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Monday, January 26, 2015

Vol. 69-2015-01-26

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COTA in action

COTA launched membership on-line registration website
http://member.cota-home.org

COTA Community


Shanghai Jiaotong University 2015 Recruiting Announcement
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2015/SJTU_EN.pdf|Chinese Version

ChangAn University 2015 Recruiting Announcement
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2014/ChanganUniv.pdf|Project List

Xian Jiaotong University 2015 Recruiting Announcement
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Activities/2014/XianJiaoDa.pdf|Application Form

Tongji University 2015 Recruiting Announcement
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Activities/2014/Tonji_20141223.pdf

Beijing Jiaotong University 2015 Recruiting Announcement
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Activities/2014/BJTU_TRB_2015.pdf

14THWORLD CONFERENCE ON TRANSPORT RESEARCH SHANGHAI (CHINA), 10-15 JULY 2016
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Announcements/2015/WCTR2016 Call for Abstracts 2014-12-13 FINAL2.pdf

Call for papers: Special Issue on modelling, calibrating, and validating car following and lane changing behaviour
http://www.journals.elsevier.com/transportation-research-part-c-emerging-technologies/call-for-papers/special-issue-on-modelling-calibrating-and-validating-car/

Call for papers: Special Issue in Accident Analysis & Prevention (Topic: Traffic Safety in China: Challenges and Countermeasures)
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Announcements/2014/AAP.SpecialIssue.pdf

Call for Abstracts: New Urbanization: Smart Growth and Sustainable Development - The 9th International Association for China Planning (IACP) Conference Chongqing, China, June 19-21, 2015
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Announcements/2014/2015 IACP CFA.pdf

China in Development

2015 Intertraffic China, Shanghai, March 31 - April 2, 2015.
http://www.china-its.org/

14th ITS Asia Pacific Forum, -- Nanjing, Jiangsu, April 27 - 29, 2015.
http://www.itsap2015.cn/index.php?classid=7188

2015 Shanghai International Command and Control Technology and Equipment Exhibition, -- Shanghai, June 10 - 12, 2015.
http://www.shcctexpo.com/

2015 ITS Expro. (Shenzhen), -- Shenzhen, June 14 - 26, 2015.
http://www.its-expo.com/index.php?lang=cn

2015 fifth session of Asia (Beijing) International Intelligent Traffic and road safety exhibition, -- Beijing, June 16 - 18, 2015.
http://www.zhinengjiaotong.com/exhibit/show-641.html

CPSE 2015 - the 15th China Public Security Expro, -- Shenzhen, October 31 - November 1, 2015
http://www.its-expo.com/index.php



Analysis of 2015 ITS opportunities and challenges in China
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=64&id=45545

2013 - 2014 China Front Vehicle Navigation Market Research Report
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=64&id=45796

2015 - Intelligent highway is chaning China
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=51&id=45753

Multiple sensors and video technologies integration and applications
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=4&id=45870

Two major barriers of intelligent parking
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=34&id=45922

Future of connected vehicle: need to deal with more software bugs
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=50&id=45920

ITS industry (in China) will gain rapid development with imaged capital chasing
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=64&id=45681

Who will be the winner within ITS Industry in China
http://www.21its.com/shuju/hangyebaodao/2014-11-11/37968.html

Status of vehicle enctronic identification marketing in China
http://www.21its.com/shuju/hangyebaodao/2014-12-01/38569.html

Status of ETC product & application marketing in China
http://www.21its.com/shuju/hangyebaodao/2014-12-01/38570.html

MOT: Nationwide internetworking of public transit card
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_153312.shtml

Shenzhen: "Big Data" helps traffic enforcement efforts
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=3&id=46353


ITS114 - 10 featured ITS enterpise in China
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=171&id=46001

Statusand trend of public security system integrators in China
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=171&id=46158

The impact of "Taxi App" in Beijing
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=66&id=46006

MOT: reasonable controlling the growth of private vehicles and encouraging public transportation
http://www.zhinengjiaotong.com/news/show-461579.html

Reviewing of 2014 ITS Marketing
http://www.cpsits.com/toutiao/201501/36333.html

Parking payment, where it should go?
http://www.cpsits.com/zntc/201501/36331.html

Survey on taxi taken: calling for open market
http://www.zhinengjiaotong.com/news/show-461567.html


Erroneous Traffic Signs Bewilder Locals
http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/01/22/3981s862991.htm

North America

Call for papers: ITS America 25th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, February 6, 2015
http://itswc.confex.com/itswc/AM2015/cfp.cgi

Call for papers: 2015 National Rural ITS Conference, Deadline for Submissions: February 13, 2015
http://fs18.formsite.com/MeetingsNorthwest/nrits-abstract-form/index.html

Automotive Cyber Security Summit, -- Detroit, MI, March 30 - April 01, 2015.
http://www.automotivecybersecurity.com/

Solicitation: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, -- Deadline, March 9, 2015.
http://www.volpe.dot.gov/work-with-us/small-business-innovation-research/solicitation-now-open

Call for Presentations and Poster: First International Conference on Surface Transportation System Resilience to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Event, -- Washington, D.C., September 16 - 18, 2015.
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/Onlinepubs/Conferences/2015/ClimateChange/CallforPresentations.pdf

Call for Submissions: Transportation Association of Canada(TAC) Annual Meeting, -- Charlottetown, PEI, September 27 - 30, 2015.
http://tac-atc.ca/en/call-papers



Call for paper: IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2015, -- Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 15 – 18 September 2015.
http://www.itsc2015.org/content/cfp

Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Plan to Add Two Automatic Emergency Braking Systems to Recommended Vehicle Advanced Technology Features
http://www.nhtsa.gov/About+NHTSA/Press+Releases/NHTSA-sets-AEB-plans,-highlights-lives-saved-repoot

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2.47 Million for Innovative Projects in Maine, Pennsylvania and Washington
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/pressroom/fhwa1503.cfm




FMCSA to Award $30 Million in State Grants to Advance Real-Time Safety Technologies
http://www.dot.gov/briefing-room/fmcsa-award-30-million-state-grants-advance-real-time-safety-technologies



Improving Transit Integration Among Multiple Providers, Volume I: Transit Integration Manual
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/171934.aspx#.VL64bBX7GWU.linkedin
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 173: Improving Transit Integration Among Multiple Providers, Volume I: Transit Integration Manual provides guidelines and procedures to assist transit agencies in evaluating, planning, and implementing steps to integrate transit services in areas with multiple transit providers.


Automated Vehicles: The Coming of the Next Disruptive Technolog
http://www.cavcoe.com/articles/AV_rpt_2015-01.pdf





Texting Pedestrians at Greater Risk of Injury, Study Finds
http://ohsonline.com/articles/2015/01/16/texting-pedestrians-at-greater-risk-of-injury.aspx


I-95 Corridor Coalition Selects TomTom as a Preferred Provider of Real-Time Traffic Information
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12441028.htm

Elon Musk plans to build Hyperloop test track
http://www.cnet.com/news/elon-musk-plans-to-build-hyperloop-test-track/


Press Release: Smart City Traffic Systems to Reduce Congestion for over 700M Drivers by 2019, According to Juniper Research
http://www.juniperresearch.com/viewpressrelease.php?pr=497







Traffic lights on your windshield could get you home faster
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/01/14/tech/virtual-traffic-lights-windshield/




Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Technology Industry Awareness Driven by Driverless Cars; DSRC to be Challenged by 5G in the Next Decade
https://www.abiresearch.com/press/vehicle-to-vehicle-communication-technology-indust




Traffic lights on your windshield could get you home faster
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/01/14/tech/virtual-traffic-lights-windshield/

U-M says 32-acre automated, connected vehicle test city will be operational by spring
http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2015/01/university_of_michigan_says_32.html

Verizon intros Verizon Vehicle, its answer to old, unconnected cars
http://www.zdnet.com/article/verizon-intros-verizon-vehicle-its-answer-to-old-unconnected-cars/

GM open to working with Google on self-driving car technology
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/gm-open-working-google-self-234346612.html

Honda’s new lane changing technology predicts drivers’ behaviour
http://eandt.theiet.org/news/2015/jan/honda-cruise-control.cfm

Europe

Future Travel Experience Europe 2015, -- London, February 2 - 4 , 2015.
http://www.futuretravelexperience.com/fte-europe/

‘Smart Cities’ – Exhibition and Conference for South - East Europe, -- Sofia, March 11 – 13, 2015
http://viaexpo.com/en/pages/smart-cities

Call for papers: 4th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, -- Copenhagen, Denmark, September 9 - 11 2015.
http://www.heart2015.transport.dtu.dk/Call-for-Papers

Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 2015, -- Stuttgart, Germany, June, 17 - 18, 2015.
http://ukipmemail.com/interface/external_view_email.php?B92727647697945213238416502613

18th EURO Working Group on Transportation, Delft, The Netherlands, July, 14 – 16 2015.
http://us9.campaign-archive2.com/?u=ed304281ad71e45d34fcf1334&id=648663c7ab&e=81aba6cc03

Call for paper: 22nd ITS World Congress, Bordeaux, France, October 5 - 9, 2015.
http://www.itsworldcongress.com/bordeaux-2015/




'Poor' British Transport Police data 'risks safety'
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-30847519






Galileo Service Interruption Planned for System Upgrade
http://gpsworld.com/galileo-service-interruption-planned-for-system-upgrade/


UK: JLR's 'Bike Sense' technology to help prevent cycling accidents
http://www.just-auto.com/news/jlrs-bike-sense-technology-to-help-prevent-cycling-accidents_id154809.aspx

Moscow to track cell-phone users in 2015, to aid traffic analysis
http://thestack.com/moscow-tracks-cell-phone-users-traffic-analysis-200115

London’s airports leading the charge on passenger experience improvements
http://www.futuretravelexperience.com/2015/01/londons-airports-leading-charge-passenger-experience-improvements/#




Australia & New Zealand

Call for Demonstrations: 23rd ITS World Congress
http://www.itsworldcongress2016.com/demonstrations

Australian emergency services seek phone GPS access
http://www.zdnet.com/article/australian-emergency-services-seek-phone-gps-access/


New website launched to report road conditions
http://dpti.sa.gov.au/newconnections/news/?a=154727

Middle East

ITS Forum UAE, -- Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 22 - 25, 2015.
http://www.itsroadsafetyuae.com/

Abu Dhabi pedestrians risking their lives on roads rather than using bridge crossings
http://www.thenational.ae/uae/transport/abu-dhabi-pedestrians-risking-their-lives-on-roads-rather-than-using-bridge-crossings

Asia



3rd Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India (3rd CTRG), -- Kolkata, India, December 17 - 20, 2015
http://www.trgindia.org/trg_conference_2015/

Career Opportunities

Faculty job in US: Traffic Engineering(focus in autonomous vehicles), Transportation Engineering, Texas A&M University
https://www.tamengineeringjobs.com/postings/85

Research Assistance Opportunity in US: Texas A&M University
http://engineering.tamu.edu/media/2052700/research-assistantship-opportunities.pdf

Faculty job in US: tenure-tracked faculty position, Transportation Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
http://www.csupomona.edu/~faculty-affairs/open-positions/college-unit/eg/ENG_CE_TRANS.shtml

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