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Monday, February 10, 2014.

Vol. 44-2014-02-10

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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

Yearly Reviewing: 10 Major Events of 2013 ITS Industry in China
http://www.tranbbs.com/special/ITS_comments/

9 Fields were locked to promote major transportation and other infrastructure within this years western development plan
http://www.cpsits.com/yaowen/201402/32769.html

Beijing will invest 70 billion in transportation this year
http://www.cpsits.com/yaowen/201402/32745.html

Discussion on the future development trend of the intelligent parking in China
http://www.cpsits.com/zntc/201401/32705.html

Thinking serious regarding deeply investigation of traffic accident study caused by tarrfic disaster.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=64&id=30959

Intelligent Transportation in 2014 in China
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=64&id=31114

North America

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

014 Traffic Safety Conference, —- San Antonio, Texas, May 12 - 14, 2014.
http://tti.tamu.edu/group/cts/2014/01/21/2014-traffic-safety-conference-may-12-14/

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

Automated Vehicles Symposium 2014
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/conferences/2014/AutomatedVehicleSymposium2014.pdf
TRB is sponsoring the Automated Vehicles Symposium 2014 on July 15-17, 2014 in San Francisco, California. This symposium will focus on challenges and opportunities related to the increasing automation of motor vehicles as well as the environments in which they operate. The symposium will build on the 2012 and 2013 workshops on the state-of-the-art in road vehicle automation research and will explore automation developments that may affect the future of surface transportation and transportation organizations.

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/




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.

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Decision to Move Forward with Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Technology for Light Vehicles
http://www.nhtsa.gov/About+NHTSA/Press+Releases/2014/USDOT+to+Move+Forward+with+Vehicle-to-Vehicle+Communication+Technology+for+Light+Vehicles

Car Communication Systems To Be Required As U.S. Weighs Rules
http://unbonmotgroundswell.blogspot.ca/2014/02/car-communication-systems-to-be.html




GAO Report: Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technologies Expected to Offer Safety Benefits, but a Variety of Deployment Challenges Exist
http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/658709.pdf

Effectiveness of Work Zone Intelligent Transportation Systems
http://publications.iowa.gov/15989/1/IADOT_InTrans_TPF-5%28081%29_work-zone_ITS_effectiveness.pdf
The Iowa Department of Transportation has released a report that develops a uniform framework that can determine intelligent transportation system effectiveness for specific work zone projects.

Development of Tools for Facilitating Smart Travel Choices Through Real-Time Information
http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/research/researchreports/reports/2013/final_report_task_2169.pdf
The California Department of Transportation has released a report that documents the design and development of integrated multimodal traveler information systems for large metropolitan areas.

Innovator: January/February 2014
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/hfl/innovator/pdfs/issue40.pdf
The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released the latest issue of its Innovator newsletter, which is designed to help advance widespread implementation of innovations and technologies in the highway community and help chronicle a nationwide movement to improve the way highways are built.



Four reasons US business leaders want to import Danish-style cycling
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/reasons-business-leaders-danish-style-cycling?CMP=twt_gu

Congestion cured by cruise control? MIT researcher claims traffic woes could be cut without self-driving cars
http://www.nydailynews.com/autos/congestion-cured-cruise-control-mit-researcher-claims-solved-traffic-jams-article-1.1506996









The networked car is no longer just an idea; it will be mandated in future vehicles
http://gigaom.com/2014/02/03/the-networked-car-is-no-longer-just-an-idea-it-will-be-mandated-in-future-vehicles/




Europe

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/#!

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



London buses to become cashless this summer
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-26008726



An Inside Look at Exemplary Command Center at One of UK’s Airport Leaders
http://www.parking-net.com/parking-news/scheidt-bachmann-gmbh/exemplary-command-center


Will London’s parking sensors pass on user data when they park?
http://www.cbronline.com/news/will-londons-parking-sensors-pass-on-user-data-when-they-park-4170653

IEEE ITS SOCIETY NEWSLETTER, Vol. 16, No. 1 January 2014.
http://sites.ieee.org/itss/files/2014/01/v16n1January2014.pdf

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#!

Wireless technology aids Melbourne’s drivers during tunnel closures
http://thinkinghighways.com/latest-news/newsitem/?id=8450

Middle East

Asia


Bangalore Traffic Police - a new Android app for Bangalore’s road users
http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in/articles/bangalore-traffic-police-android-app

Career Opportunities

Job in China - Talent Recruitment for Civil Aviation University of China.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2014/Civil_Aviation_Univ_Recruitment_2014.pdf

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

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