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COTA E-News

Monday, January 13, 2014.

Vol. 42-2014-01-13

Dear COTA Members and Friends:

The "COTA E-News" is intended to enhance the communications among overseas transportation professionals and their counterparts in China, and promote the networking and collaboration among COTA members and friends. Your support and feedbacks are warmly welcome and highly appreciated!

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COTA in action

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http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2WTHXWS

COTA activities during TRB.
17th COTA Annual Winter Symposium - Transportation in the Context of Rapid Urbanization
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Conference/Symposium_2014/COTA%20Flyer_17th%20Winter%20Symposium%20&%20Reception.pdf
Sunday, January 12, 2014, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Cardozo, Hilton.
COTA will continue the traditional winter symposium for providing a platform for knowledge exchange and professional networking. Highly recognized professors and researchers from China and the U.S. will get together to discuss critical transportation issues and solutions in China. Coffee break is scheduled for networking opportunity. All is welcome.
COTA Annual Reception at the TRB 93rd Annual Meeting.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Conference/COTA_TRB_2014/cota-4.pdf
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 6:30PM - 9:00PM, PING PONG DIM SUM, 1 Dupont Cir NW, Washington, DC. Tel: 202-293-1268.
Everyone is welcomed to join the great networking opportunity to meet COTA members and friends all around the world!

China in Development

2014 ITSMRS (ITS Market Seminar), Beijing, China -- Feburary 25, 2014.
http://www.tranbbs.com/special/ITSMRS2014/

The 7th Asia (Beijing) International Content Networking Exhibition, -- Beijing, China, March 4 - 6, 2014.
http://www.wlwexpo.net/

CITS 2014, -- Shaghai, China, April 10 - 12, 2014.
http://www.cnena.com/showroom/bencandy-htm-fid-8-id-9131.html

10th Metro World Summit 2014, -- Shanghai, April 17 - 18, 2014.
http://www.cdmc.org.cn/2014/mws/cn/

The 10th China International Rail Transit Technology Exhibition (CRTS China 2014), -- Beijing, May 5 - 7, 2014.
http://www.crtschina.com/

Xi'an Intelligent traffic safety technology & Application Exhibition 2014, -- Xi'an, May 9 - 11, 2014.
http://www.xajtz.com/

2014 Intertraffic China, Beijing, May 13 - 15, 2014.
http://www.intertrafficchina.com/

China (Beijing) International Intelligent Traffic Industry Expo, -- Beijing, May 26 - 28, 2014.
http://www.chinaits.org.cn/

China International Internet of Things Technologies and Application Exhibition 2014, -- Shenzhen, August 14 - 16, 2014.
http://www.iotexpo.com.cn/

Metro Expro 2014, -- Guangzhou, August 23 - 25, 2014.
http://www.cnykon.com/eshow.asp?id=22

Media Reviewing: 2013 China ITS Annual Meeting
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=64&id=30338

The markeing scale of urban rail transit's traffic information will reach trillion in 2014.
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_129139.shtml


Beijing: studing congestion price policies and implementing in 2015 as the fastest.
http://www.cpsits.com/bencandy/376/21347/

US media: nightmare of china's urbanization - traffic congestion
http://www.cpsits.com/bencandy/323/21268/


Analysis and choice of 7 typical commercial modes of intelligent city (in China).
http://www.tranbbs.com/Advisory/ITS/Advisory_129355.shtml

How to chose and participate transportation related exhibitions & Forums (in China)
http://www.tranbbs.com/renwu/dhl/renwu_129364.shtml


China's satellite network aims for 'centimeters' accuracy
http://www.zdnet.com/cn/chinas-satellite-network-aims-for-centimeters-accuracy-7000024668/

North America

2014 National Rural ITS Conference . ITS Heartland Annual Meeting, -- Branson, Missouri, August 24 - 27, 2014.
http://nritsconference.org/downloads/14documents/CallForAbstracts_NRITS2014.pdf

Call For Papers: TRB Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics Committee (AHB45) 2014 Summer Meeting -- Portland, Oregon USA August, 11-13, 2014
http://www.tft.pdx.edu/tft50/tft50.htm


Innovations in Travel Demand Forecasting, -- Baltimore, MD, April 27 - 30, 2014
http://www.cvent.com/events/innovations-in-travel-demand-forecasting/event-summary-477f7b8596454859ac120f90d9ebc56c.aspx

2014 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, -- Detroit, Michigan, September 7-11, 2014.
http://itsworldcongress.org/#!

IBTTA 82nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition, -- Austin, Texas, September 13 - 17 2014.
http://www.ibtta.org/Events/EventDetail3.cfm?ItemNumber=6640&RDtoken=254&userID=

Scholarship Information - Intelligent Transportation Society of Pennsylvania (ITSPA)
http://itspennsylvania.com/Default.aspx?tabid=112

2nd Annual Cameron Rian Hays Competition for Outside-the-Box Transportation Business and Policy Innovations!
http://yptransportation.org/2013/12/19/got-some-great-innovative-ideas-2nd-annual-outside-the-box-transportation-innovations-competition-w-17-5k-prize-purse-now-open/

Fed May Require Cars to Talk to Each Other to Avoid Crashes
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/feds-require-cars-talk-avoid-crashes/story?id=21385048



Real-Time Prediction of Vehicle Locations in a Connected Vehicle Environment
http://www.virginiadot.org/vtrc/main/online_reports/pdf/14-R4.pdf
The Virginia Department of Transportation has released a report that develops and investigates techniques that can be used to estimate positions of unequipped vehicles based on behaviors of equipped vehicles.

Criteria for the Selection and Application of Advanced Traffic Signal Systems
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TD/TP_RES/docs/Reports/2013/SPR729_AdvancedTrafficSignals.pdf
The Oregon Department of Transportation has released a report that evaluates the performance and use of individual features of advanced traffic signal control systems.

Developing Emerging Transportation Technologies in Texas
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6803-1.pdf
The Center for Transportation Research at the University of Texas at Austin has released a report that examines innovative transportation technologies that could be used to achieve cost savings, reduce traffic congestion, enhance safety, and increase economic productivity.

Integration of Travel Demand Models with Operational Analysis Tools
http://www.virginiadot.org/vtrc/main/online_reports/pdf/14-r5.pdf
The Virginia Department of Transportation has released a report that recommends methods for obtaining input data for operational analysis tools that operate as post-processors to travel demand models.

The Bike-Share Planning Guide
http://www.itdp.org/documents/ITDP_Bike_Share_Planning_Guide.pdf
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy has released a guide to help cities that are planning and implementing a bike share program.

Transit Utilization and Traffic Congestion: Is There a Connection?
http://reason.org/files/transit_utilization_traffic_congestion.pdf
The Reason Foundation has released a report that analyzes the 74 largest urbanized areas in the United States over 26 years in order to consider whether increasing transit utilization reduces urban traffic congestion.

In-Car Location-Based Services: Companies Are Taking Steps to Protect Privacy, but Some Risks May Not Be Clear to Consumers
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-81


New England Journal of Medicine study: Virginia Tech researchers find novice teen drivers easily fall into distraction, accidents
http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/01/010214-vtti-nejm.html

Trucks and Cities Are Like Oil and Water. Is There a Solution?
http://dc.streetsblog.org/2014/01/09/trucks-and-cities-are-like-oil-and-water-heres-a-solution/





Self-driving vehicles offer potential benefits, policy challenges for lawmakers
http://www.sciencecodex.com/selfdriving_vehicles_offer_potential_benefits_policy_challenges_for_lawmakers-125608



Europe

Call for Papers: European Transport Conference 2014, -- Frankfurt, Germany, September 29 - October 1, 2014.
http://etcproceedings.org/page/open/title/Call+for+papers

Intertraffic Amsterdam 2014, -- Amsterdam RAI, March 25 - 28 2014.
http://www.intertraffic.com/intertraffic-amsterdam/Pages/default.aspx

Expotraffic 2014, -- Moscow, Russia, May 14 - 16 2014.
http://expotraffic.com/

2014 Annual Summit - Transport for a Changing World, -- Leipzig, Germany, May 21 - 23, 2014.
http://2014.internationaltransportforum.org/awards

European Conference on Human Centred Design for ITS, -- Vienna, Austra, June 6 - 6, 2014.
http://conference2014.humanist-vce.eu/#!

Transports 2014 Publics - The European Mobility Exhibition, -- Paris, France, June 10 - 12, 2014.
http://www.transportspublics-expo.com/en?goback=.gna_1784344.gde_1784344_member_246267601

The 10th ITS European Congress, -- Helsinki, Finland, June 16 – 19 2014.
http://www.itsineurope.com/its10/

World Symposium on Transport and Land Use Research 2014, -- Delft, the Netherlands, June 24-27, 2014.
http://wstlur.org/symposium/2014/agenda/#!






Wirelessly charged electric buses set for Milton Keynes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25621426#!

Australia & New Zealand


Middle East


Seven deadly road safety problems plaguing the UAE and steps needed in 2014 to end carnage
http://www.thenational.ae/uae/transport/seven-deadly-road-safety-problems-plaguing-the-uae-and-steps-needed-in-2014-to-end-carnage

Career Opportunities

Faculty Job in China: Faculty Positions in Transportation Engineering - Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2014/ShanghaiJU_TRB.pdf

Faculty Job in China: Faculty Positions in Transportation and Logistics - Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2014/Binder1.pdf

Faculty Job in China: Beijing University of Technology (Interviewing during TRB).
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2014/BJUT_20131230.pdf


Faculty Job in US: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track - The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Irvine.
https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02203

Job in China: Wuhan University of Technology, (Interviewing during TRB).
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2014/WHUT_01_2014.pdf

Faculty Job in China: Beijing Jiaotong University, 2014 US recruitment session at Washington DC (during TRB).
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2014/BJTU.pdf

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