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Monday, June 01, 2015

Vol. 78-2015-06-01

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COTA in action

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

COTA launched membership on-line registration website

COTA Community

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

Call for paper: Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations Submissions Welcome for Connected and Automated Vehicle Systems Special Issue

China in Development

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.

2015 the 7th Asia Smart Card and RFID Technologies Exhibition & Trade Show -- Shenzhen, August 20 - 22, 2015

2015 China urban ITS traffic management and technology innovation forum, -- Shanghai, September 22 - 23, 2015

4th China intelligent public transportation development forum 2015, Shenzhen, October, 2015

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

10th National Competition of Transport Science and Technology for Students

Investigation of the industrial revolution of traffic signs

2014 markecting reserach report of freeway ITS

Cloud computing, "Big Data" driven Internat plus the era

Beijing is trying to use mobile app for traffic accident management

Beijing: launching congestion releasing solution "Big Outer Circle"

National Development and Reform Commission: Transportation will play the supporting role in leading the economic and social development

"Smart City" development: misunderstanding and suggestion

Intelligent public transportation is leading to the new chapter of development

Opportunities and challenges: from the forum of "Big Data"

2014 transportation industry development statistic report

Sketch of Internet+ transportation in Chongqing

Product analysis report of the transit vehicle's intelligent monitoring and recording system

Benefit of ITS: Shenzhen is launching 10 efforts for congestion releasing

Shenzhen is optimizing traffic signal timing

Electric vehicle charging fee rule in Beijing causes concern

North America

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.

Drew Clark: Congress should modernize highway funding with 'chips,' not 'concrete'

RFP: IDEA Program Announcement 2015: Funding Proposals Now Being Accepted
TRB’s Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) annual program announcement solicits funding proposals for the upcoming review cycles. The announcement explains the IDEA programs, describes the types of eligible projects and their funding structures, suggests general areas for which IDEA proposals can be submitted, and provides guidelines and forms for submitting proposals.

Changes in Transit Use and Service and Associated Changes in Driving Near a New Light Rail Transit Line
The Mineta Transportation Institute at San Jose State University has released a report that discusses potential impacts of Los Angeles Metro’s rail transit investment program by assessing the changes in transit use associated with the Expo Line, the first of the six new lines in the city.

CMU, Pittsburgh's Surtrac program aims to ease traffic congestion

Real-Time Digital TransitScreens Coming to Center City Office Buildings

Real-time data sharing to cut airport waiting times

A Robot to Help Visually Impaired Passengers Navigate Public Transit

Class develops proposal to improve transportation safety on campus

NOAA expands flood-mapping tool to cover the Eastern Seaboard

The Best Tool for Tracking Our Crumbling Infrastructure Is In Orbit

IBM's smart traffic system aims to improve traffic on N.J. highways

Big data to change urban mobility habits across the globe

Automatic smart driving monitor now connects your car to over 20 apps

Will smartwatches lure drivers to more distractions?

Inside A Secret Basement Powering The New York Subway's Pioneering Wireless Network

How Waze Conquered Mapping with Thousands of Volunteers

Latest self-driving Google car heading to public streets

Tesla resolves driverless car liability argument with one tweak


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.

4th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, -- Copenhagen, Denmark, September 9 - 11 2015.

22nd ITS World Congress, Bordeaux, France, October 5 - 9, 2015.

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

IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things, -- Milan, Italy, December, 14 - 16, 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

Thumbs up: Dutch solar bike path performs better than expected

Traveling in Europe? A New Search Engine Wants to Show You Every Transportation Option.

Crowds 'could be counted' with phone and Twitter data

Northern Irish roads "safer" than those in England, new figures claim

Traffic Technology International, April/May 2015


Middle East

Connected Car Congress, -- Ramat Gan, Israeli, November 2nd, 2015.

Abu Dhabi’s new variable speed cameras to roll out by end of year


2nd IRF Africa Regional Congress, Nairobi, Kenya, July 13 - July 15, 2015


3rd Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India (3rd CTRG), -- Kolkata, India, December 17 - 20, 2015

Career Opportunities

US Job: Assistant Project Scientist (Institute of Transportation Studies), UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE

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