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Monday, April 07, 2014.

Vol. 48-2014-04-07

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COTA in action

COTA Newsletter Volume 17, No.1 (March, 2014).
(View | PDFpdf | Digital Publishing)

Call for Participation: CICTP 2014, -- Changsha, China, July 4 - 7, 2014.
http://cictp.csu.edu.cn/cn/index

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http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2WTHXWS

China in Development

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/

Call for paper: 5th ITS Conference China & 3rd Shenzhen International ITS and Location Base Service Expo
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_130777.shtml
http://www.its-expo.com/

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

Ground transportation development in China faces three major challenges.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=171&id=32880

Traffic Management Bureau of Ministry of Public Security: traffic regulations for yellow light will be improved
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=171&id=32966

Traffic safety problems and countermeasures of sleeper bus in China
http://www.cpsits.com/jtgl/201403/33747.html

Shanghai Traffic Integrated Information Platform is Helping "Intelligent City"
http://www.tranbbs.com/Case/platform/Case_132557.shtml

MIIT: the authority of certifying system integration qualification will transfer to China electronic information industrial association.
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_132130.shtml

2013 China top ten events in Intelligent Transportation
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_132018.shtml

What's the difficulties of transportation systems simulation development for metropolitan area
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_132439.shtml

Application and future trends of traffic simulation technology.
http://bbs.tranbbs.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=65406

North America

2014 Global Symposium Program on Connected Vehicles and Infrastructure, -- Ann Arbor, MI, April 21 - 23, 2014.
http://umtri.umich.edu/2014-global-symposium

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 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/

Telematics Detroit 2014, -- Novi, Michigan, June 4 - 5, 2014.
http://www.telematicsupdate.com/detroit/

2014 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, -- Dearborn, Michigan, June 8 - 11, 2014.
http://www.ieeeiv.net/

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

31st International Bridge Conference (IBC 2014), -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 8 - 12, 2014.
http://www.eswp.com/bridge/

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.

International System Safety Training Symposium 2014, -- St. Louis, Missouri, August 4 - 8, 2014.
http://issc2014.system-safety.org/

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

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/







Measures of Effectiveness and Validation Guidance for Adaptive Signal Control Technologies
http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/fhwahop13031/index.htm
This report documents the tools and methodology developed for validation of Adaptive Signal Control Technologies (ASCT) systems and summarizes the testing of this approach and measures at a field site. The intent of the field study was not to evaluate the field site specifically but rather to demonstrate the application of the validation measures and methodology to a real world implementation of ASCT.

Work Zone Intelligent Transportation Systems Implementation Guide: Use of Technology and Data for Effective Work Zone Management
http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/fhwahop14008/index.htm
Work zone ITS is one operational management strategy that agencies may use in a transportation management plan (TMP). Geared towards public agencies, design and construction firms, and industry, this document summarizes key steps for successfully implementing ITS in work zones, using a systematic approach towards achieving work zone safety and mobility objectives.

Monitoring Bicyclist and Pedestrian Travel and Behavior
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/circulars/ec183.pdf
TRB’s Transportation Research Circular E-C183: Monitoring Bicyclist and Pedestrian Travel and Behavior is designed to chronicle the most recent advancements in techniques and technology of active transportation monitoring.
The circular identifies a selection of recent advancements in bicycle and pedestrian data monitoring pertaining to both traffic volumes and behavioral data. The circular also introduces a selection of ongoing projects expected to contribute to the field of bicycle and pedestrian data.


San Francisco Cuts ‘Cruising’ for Parking in Half With Market-Clearing Prices
http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/san-francisco-cuts-cruising-for-parking-in-half-with-market-clearing-prices

Safety & Security for Road Infrastructure, March 2014.
http://digital.ropl.com/2014/safety-security/mar/digital.html



Digital Cities, Smarter Transportation – Conference Highlights.
http://la.streetsblog.org/2014/03/21/digital-cities-smarter-transportation-conference-highlights/










The Many Applications of In-Vehicle PCs.
http://www.kontron.com/industries/transportation/infographic

U-M to triple number of talking cars in Ann Arbor to 9,000 as connected vehicle research ramps up
http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2014/03/university_of_michigan_wants_t_1.html


The Rinspeed XchangE Is A Crazy Driverless Tesla You Can Live In
http://jalopnik.com/the-rinspeed-xchange-is-a-crazy-driverless-tesla-you-ca-1525015134




Europe

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

International Symposium of Transport Simulation International Workshop on Traffic Data Collection and its Standardisation, -- Ajaccio, Corsica (France), June 1 - 4 2014.
http://ists14.sciencesconf.org/

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

SYMPOSIUM “TOWARD INTEGRATED MODELLING OF URBAN SYSTEMS”, -- Lyon, France, October 15-17th 2014.
http://www.let.fr/Symposium-Urban-Modelling?lang=fr

2014 International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expro (ICCVE), -- Vienna, Austria, Nov. 3 - 7, 2014.
http://www.iccve.org/2014/




European Commission: Road Safety Newsletter, No. 14, March 2014
http://ec.europa.eu/transport/road_safety/pdf/news/nl14_en.pdf

Garmin Launches PND with DAB+ Traffic in Germany (Traffic information provided by Nokia HERE)
http://www.gpsbusinessnews.com/Garmin-Launches-PND-with-DAB-Traffic-in-Germany_a4700.html


Intel to turn Dublin into world’s first ‘internet of things’ city
http://www.siliconrepublic.com/innovation/item/36336-intel-to-turn-dublin-into/

Road safety: Second good year in a row puts Europe firmly on track towards target
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-14-341_en.htm


Helsinki – What small sprawled cities can learn from the Finnish capital
http://www.cityclock.org/helsinki-small-cities-can-learn-finnish-capital/

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#!

International ITS leaders network in Melbourne, May 2, 2014.
http://www.its-australia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/ITSARelease4MelbNetwork4Apr14.pdf



Transit + Technology: Revitalizing Public Transportation for Smarter Communities
http://www.planetizen.com/node/67947

Middle East

Middle East and North Africa Transport Congress & Exhibition, -- Dubai, United Arab Emrates, April 27 - 30, 2014.
http://www.uitp-mena.com/

Middle East Road Safety & ITS Summit, -- Muscat, Oman, May 06 - 07 May 2014.
http://scl.fleminggulf.com/middle-east-road-safety-and-ITS-Summit

2nd Abu Dhabi Global Road Safety Forum, -- Abu Dhabi, May 11 - 13, 2014.
http://www.abudhabiroadsafetyforum.com/

Asia


Singapore: A*STAR develops system to help car drivers navigate junctions safely
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/a-star-develops-system-to/1048378.html


Denso camera tech detects distracted walking
http://www.cnet.com/news/denso-camera-tech-detects-distracted-walking/

COTA Community

Final program of I-TED conference (International Transportation Economic Development Conference) 2014, -- Dallas, Tx, April 9 - 11, 2014.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Activities/2014/ITED 2014 final prgram.pdf

Career Opportunities

Faculty Jobs in China - Yangzhou University.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2014/YangzhouUniv2.pdf | List

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