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COTA E-News

Monday, January 27, 2014.

Vol. 43-2014-01-27

Dear COTA Members and Friends:

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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


Development of new generation of ITS system
http://www.cpsits.com/yaowen/201401/32378.html

Automotive Electronics, Reviewing and Forecasting
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=48&id=30895

Competition for Intelligent Transportation: battle just begins between IT and automotive industry
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=48&id=30911

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

Question for Beijing: Public transportation system scales No. 1 around the world, still failed to satisfy the demand.
http://www.cpsits.com/yaowen/201401/32685.html

Future development of intelligent parking system in China
http://www.cpsits.com/zntc/201401/32705.html

What a Transportation Revolution in China Looks Like
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/transportation-revolution-in-china/#!

North America

T3 Webinar: Educating Students for ITS Careers: Are Universities Meeting the Challenge? - February 6, 2014.
http://www.pcb.its.dot.gov/t3/s140206_univ.asp

Integrated Corridor Management Symposium, Dallas, Texas, February 25-26, 2014
http://www.itsa.org/events/symposia-series/integrated-corridor-management-symposium

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=

ITS 3C Summit, -- Mobile, Alabama, September 14-17, 2014.
http://www.its3csummit.com/

Call for Abstracts: Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum. -- June 17 – 19, 2014.
http://www.westernstatesforum.org/CurrentForum/Abstracts/Default.html




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

TAC Foundation scholarships - Application deadline - February 17, 2014.
http://tac-atc.ca/en/about-us/tac-foundation/scholarships#!

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/


RFP: IDEA Program Announcement 2014: Funding Proposals Now Being Accepted
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/170153.aspx
TRB’s Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) annual program announcement solicits funding proposals for the upcoming review cycles. The announcement explains the IDEA programs, describes the types of eligible projects and their funding structures, suggests general areas for which IDEA proposals can be submitted, and provides guidelines and forms for submitting proposals.

A lot on the table at TRB '14
http://www.dot.gov/fastlane/lot-table-trb-14



Remove Barriers to Tolling, IBTTA Asks U.S. House Committee
http://blog.ibtta.org/2014/01/16/remove-barriers-to-tolling-ibtta-asks-u-s-house-committee/




Where Pedestrians Cross the Roadway
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/13099/13099.pdf
The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released a tech brief that describes research about environmental influences on where and when pedestrians cross the roadways.

U.S. misses deadlines on connected vehicle, automatic braking
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20140102/AUTO01/301020112

For Bus Riders, Real-Time Arrival Data Is More Important Than Better Service
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2014/01/why-technology-forever-changing-psychology-waiting-bus/8158/









Weigh in on Oakland's Telegraph Ave Complete Street Survey
https://www.ebbc.org/telegraph


Study of vehicle emissions at U.S.-Mexico border to determine impact on Imperial Valley air quality
http://www.ivpressonline.com/news/local/study-of-vehicle-emissions-at-u-s--mexico-border/article_5fe02d7a-7f40-11e3-9cdf-0019bb30f31a.html#!

Michigan Tech Researches Feasibility of Drone Use in Transportation
http://www.mtu.edu/news/stories/2014/january/story101102.html

Cloud-based analytics keeps Montreal's buses full and ridership growing
http://gcn.com/Articles/2014/01/17/Montreal-Metro.aspx?Page=1


L.A. ditches traffic jams: A Hollywood renaissance for walking and biking
http://www.salon.com/2014/01/11/l_a_ditches_traffic_jams_a_hollywood_renaissance_for_walking_and_biking/



Snyder announces U-M partnership to speed connected, autonomous vehicles
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20140114/AUTO04/301140133?goback=.gde_3794745_member_5829221420973985794#!

Driverless cars: everything you need to know about self-driving vehicles
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/car-news/85183/driverless-cars-everything-you-need-know-about-self-driving-vehicles

The Streetlight of the Future Will Do So Much More Than Light Your Street
http://m.theatlanticcities.com/technology/2013/03/streetlight-future-will-do-so-much-more-light-your-street/4958/




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/#!





Transport for London uses Google Maps to help people navigate the city’s transit systems
http://googleenterprise.blogspot.ca/2014/01/transport-for-london-uses-google-maps.html


Public Consultation – Provision of EU-Wide Real-Time Traffic Information Services – European Commission
http://ec.europa.eu/transport/themes/its/consultations/2014-03-14-rtti_en.htm

No excuse to be late! Calculate the length of your London commute in bad weather with this new formula
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2539769/No-excuse-late-Formula-reveals-extra-time-journeys-heavy-rain-snow.html




Cars pinpoint pedestrians: Cell phones as life savers
http://www.tum.de/en/about-tum/news/press-releases/short/article/31294/

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

Australia & New Zealand

13th ITS Asia Pacific Forum 2014, -- Auckland, New Zealand, April, 28 - 30, 2014.
http://www.itsasiapacificforum2014.co.nz/?goback=.gna_85595.gde_85595_member_5831592417442152449#!

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

Asia



COTA Community


2013 Eric Pas Dissertation Prize in Travel Behaviour Research.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2014/2013_EricPas_DissertationPrize_Call-for-Submissions.pdf

Career Opportunities

Faculty Job in China - Southweat Jiao Tong University.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2014/swjtu_01_2014.pdf

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

Faculty Job in China: Beijing University of Technology.
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

COTA Call for Paticipation

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