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Monday, May 18, 2015

Vol. 77-2015-05-18

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Call for Paticipation: CICTP 2015, -- Beijing, China, July 25 - 27, 2015.

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Call for Paper - First IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2-2015), -- Guadalajara, Mexico, October 25 – 28, 2015.

Call for papers - Transportation Letters: The International Journal of Transportation Research (SSCI) Special Issue Theme: High-speed Rail and Sustainable Growth for papers_transportation letters.pdf

The 9th IACP Conference: Smart Growth and Sustainable Development -- Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, June 19 - 21, 2015

China in Development

International Exhibition and Forum of Internet of Things 2015, -- Xiamen, Fujian, June 2 - 4, 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

2015 (Qingdao) International Intelligent Traffic and road safety exhibition, -- Beijing, June 16 - 18, 2015.

CPSE 2015 - the 15th China Public Security Expro, -- Shenzhen, October 31 - November 1, 2015

"Internet + Transportation" the "chemical recation" is on-going

"Internet + Transportation" the concept is clear

Beijing is promoting App for traffic incident processing

WHO: 200K people death each year in China

Cna ITS help to reduce the high number of traffic incident in China

Urban traffic in China: faster of speed and optimal system architecture

Urban rail transportation: 2014 yearly statistical analysis report

2014 automobile population of various provience in China.

Trend of ITS development in China in the period of thirteen "5-year plan"

Misunderstandings of building "Smart City" and suggestions

Beijing: 6 efforts to solve the aireport highway congestion problem

"Big data" and video indexing technology

North America

5th International Transportation Systems Performance Measurement and Data for Decisions and Performance Measures Conference & Fine-Tuning Your Transportation Asset Management Program Workshop, -- Denver, Colorado, May 31–June 2, 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

TransComm2015 Conference, -- Annapolis, Maryland, September 13 - 16, 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.

IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2015, -- Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 15 – 18 September 2015.

ITS America Annual Meeting Preview News

The USDOT Announces Updates to the National ITS Architecture and the Turbo Architecture Software

Transportation institute will share massive trove of driver research data

A Road Map to Fix America’s Transportation Infrastructure

Review of the USDOT Report on Connected Vehicle Initiative Communications Systems Deployment
On April 28, 2015, the Committee for the Review of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Report on Connected Vehicle Initiative Communications Systems Deployment sent a letter to Anthony R. Foxx, Secretary of the USDOT. The committee, as directed by Congress, conducted an independent peer review of a draft USDOT report to Congress, Status of the Dedicated Short-Range Communications Technology and Applications. The committee agrees with the USDOT’s draft report about the benefits that digital short-range communication (DSRC) technology offers compared with other communications technologies for safety-critical messages. It also agrees that proposed spectrum sharing in the 5.9 GHz band is the most serious risk and uncertainty of relying on DSRC for safety-critical messages. The committee, however, identifies other unknowns and uncertainties that the report should address, including spectrum frequency coordination, scalability of DSRC communications levels beyond those tested to date, message security, and other issues.

How Smart and Connected Partnerships Are Improving Your Life

An Inside Look at the OReGO Road Usage Charging Program

Waze's Connected Citizens Program Helps Governments and People... Well, Connect

Pa. Turnpike partnering with navigation app Waze

US Cities Should Follow Paris’ $160M Plan to Boost Cycling

Massachusetts Cities Deploy Smart Streetlight Network-as-a-Service

New Centimeter-Accurate GPS System Could Transform Virtual Reality and Mobile Devices

Autonomous Vehicles: A Force That Will Transform American Culture

Google acknowledges 11 accidents with its self-driving cars


Volkswagen’s Car-Net for Apple Watch app lets you control your car from your wrist

Report: Google, Delphi Self-Driving Cars Careening Into Trouble in California

Cars talking to cars? UDOT about to launch tests to help development


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.

18th EURO Working Group on Transportation, Delft, The Netherlands, July, 14 – 16 2015.

Call for paper: 22nd ITS World Congress, Bordeaux, France, October 5 - 9, 2015.

2015 Annual Polis Conference, -- Brussels, November, 19 - 20, 2015.

ISEHP: International Symposium on Enhancecing Highway Performance, -- Berlin, Germany, June 14 - 16, 2016

3rd International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics (ICTG) 2016, -- Guimaraes, Portugal, September 4 - 7, 2016

How a French vacation shows we need high-tech addresses


Crossrail to Hyperloop: The World's Most Innovative Public Transport Systems

Middle East

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

Google Maps Transit Adds Indian Railways Schedules, Updated Bus and Metro Routes for 8 Cities

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