


Meeting Notice

Date: April 16th
Time: 10:30am
Location: Casa Lupe 2169 Winchester Blvd. Campbell, CA
Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP if you plan on attending:

Speaker, Jeff Pearson, will be presenting the new McCain signal ATC cabinet concept. “McCain Inc.’s ATC cabinet is designed from the best of existing standards and the latest technology, the cabinet’s built-in safety features and internal diagnostics increase overall operational efficiencies. This revolutionary design combines the best of existing standards with the latest technology. Compact, high density components as well as serial based I/O’s provide enhanced operations and extra space for equipment or storage. The cabinet architecture supports 120 VAC while also providing a migration path to 48 VDC.” It offers such benefits as Detects a dark approach through load current monitoring, Manages up to 120 detector inputs and 32-channel outputs, Offers increased functionality through compact high-density components, Safeguards against accidental contact per NEC, Enables migration to 48 VDC or ultra-low power LEDs, Provides continuous monitoring of FTR and flasher status, and Allows for hot swappable output assembly.