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Monday, February 25, 2013.

Vol. 19-2013-02-25

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China in Development

Intertraffic China 2013; Connecting Innovation to Infrastructure -- Shanghai, China. March 4 - 6, 2013.

2013 International Highway Technology Summit -- Beijinghina April 16 - 18, 2013.

China International Urban Mass Transit Expro 2013 -- Guangzhou, China. May 9 - 11, 2013.

ITS Expro 2013 (Shenzhen) -- Shenzhen, China. May 28 - 30, 2013.

Rail+Metro China 2013 -- Shanghai, China. June 4 - 6, 2013.

2013 China (Guangzhou) Int'l Exhibition & Conference on Intelligent Transportation and Internet of Things -- Guangzhou, China. June 18 - 20, 2013.

The Tenth ACM International Workshop on VehiculAr Inter-NETworking, Systems, and Applications (ACM VANET 2013) -- Taipei, Taiwan. June 25, 2013.

CITP 2013 - the 5th International Intelligent Transportation and Parking Equiptment Exhibition -- Shanghai, China. June 25 - 27, 2013.

8th Metro World Summit 2013, -- Shanghai, China, September 10 - 13, 2013.

Beijing: Building more parking space this year.

North America

AERIS Fall/Winter 2012-13 Webinar Series Announcement.

ITE 2013 Technical Conference and Exhibit, –- San Diego, CA, March 3 - 6, 2013.

Preliminary Program: ITS America Annual Meeting. -- Nashville, TN, April 22-24 - 17, 2013.

GIS-T Symposium, -- Boise, Idaho, May 5 - 8, 2013.

Call for abstracts: the 2013 National Rural ITS Conference -- Saint Cloud, Minnesota.

Free Public Workshop: AERIS (Applications for the Environment Real-tTime Information Syynthesis), -- Washington D.C., March 26 - 27, 2013.

Transportation Community Voices Concern Over Potential Risk to Next Generation Vehicle Safety Technology.

The Use of Cellular Wireless Communications in Support of Dedicated Short Range Communications for the Connected Vehicle.

Congestion Survey.
The Washington State Department of Transportation has released a report that examines the public’s use of the state’s traveler information services and describes how the public learns about freeway congestion information.

Report on Red-Light Traffic Control Signal Monitoring Systems: Second Annual Report.
The New Jersey Department of Transportation has released a report that describes its traffic control signal monitoring systems pilot program and analyzes safety data for all authorized systems where violations have been issued for a one-year period.

Commercial Motor Vehicle Parking Trends at Rest Areas and Weigh Stations
The Florida Department of Transportation has released a report that discusses truck parking trends at Florida rest areas and proposes a smart parking management system for commercial motor vehicles.

Highway-rail intersection GPS-based in-vehicle warning systems - literature review and recommendations.

Effective Approaches for Advancing Congestion Pricing in a Metropolitan Region.

ITS Courses and Training - ITS Standards Training Modules.

Rethinking the Economics of Traffic Congestion.

Texas and Oklahoma tollers likely to go interoperable in 2014.

Intelligent Transport System raises safety level New Technologies.


V2X for Auto Safety and Mobility Europe 2013, -- Frankfurt, Germany, February, 20 - 21, 2013.

Tranforming Passenger Information Customer Exprience Summit 2013, -- London, UK, March 20 - 21, 2013.

Call for paper: 16th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transport System, -- The Hague, The Netherlands, October 6 - 9, 2013.

Call for paper: 13th International Conference Intelligent Transportation Systems Telecommunications (ITST-2013), -- Tampere, Finland, October 16 - 18, 2013.

Call for nominee: Young Researcher of the Year Award 2013.

UDRIVE Workshop, -- City of Brussels, Belgium, 12 March 12, 2013.

Traffex 2013 - The 26th International Traffic Engineering, Road Safety and Highways Maintenance Exhibition, -- Birmingham, UK, April 16 - 18, 2013.

Getting the green light: Newcastle to trial new sat-nav technology which will tell drivers the EXACT speed to go to avoid reds.

A ˆ40 million European research programme to develop video analytics in Metro stations.
While safety addresses problems caused accidentally, security concerns those caused intentionally. As more people journey, both at home and across borders, and travel becomes intermodal by nature, keeping mass transport secure is proving a costly, time- and technology-consuming task. To help operators in European cities stay in control, FP7 project SECUR-ED has stepped into the breach.

The "Internet of Mobility" - Building better ITS services in Europe.

New ERTICO eMagazine - February, 2013.

Elsevier ScienceDirect: Economics of Transportation

In-Depth Report Shows January to April to be the Riskiest Time for Drivers…

Discover Where The Air Quality Is The Best In Your City.

Australia & New Zealand

4th Road Safety International Conference. -- Sydney, March 4 -5, 2013.

AITPM National Conference 2013.


Call for paper: Environment Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles - IV'13 Symposium Workshop, -- Gold Coast, Australia, June 23, 2013.

NZ Ministry of Transport considering coroner's call for hi-vis clothing to be made compulsory for cyclists.

Intelligent Transportation Systems Could Save Australia $500M/Year.

Middle East

3rd Annual Road Planning and Construction - Middle East, -- Doha, Qatar, February 25 - 28, 2013.

17th IRF World Meeting & Exhibition Riyadh, -- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 9 - 13, 2013.

ITS and Road Safety Forum Qatar 2013, -- St. Regis Doha, Qatar, Septemper 16 - 17, 2013.


Airports Cities World Conference & Exhibition, -- Ekurhuleni, South Africa, April 24 - 26, 2013.

Road Trans Africa 2013, -- Johannesburg, South Africa, June 24 - 27, 2013.

Aviation Outlook Africa, -- Johannesburg, South Africa, June 24 - 27, 2013.

AfricaRail, -- Johannesburg, South Africa, June 24 - 27, 2013.

Africa Ports & Harbours Show, -- Johannesburg, South Africa, June 24 - 27, 2013.


9th International Freight Forwarders Conference, -- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 16 - 18, 2013.

14th Road Engineering Association of Asia & Australasia (REAAA) Conference 2013, -- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 26 - 28, 2013.

2013 Intertraffic Istanbul, -- Istanbul, Turkyy, May 29 - 31, 2013.

2nd Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG), -- Agra, India, December 12-15 2013.

COTA Community

16th Internaltional Conference; Road Safety on Four Continents. -- Beijing, China. May 15 - 17, 2013.

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