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Monday, August 13, 2012.

Vol. 5-2012-08-13

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COTA in Action

The 12th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals 2012 was held in Beijing, August 3 - 6, 2012.

China in Development

7th China Annual Conference and International Exhibition on ITS -- Beijing, China. Setp. 26 - 28, 2012.

7th China Asphalt Summit -- Shanghai, China. Oct. 26 - 28, 2012.

The 6th Annual City-Rail 2012 -- Shanghai, China. Nov. 28 - 30, 2012.

The 1st International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE 2012) -- Beijing, China. December 12 - December 16, 2012.

Intertraffic China 2013; Connecting Innovation to Infrastructure -- Shanghai, China. March 4 - 6, 2013.

CRTS China 2013 - No.1 Rail Transit Exhibition in Asia -- Shanghai, China. April 28-30 2013.

Where is the "Intelligence" of ITS: Speaking from the recently flood disaster in Beijing.

ITS Industrial Booseter - Reviewing of 2012 Shenzhen International ITS & Satellite Navigation and Vehicle Safety Exhibition.

Comparison of Metropolitan Transfortation Framework between Beijing and Seoul.

Reviewing and perspective of the technical innovation of the Chinese high-speed rail.

Ministry of Transportation: six new trends of ITS development in China.

"Electronic Police System" Applications in China.

North America

2012 International Transportation Research Information Access Workshop –- Washington, DC, September 12 - 13 2012.

2012 National Rural ITS Conference. -- Biloxi, Mississippi, September 16-19, 2012.

ITS Workshop on Connected Vehicles Moving from Research towards Implementation.

7th International Visualization in Transportation Symposium: Visualization for Big Data -- Irvine, California. October 23 - 25, 2013.
TRB is sponsoring the 7th International Visualization in Transportation Symposium: Visualization for Big Data on October 23-25, 2013, in Irvine, California. The conference is designed to explore future research needs as well as recent findings, new methods, and new software related to visualization in transportation and data.

ITS JPO Newsletter August 2012.

FUNDING: Up to $17 billion in TIFIA loans now available for road, bridge projects.

Lessons Learned from Airport Safety Management Systems Pilot Studies.
Lessons Learned from Airport Safety Management Systems Pilot Studies TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 37: The report addresses SMS pilot study program management; SMS components design, development, and deployment; and SMS challenges and benefits. In simple terms, SMS is a proactive business approach to managing and mitigating potential hazards within the organization to improve safety performance. SMS is comprised of four components (or pillars), including safety policy, safety risk management, safety assurance, and safety promotion.

Challenges With Implementing Near-Term NextGen Capabilities at Congested Airports Could Delay Benefits.

Advancing High-Speed Rail Policy in the United States.
The Mineta Transportation Institute has released a report that reviews international experience with high-speed rail projects to help inform a high-speed rail policy framework for the United States.

BikePlanner.Org – A New Community-Based Trip Routing Tool.

South America

Telematics Brazil & LATAM 2012 -- Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 12th - 13th 2012.

TranspoQuip Latin America 2012. -- Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 21 - 23, 2012.


The 19th ITS World Congress will take place in Vienna, Austria from 22 to 26 October, 2012

Viajeo Final Workshop: Beijing and Shanghai Demo Site Results.

Call for paper: 5th IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Vehicular Communications.

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems: on the road to deployment.

12th International Scientific Conference "Transport Systems Telematics" TST'12, Ustro?, Poland.

Latest edition of the iCar Support Newsletter.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences - Volume 48, Pages 1-3700 (2012), Transport Research Arena 2012.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences - Volume 43, Pages 1-848 (2012), 8th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies (ICTTS 2012).


25th ARRB Conference -- Perth, Western Australia. September 23 - 26, 2012.

35th ATRF Annual Conference -- Perth, Western Australia. September 26 - 28, 2012.

Middle East


M2M + Telematics Asia 2012. -- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -- March, 2013.

COTA Community

2012 International Workshop on Mobile Source PM2.5 Emmission Controls. -- Beijing, China. December 19 - 20, 2012. Emission Workshop Flyer.pdf

16th Internaltional Conference; Road Safety on Four Continents. -- Beijing, China. May 15 - 17, 2013.

Reliability analysis of stochastic park-and-ride network. By Wenbo FAN, School of Transportation and Logistics, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu 610031, China

Modeling the Parking Pricing of Multiple Parking Facilities under Different Operation Regimes. By Fan Wenbo, Muhammad Babar Khan

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