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Monday, January 26, 2015

Vol. 69-2015-01-26

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COTA launched membership on-line registration website

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Shanghai Jiaotong University 2015 Recruiting Announcement|Chinese Version

ChangAn University 2015 Recruiting Announcement|Project List

Xian Jiaotong University 2015 Recruiting Announcement|Application Form

Tongji University 2015 Recruiting Announcement

Beijing Jiaotong University 2015 Recruiting Announcement


Call for papers: Special Issue on modelling, calibrating, and validating car following and lane changing behaviour

Call for papers: Special Issue in Accident Analysis & Prevention (Topic: Traffic Safety in China: Challenges and Countermeasures)

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 IACP CFA.pdf

China in Development

2015 Intertraffic China, Shanghai, March 31 - April 2, 2015.

14th ITS Asia Pacific Forum, -- Nanjing, Jiangsu, April 27 - 29, 2015.

2015 Shanghai International Command and Control Technology and Equipment Exhibition, -- Shanghai, June 10 - 12, 2015.

2015 ITS Expro. (Shenzhen), -- Shenzhen, June 14 - 26, 2015.

2015 fifth session of Asia (Beijing) International Intelligent Traffic and road safety exhibition, -- Beijing, June 16 - 18, 2015.

CPSE 2015 - the 15th China Public Security Expro, -- Shenzhen, October 31 - November 1, 2015

Analysis of 2015 ITS opportunities and challenges in China

2013 - 2014 China Front Vehicle Navigation Market Research Report

2015 - Intelligent highway is chaning China

Multiple sensors and video technologies integration and applications

Two major barriers of intelligent parking

Future of connected vehicle: need to deal with more software bugs

ITS industry (in China) will gain rapid development with imaged capital chasing

Who will be the winner within ITS Industry in China

Status of vehicle enctronic identification marketing in China

Status of ETC product & application marketing in China

MOT: Nationwide internetworking of public transit card

Shenzhen: "Big Data" helps traffic enforcement efforts

ITS114 - 10 featured ITS enterpise in China

Statusand trend of public security system integrators in China

The impact of "Taxi App" in Beijing

MOT: reasonable controlling the growth of private vehicles and encouraging public transportation

Reviewing of 2014 ITS Marketing

Parking payment, where it should go?

Survey on taxi taken: calling for open market

Erroneous Traffic Signs Bewilder Locals

North America

Call for papers: ITS America 25th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, February 6, 2015

Call for papers: 2015 National Rural ITS Conference, Deadline for Submissions: February 13, 2015

Automotive Cyber Security Summit, -- Detroit, MI, March 30 - April 01, 2015.

Solicitation: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, -- Deadline, March 9, 2015.

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.

Call for Submissions: Transportation Association of Canada(TAC) Annual Meeting, -- Charlottetown, PEI, September 27 - 30, 2015.

Call for paper: IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2015, -- Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 15 – 18 September 2015.

Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Plan to Add Two Automatic Emergency Braking Systems to Recommended Vehicle Advanced Technology Features,-highlights-lives-saved-repoot

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2.47 Million for Innovative Projects in Maine, Pennsylvania and Washington

FMCSA to Award $30 Million in State Grants to Advance Real-Time Safety Technologies

Improving Transit Integration Among Multiple Providers, Volume I: Transit Integration Manual
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

Texting Pedestrians at Greater Risk of Injury, Study Finds

I-95 Corridor Coalition Selects TomTom as a Preferred Provider of Real-Time Traffic Information

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

Traffic lights on your windshield could get you home faster

Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Technology Industry Awareness Driven by Driverless Cars; DSRC to be Challenged by 5G in the Next Decade

Traffic lights on your windshield could get you home faster

U-M says 32-acre automated, connected vehicle test city will be operational by spring

Verizon intros Verizon Vehicle, its answer to old, unconnected cars

GM open to working with Google on self-driving car technology

Honda’s new lane changing technology predicts drivers’ behaviour


Future Travel Experience Europe 2015, -- London, February 2 - 4 , 2015.

‘Smart Cities’ – Exhibition and Conference for South - East Europe, -- Sofia, March 11 – 13, 2015

Call for papers: 4th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, -- Copenhagen, Denmark, September 9 - 11 2015.

Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 2015, -- Stuttgart, Germany, June, 17 - 18, 2015.

18th EURO Working Group on Transportation, Delft, The Netherlands, July, 14 – 16 2015.

Call for paper: 22nd ITS World Congress, Bordeaux, France, October 5 - 9, 2015.

'Poor' British Transport Police data 'risks safety'

Galileo Service Interruption Planned for System Upgrade

UK: JLR's 'Bike Sense' technology to help prevent cycling accidents

Moscow to track cell-phone users in 2015, to aid traffic analysis

London’s airports leading the charge on passenger experience improvements

Australia & New Zealand

Call for Demonstrations: 23rd ITS World Congress

Australian emergency services seek phone GPS access

New website launched to report road conditions

Middle East

ITS Forum UAE, -- Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 22 - 25, 2015.

Abu Dhabi pedestrians risking their lives on roads rather than using bridge crossings


3rd Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India (3rd CTRG), -- Kolkata, India, December 17 - 20, 2015

Career Opportunities

Faculty job in US: Traffic Engineering(focus in autonomous vehicles), Transportation Engineering, Texas A&M University

Research Assistance Opportunity in US: Texas A&M University

Faculty job in US: tenure-tracked faculty position, Transportation Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

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