Monday, March 09, 2015
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COTA in action
COTA launched membership on-line registration website
Call for Paper - First IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2-2015), -- Guadalajara, Mexico, October 25 – 28, 2015.
China in Development
ITSMRS Annual Meeting, -- Beijing, March 18 - 19, 2015.
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.
The 9th IACP Conference: Smart Growth and Sustainable Development -- Chongqing, China, June 19-21, 2015
The 5th China (Beijing) International Intelligent Traffic Industry Expo, -- Bejing, July 4 - 6, 2015
CPSE 2015 - the 15th China Public Security Expro, -- Shenzhen, October 31 - November 1, 2015
MOT: Announcement of top 10 people's livehood beneficial efforts in 2015
Nanjing is promoting public bycycle program development, will add 650 braches in 2015.
"Urban transportation design guidance" passed the panel revewing
Beijing will come with solution for parkcing fee adjustment
Solar based bust station is included into the public transportation information publishment standard
Beijing is working on the policies of congestion price and gas pollution tax
Request for comments: Urban Public Transportion Intelligent demonstration project standard
Automotive Cyber Security Summit, -- Detroit, MI, March 30 - April 01, 2015.
I-95 Corridor Coalition Significant Events Response Conference: “Removing Barriers and Opening the Door for Cross - Disciplinary Understanding and Coordination”, -- Linthicum Heights, MD, May 12 - 13, 2015
2015 Traffic Safety Conference, -- Corpus Christi, TX, June 8 – 10, 2015
5th International Symposium on Highway Geometric Design, -- Vancouver, Canada, June 22 - 24, 2015
First International Conference on Surface Transportation
System Resilience to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Event, -- Washington, D.C., September 16 - 18, 2015.
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.
The U.S. Department Transportation Announces $2.6 Million in Grants to Expand Real-Time Travel Information in 13 Cities
Federal Railroad Administration Ramps up Campaign to Enhance Safety at Nation’s Grade Crossings
Value of Travel Time Reliability in Transportation Decision Making: Proof of Concept—Portland, Oregon, Metro
TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Report S2-L35A-RW-1: Value of Travel Time Reliability in Transportation Decision Making: Proof of Concept—Portland, Oregon, Metro demonstrates local methods to incorporate travel time reliability into the project evaluation process for multi-modal planning and development.
Ground Penetrating Radar Evaluation of New Pavement Density
The Washington State Department of Transportation has released a report that maps pavement surface density variations using dielectric measurements from ground penetrating radar.
Interactive Training for All-Hazards Emergency Planning, Preparation, and Response for Maintenance and Operations Field Personnel
TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 468: Interactive Training for All-Hazards Emergency Planning, Preparation, and Response for Maintenance and Operations Field Personnel identifies interactive emergency training tools and sources that may be applied by maintenance and operations field personnel of state departments of transportation and public works agencies. The report also identifies potential obstacles to their implementation and develops a toolkit of relevant training and exercise information.
Open Data: Challenges and Opportunities for Transit Agencies
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 115: Open Data: Challenges and Opportunities for Transit Agencies documents the current state of the practice in the use, policies, and impact of open data for improving transit planning, service quality, and treatment of customer information.
TRB Security, Emergency Management, and Infrastructure Protection Research Status Report
New Bus Technology Hits the Streets Today, Tracks Departures in Real-Time
Traffex 2015, -- Birmingham, UK, April 21 - 23, 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.
Call for paper: 22nd ITS World Congress, Bordeaux, France, October 5 - 9, 2015.
Australia & New Zealand
ITS Forum UAE, -- Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 22 - 25, 2015.
Connected Car Congress, -- Ramat Gan, Israeli, November 2nd, 2015.
3rd Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India (3rd CTRG), -- Kolkata, India, December 17 - 20, 2015
Driverless Cars Set to Hit Roads in Japan With Roadtest Project
COTA Call for Paticipation
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