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Monday, June 3, 2013.

Vol. 26-2013-06-03

Dear COTA Members and Friends:

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COTA in action

COTA International Confrence of Transportation Professionals, CICTP 2013, -- Shenzhen, China, August 13 - 16, 2013.

China in Development

2013 China (Guangzhou) Int'l Exhibition & Conference on Intelligent Transportation and Internet of Things -- Guangzhou, China. June 18 - 20, 2013.

The Tenth ACM International Workshop on VehiculAr Inter-NETworking, Systems, and Applications (ACM VANET 2013) -- Taipei, Taiwan. June 25, 2013.

CITP 2013 - the 5th International Intelligent Transportation and Parking Equiptment Exhibition -- Shanghai, China. June 25 - 27, 2013.

2013 IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings2013, -- Beijing, China August 20 - 23, 2013.

Smart City Expro China 2013, -- Ningbo, September 6 - 8, 2013.

8th Metro World Summit 2013, -- Shanghai, China, September 10 - 13, 2013.

Metro China 2013 (Beijing), -- Beijing, November 19 - 22, 2013.

Fotum of vehicle and road coordination and connected vehicle is hold in Shenzhen

Seminar on ITS decision supporting and information system applications is held in Shenzhen

New traffic regulation triggers the chnages of ITS industry chains

2013 analysis of nation wide monitoring inter-networking connection

Taiwan, mainland China forge closer automotive ties

Transport authority does not approve of tipping apps.

North America

The 2nd Connected and Self-driven Vehicles Symposium, -- Piscataway, NJ , June 17 - 18, 2013.

7th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design, -- Bolton Landing, New York, June 17 - 20, 2013.

TRB's 2nd Annual Workshop on Road Vehicle Automation, -- Stanford University, July 16 - 19, 2013.

2013 Freeway & Managed Lane Operations Meeting and Conference, -- Atlanta, Georgia, June 23 - 26, 2013.

2014 TRB 93rd Annual Meeting and Transportation Research Record Call for Papers

RFP: IDEA Program Announcement 2013: Funding Proposals Now Being Accepted

Conference on Agent-Based Modeling in Transportation Planning and Operations, -- Blacksburg, Virginia, September 30 - October 2, 2013.

ITS America to the FCC: Provide a Stable and Secure Platform for Connected Vehicles in the 5.9 GHz Band

Florida quietly shortened yellow light standards & lengths, resulting in more red light camera tickets for you

Road warriors: critics say big change to US traffic safety 'bible' could put drivers at risk.

I-5 Bridge Collapse Again Provides Lessons in Public Information

Bridge Collapses And Structurally Deficient Bridges Across The Country (INFOGRAPHIC)


No Turning Back: A City Club Report on Bicycle Transportation in Portland

Toyota, Cisco and Michigan DOT Discuss the Impact of the NHTSA Mandate

New GPS-Powered Handlebars Send Texts to Your Bike

Car Talk – ITS lets Vehicles Communicate with Each Other


Horizon 2020 - Introduction and Networking Symposium, -- Kosice, Slovakia, June 10th, 2013.

VeSoNets 2013 : The First International Workshop on Vehicular Social Networks.

ISTTT20 – the 20th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory, -- Noordwijk, the Netherlands, July 17 - July 19, 2013.

hEART2013 -- 2nd Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, -- Stockholm, September 4 - 6 2013.

16th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transport System, -- The Hague, The Netherlands, October 6 - 9, 2013.

13th International Conference Intelligent Transportation Systems Telecommunications (ITST-2013), -- Tampere, Finland, October 16 - 18, 2013.

2013 Annual Polis Conference, -- Brussels, December 4 - 5, 2013.

Road transport: Commission speeds up roll-out of information services for motorists.

What Cities Want study looks into tomorrow’s mobility.
In "What Cities Want" – a current study by the Technical University of Munich, commissioned by MAN Group – 15 international cities provide information on how they want to more positively design their urban traffic in the future.

Ireland: Big Data Helps City of Dublin Improve its Public Bus Transportation Network and Reduce Congestion

Australia & New Zealand

Environment Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles, IV'13 Symposium Workshop, -- Gold Coast, Australia, June 23, 2013.

AITPM National Conference 2013.

Middle East

ITS and Road Safety Forum Qatar 2013, -- St. Regis Doha, Qatar, Septemper 16 - 17, 2013.

17th IRF World Meeting & Exhibition Riyadh, -- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 9 - 13, 2013.


Road Trans Africa 2013, -- Johannesburg, South Africa, June 24 - 27, 2013.

Aviation Outlook Africa, -- Johannesburg, South Africa, June 24 - 27, 2013.

AfricaRail, -- Johannesburg, South Africa, June 24 - 27, 2013.


Smart Traffic ASIA 2013, -- Jakarta, Indonesia, June 25 - 26, 2013.

20th ITS World Congress TOKYO 2013, -- Tokyo, Japan, October 14 - 18, 2013.

2nd Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG), -- Agra, India, December 12-15 2013.

Toyota Motor Corporation Announces New Big Data Traffic Information Service.

COTA Community

"think ASIA, think HONG KONG" symposium, -- New York on June 11, and Los Angeles on June 14, 2013.

The 2013 International Conference on Transportation

Job Opportunities

Faculty job in China: Shanghai Maritime University.

COTA Call for Paticipation

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