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Monday, August 11, 2014.

Vol. 57-2014-08-11

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China in Development

Sixth China International Fair of Traffic Security Products, -- Beijing, China, August 20 - 22, 2014.
http://www.znjjz.com/dl/

Metro Expro 2014, -- Guangzhou, August 23 - 25, 2014.
http://www.cnykon.com/eshow.asp?id=22

Smart City Expro China 2014, -- Ningbo, Jiangsu, China, - September, 12 - 14, 2014.
http://www.cnsce.net/

2014 6th Asia (Beijing) Internaltional Intelligent City Technology and Application Exhibition, -- Beijing, China, September, 16 - 18, 2014.
http://www.wisdom-city.com/

2014 Second China Urban Intelligent Traffic Management and Technology Innovation Forum, Nanjing, Jiansu, China, September 17-18, 2014.
http://www.its114.com/m2/

17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, -- Qingdao, China, October 8-11, 2014.
http://www.itsc2014.org/

5th IOT China and CV & ITS China Exhibition, -- Shanghai, China, October 28 - 29, 2014.
http://www.iotconference.com/

Modern Reailways 2014, -- Beijing, China, October 28 - 31, 2014.
http://www.modernrailways.com.cn/

2014 China (Shandong) International Expro on Intelligent City and Internet of Things, -- Jinan, Shandong, November 7-9, 2014.
http://www.zhcsblh.com/index.asp


Ministry of Transportation: Release ETC internetworing stardard
http://www.21its.com/news/zhengce/2014-07-31/34466.html

Beijing: Targeting of one hour (communting) travel-time circle to release congestion pressure
http://www.21its.com/shuju/hangyebaodao/2014-08-06/34720.html

Anhui Province: Summary of the implementation of dynamic transport vehcile monitoring guidance, ane the mission of the next phase.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=47&aid=38219&page=1

The world's largest intelligent parking system will be build in Chongqing in 2020.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=34&id=38294

What we are still missing to improve transport systems?
http://www.tranbbs.com/renwu/Liruimin/renwu_139277.shtml

Shenzhen model of urban traffic congestion releasing - economic analysis on the traffic charges
http://www.tranbbs.com/Advisory/Evaluate/Advisory_139244.shtml

Baotou - reality and confusion behind 458000 cars
http://www.tranbbs.com/Advisory/Evaluate/Advisory_138780.shtml

How to participate in the research of intelligent transportation systems
http://www.tranbbs.com/renwu/Liruimin/renwu_139242.shtml

Smart phones for the intelligent transportation revolution
http://www.tranbbs.com/renwu/Liruimin/renwu_139276.shtml

China Intelligent Transportation - ETC Industry Report
http://www.tranbbs.com/application/Intercity/application_138727.shtml

38 metropolitan public transportation systems nationwide share 21% traffic
http://www.cpsits.com/yaowen/201408/35064.html

Which bus does not congested?, your mobile phone will tell you
http://www.cpsits.com/zngj/201408/35056.html

Development of Shanghai Traffic Information Service Application Platform
http://www.cpsits.com/xxfw/201408/35070.html

2014 China Automotive Industry Analysis Report on Internet Impacting
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=50&id=37984

Solving large metropolitan traffic problems: emerging of intelligent vision plus connected vehicle
http://www.zhinengjiaotong.com/news/show-460946.html

Nanjing: first in the nation that deploying on-board "environmental intelligent card", which accurately recording emmession data.
http://www.cpsits.com/yaowen/201408/35147.html

Smart City: the questions and problems behind the hot promotion
http://www.21its.com/news/shidian/2014-07-28/21366.html

Re-construction of global transportation system strategy
http://www.zhinengjiaotong.com/news/show-460891.html

Shenzhen traffic emission monitoring platform
http://www.zhinengjiaotong.com/news/show-460821.html


Xiamen intelligent traffic control center (ITCC)
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=58&aid=37963

Observation: heavy traffic and how Hong Kong to ease the complexity of pedeatrian and vehicles conflict?
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=64&id=37969

VisionChina Media Partners with Huawei to Expedite National Mass Transit WIFI Network Expansion
http://www.visionchina.cn/phoenix.zhtml?c=215970&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1951957&highlight

Car and Internet industries set for further integration
http://www.ecns.cn/business/2014/08-01/127339.shtml

Beijing Monorail Plan Earns Ire Among Residents
http://english.caixin.com/2014-07-18/100706191.html

North America

Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture Workshop; Notice of Public Meeting, -- San Francisco, California, August 20-21, 2014
https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2014-17289.pdf

ITS in the Heartland & ITS Rural ITS Conference, Branson, Missouri, August 24 - 27, 2014
http://nritsconference.org/

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/

Shaping the Future for Paratransit - International Paratransit Conference, -- Monterey, CA, October 29-31, 2014.
http://www.cvent.com/events/shaping-the-future-for-paratransit/event-summary-412e7b4752bf41f58e038909c0864c92.aspx

7th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science, -- Dallas, Texas, November 4, 2014
http://ctscience.org/node/24




Airport Terminal Incident Response Planning
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/acrp/acrp_rpt_112.pdf
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 112: Airport Terminal Incident Response Planning summarizes the development and use of a tool that creates and maintains integrated incident response plans that address hazards in and around airport terminals.

Transportation Operations Research and Development Newsletter: June 2014
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/transopsupdate/14jun/14085.pdf
The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released the latest edition of its newsletter that summarizes research activities at its Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center.

Coordinating the Use and Location of Weigh-In-Motion Technology for Kentucky
https://www.engr.uky.edu/ktcnew/files/2014/07/KTC_14_05_SPR_-456_13_1F_.pdf
The Kentucky Transportation Center has released a report that details possible applications—such as planning, law enforcement of commercial vehicles, and pavement design—for data collected by weigh-in-motion scales.

Understanding and Modeling Bus Transit Driver Availability
http://transweb.sjsu.edu/PDFs/research/1140-bus-transit-driver-availability.pdf
The Mineta Transportation Institute has released a report that details two mathematical models with probabilistic constraints that were developed to determine daily optimal driver availability and deployment, while incorporating reliability and risk measures.

RFP: IDEA Program Announcement 2014: Funding Proposals Now Being Accepted
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/170153.aspx

Modeling Taxi Demand with GPS Data From Taxis and Transit
http://transweb.sjsu.edu/PDFs/research/1141-modeling-taxi-demand-gps-transit-data.pdf
The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium at San Jose State University has released a report that predicts taxi demand by using GPS data to identify transit accessibility, population, age, education, income, and the number of jobs within different census tracts.

Maintaining Transit Effectiveness Under Major Financial Constraints
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/tcrp/tcrp_syn_112.pdf
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 112: Maintaining Transit Effectiveness Under Major Financial Constraints discusses transit agencies that implemented plans to increase their cost effectiveness and how the agencies communicated with their communities during challenging fiscal circumstances.

Texas Transportation Researcher, Volume 50, Number 2 (2014)
http://tti.tamu.edu/2014/06/01/connected-cars-smarter-roads-safer-texas/


Software predicts when, where serious accidents are most likely to occur on Tennessee highways
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2014/aug/01/new-software-predicts-when-and/







Houston’s Plan to Make “Bicycle Interstates” Out of Its Utility Network
http://usa.streetsblog.org/2014/07/29/houstons-plan-to-make-bicycle-interstates-out-of-its-utility-network/


Transportation Institute works on study that could display traffic signs inside vehicles
http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/08/080414-vtti-roadsignsincarstudy.html



Platooning trucks: A virtual reality V2V technology-based system aims to boost safety, save fuel and reduce emissions
http://fleetowner.com/technology/platooning-trucks-virtual-reality



Mercedes-Benz's autonomous driving features dominate the industry -- and will for years
http://www.autonews.com/article/20140804/OEM06/308049979/mercedes-benzs-autonomous-driving-features-dominate-the-industry-and





Europe

Call for paper: 2014 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), -- Paderborn, Germany, December 3-5, 2014.
http://www.ieee-vnc.org/

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/


2014 ANNUAL POLIS CONFERENCE - INNOVATION IN TRANSPORT FOR SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND REGIONS, -- Madrid, Spain, November 17 - 28, 2014.
http://www.polisnetwork.eu/2014conference



IEEE ITS SOCIETY NEWSLETTER, Vol. 16, No. 3 July 2014.
http://sites.ieee.org/itss/files/2014/08/v16n3July2014.pdf



FINAL REPORT: To develop and validate a European passenger transport information and booking system across transport modes
http://ec.europa.eu/transport/themes/its/studies/doc/2014-06-17-all-ways-travelling.pdf


Birmingham City Council is considering congestion charging as part of a range of options to tackle poor air quality from toxic surface transport emissions.
http://www.transport-network.co.uk/Birmingham-reveals-congestion-charging-a-possibility/10768#.U-W3UWO9aSo

EU develops app-controlled parking system for self-driving cars
http://www.siliconrepublic.com/innovation/item/37840-eu-develops-app-controlled/

Australia & New Zealand

Middle East


Gulf Traffic, -- Dubai, December 8-10, 2014.
http://www.gulftraffic.com/

Asia


How do you get agencies sharing data during a crisis? How Manila, Philippines, changed processes to enable better analytics
http://www.futuregov.asia/articles/2014/aug/06/how-do-you-get-agencies-sharing-data-during-crisis/

Singapore: LTA unveils master plan to build an intelligent transport network
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/lta-unveils-master-plan/1298888.html


Driverless buses, talking cars in smart-transport master plan
http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/driverless-buses-talking-cars-smart-transport-master-plan


Singapore is giving its senior citizens the power to hold up traffic
http://qz.com/246088/singapore-is-giving-its-senior-citizens-the-power-to-hold-up-traffic/

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