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Monday, May 19, 2014.

Vol. 51-2014-05-19

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Call for Participation: CICTP 2014, -- Changsha, China, July 4 - 7, 2014.

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China in Development

2104 Shanghai ITS & Parking Equipments Expro

China (Beijing) International Intelligent Traffic Industry Expo, -- Beijing, May 26 - 28, 2014.

5th ITS Conference China & 3rd Shenzhen International ITS and Location Base Service Expo, -- Shenzhen, June 10 - 12, 2014.

China International Internet of Things Technologies and Application Exhibition 2014, -- Shenzhen, August 14 - 16, 2014.

Sixth China International Fair of Traffic Security Products, -- Beijing, China, August 20 - 22, 2014.

Metro Expro 2014, -- Guangzhou, August 23 - 25, 2014.

Smart City Expro China 2014, -- Ningbo, Jiangsu, China, - September, 12 - 14, 2014.

2014 6th Asia (Beijing) Internaltional Intelligent City Technology and Application Exhibition, -- Beijing, China, September, 16 - 18, 2014.

5th IOT China and CV & ITS China Exhibition, -- Shanghai, China, October 28 - 29, 2014.

Ministry of Transporation released 2013 statistical bulletin of the transport sector development

2014 freeway ITS system market research report

Top ten guessings of Intelligent Transportation development in China for the year of 2014.

Results of new traffic regulations impacting on red-run vehicles

Status of urban ITS system in China

Designing of ITS dedicated networking

Connected vehicle: core of future traffic

ETC development status and innovative applications in China.

Reviewing of 2014 Intertraffic China at Beijing.

North America

T3 Webinar: National Connected Vehicle Field Infrastructure Footprint Analysis

T3 Webinar: Innovative Approaches to Real-Time System Management Information

Telematics Detroit 2014, -- Novi, Michigan, June 4 - 5, 2014.

2014 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, -- Dearborn, Michigan, June 8 - 11, 2014.

Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum. -- June 17 – 19, 2014.

31st International Bridge Conference (IBC 2014), -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 8 - 12, 2014.

Automated Vehicles Symposium 2014
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.

Safe and Efficient Design for the 21st Century - 5th International Symposium on Highway Geometric Design, -- Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 22 - 24, 2014.

IBTTA Tolling, Moving Smarter, -- San Diego, CA, July 20 -22, 2014.

COM.DriverlessCar 2014: The 1st International Summit on Driverless Car Computing, -- Washington DC, August 4 - 8, 2014.

International System Safety Training Symposium 2014, -- St. Louis, Missouri, August 4 - 8, 2014.

ITE 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibit, -- Seattle, Washington, August 10 - 13, 2014.

TRB Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics Committee (AHB45) 2014 Summer Meeting -- Portland, Oregon USA August, 11-13, 2014

ITS in the Heartland & ITS Rural ITS Conference, Branson, Missouri, August 24 - 27, 2014

2014 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, -- Detroit, Michigan, September 7-11, 2014.!

IBTTA 82nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition, -- Austin, Texas, September 13 - 17 2014.

ITS 3C Summit, -- Mobile, Alabama, September 14-17, 2014.

7th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science, -- Dallas, Texas, November 4, 2014

Review of Federal Vehicle Collisions and Aftermarket Collision Avoidance Technologies
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has released a report assesses the extent to which federal vehicles were reported to have been involved in accidents from fiscal years 2008 through 2012 and the cost of those accidents to the government. The report also examines the potential of aftermarket collision avoidance technologies to help reduce vehicle accidents.

Warning system could protect drivers from traffic ‘shock waves’

Flashing LED stop signs can reduce dangerous right-angle crashes

Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office: ITS NEWS & UPDATES | May 9, 2014
Now Available! Presentations from the Public Meeting and Webinar on the Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program (April 30, 2014)

Work Zone Performance Measurement Using Probe Data
This report assesses the potential for probe data to support work zone performance measurement programs. It includes an overview of probe data and the advantages and disadvantages o f probe data sources relative to traditional fixed sensors . It identifies when and how probe data sources can be used to support work zone performance measures. It also characterizes the applicability of different types of probe data to help manage differe nt types of work zones.

Auto industry revamp as a digital business work in progress

The Next big Thing in Transportation Will Change Everything

Backed By Google Ventures And Eric Schmidt, Urban Engines Wants To Solve Urban Congestion Using Data Intelligence

API offers real-time parking data for cities, universities

Major security challenges face makers and owners of connected cars

The Robot Car of Tomorrow May Just Be Programmed to Hit You

'Not your grandmother's test track': U-M hosts ceremonial groundbreaking for automated vehicle site

Driverless Taxis: the Next Next Big Thing in Urban Transportation?

Google’s Self-Driving Car Project Is A World’s Fair Fantasy Turned City Street Reality

Auto industry revamp as a digital business work in progress


2014 Annual Summit - Transport for a Changing World, -- Leipzig, Germany, May 21 - 23, 2014.

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

European Conference on Human Centred Design for ITS, -- Vienna, Austra, June 6 - 6, 2014.!

Transports 2014 Publics - The European Mobility Exhibition, -- Paris, France, June 10 - 12, 2014.

The 10th ITS European Congress, -- Helsinki, Finland, June 16 – 19 2014.

World Symposium on Transport and Land Use Research 2014, -- Delft, the Netherlands, June 24-27, 2014.!

Call for paper: 2014 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), -- Paderborn, Germany, December 3-5, 2014.

European Transport Conference 2014, -- Frankfurt, Germany, September 29 - October 1, 2014.


2014 International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expro (ICCVE), -- Vienna, Austria, Nov. 3 - 7, 2014.

Seven European towns and cities to demonstrate automated transport in 2014 and 2015

European Road Safety Day 2014: Safer and smarter roads needed in the EU

Driver Support Systems: Estimating Road Safety Effects at Varying Levels of Implementation
The Norwegian Centre for Transport Research has released a report that estimates the number of traffic fatalities that can be prevented by deploying different driver support systems (which are part of technologies referred to as intelligent transportation systems).

'Greener' freight key to more sustainable global trade

World’s first satellite-based railway management system

Traffic Technology International, April/May 2014

Australia & New Zealand

Congestion and standards – hot topics at ITS Australia conference

Middle East

Advanced radars, sensors and electronic signs to prevent road pileups to be ready 'within months'


Asia Pacific Road Safety 2014, -- Manila, Philippines, June 23 - July 4, 2014.

1st IRF Asia Regional Congress, -- Bali, Indonesia, November, 17 - 19, 2014.

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