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Monday, August 25, 2014.

Vol. 58-2014-08-25

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China in Development

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


Expert group from China Intelligent Transportation Society visited Northwest of China.
http://www.itschina.org/article.asp?articleid=4050

Reviewing of 2014 Shenzhen International "Internet of Things" Expro.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=64&id=38569

List of 2013 China Highway and Transportation Society's "Science and Technology Award" winners
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_140988.shtml


Investigation of rail based urban industrial, transportation, and spatial integration.
http://www.tranbbs.com/Advisory/Urban/Advisory_140908.shtml

Two thoughts on regional joint developmnt of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei.
http://www.tranbbs.com/Advisory/Urban/Advisory_140984.shtml

Quanzhou is promoting parking guidance system
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_140980.shtml

Real secret trumps behind the smart parking
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/corporation/Newproduct/news_140910.shtml

"Smart City" in China, pains to seek change
http://www.21its.com/news/shidian/2014-08-11/34884.html

Emerging of mobile WiFi on transit in China
http://www.21its.com/news/zixun/2014-08-16/35116.html

3 years plan on building trasportation safety and control systems in the national major road system.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=171&id=38453




Reviewing 17 years of ITS in China.
http://www.tranbbs.com/renwu/Shiqixin/renwu_141400.shtml

Sequelae of losing control of Shenzhen's urban planning: Golf cort everywhere.
http://www.zhinengjiaotong.com/news/show-461106.html

Investment opportunity in ITS marketing in China
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=171&id=38831

Where is the congestion for intelligent public transport
http://www.cpsits.com/zngj/201408/35394.html

ITS Video Reports Website
http://www.21its.com/ITSTV/

China intelligent car usage marketing report
http://www.zhinengjiaotong.com/news/show-461050.html

Lianyungang, the start poing of the "Silk Road" is developing its ITS system
http://www.cpsits.com/czjt/201408/35256.html

Electricity charging services will be lauched among the freeway systems of Beijing, Hong Kong,and Macau.
http://www.cpsits.com/yaowen/201408/35226.html

by Beidou nevigation sysrem is achieving 2.5 meters location accuracy
http://www.cpsits.com/beidou/201408/35254.html

North America

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://ibtta.org/events/82nd-annual-meeting-exhibition

ITS 3C Summit, -- Mobile, Alabama, September 14-17, 2014.
http://www.its3csummit.com/

Call for Abstracts: 2015 Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, Orlando, Florida, October 6-8, 2015.
http://www.ce.ucf.edu/Email/RSS_140804.html

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





ITS America Statement on U.S. DOT Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Technology
http://itsa.org/component/content/article/1-general/1686-its-america-statement-on-us-dot-advance-notice-of-proposed-rulemaking-on-vehicle-to-vehicle-communication-technology




New version of Cyclopath makes bike routing available statewide
http://www.cts.umn.edu/Publications/catalyst/2014/august/cyclopath/index.html

Study finds two types of MnPASS lanes equally safe
http://www.cts.umn.edu/Publications/catalyst/2014/august/mnpass/index.html

Technology shows promise in reducing rural intersection collisions
http://www.cts.umn.edu/Publications/catalyst/2014/august/technology/index.html








Partnership provides real-time truck parking system
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=61479


Anchorage launches site to track road projects, special events
http://www.adn.com/article/20140821/anchorage-launches-site-track-road-projects-special-events


EXCLUSIVE: MTA is testing sensors, video systems that would save people who fall on subway tracks
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/mta-testing-systems-save-people-fall-subway-tracks-article-1.1898975




The Connected Car, Part 1: The Future Starts Now - Will Linux Drive It?
http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/80833.html

The Connected Car, Part 2: Wired For Wireless - It's All Business
http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/80865.html

The Connected Car, Part 3: No Shortcuts to Security
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/80918.html



Americans Aren’t Sure How to Feel About Driverless Cars
http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/techtank/posts/2014/08/18-driverless-cars-survey

Google's driverless car review: The technology easily handles routine driving
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/googles-driverless-car-review-the-technology-easily-handles-routine-driving/492605-11.html


Infiniti Reacts To Video Of Driverless Stunt In One Of Its Cars
http://www.businessinsider.com/infiniti-q50-driverless-car-2014-8

Security, Spectrum in the Connected Vehicle
http://gpsworld.com/security-spectrum-in-the-connected-vehicle/

Europe

eCall Days Germany 2014, -- Berlin, Germany, 16 and 17 September 2014 and Workshop 18 September 2014
http://www.its-nds.de/pages/de/ecall-days-germany/ecall-days-2014.php

2014 European Transport Conference, -- Frankfurt, Germany, September 29 - October 1, 2014
http://aetransport.org/page/open/title/European+Transport+Conference

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

Germany trials green markings on three-lane highways
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=61473

IEEE ICC 2015 Dedicates Premier International Conference to “Smart City & Smart World” Innovations from June 8 – 12 in London, UK
http://www.sys-con.com/node/3149370

Open data and driverless buses: how London transport heads to the future
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/aug/13/transport-london-tube-bus-oyster-data


Death of the car: The tech behind Helsinki's ambitious plan to kill off private vehicles
http://www.zdnet.com/death-of-the-car-the-tech-behind-helsinkis-ambitious-plan-to-kill-off-private-vehicles-7000032735/



New connected car test facility opens in Sweden
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=61735

UK transport minister inspects ‘smart motorways’ control center
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=61681

London to host 'Smart City' conference in 2015
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=61609

Australia & New Zealand


New cameras will target speeding drivers in Queensland
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=61633

Middle East

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

Asia


1st IRF Asia Regional Congress, -- Bali, Indonesia, November 17-19, 2014
http://www.irfnews.org/event/1st-asia-regional-congress/

Japan to Install “Smart” Traffic Lights Throughout Cambodia’s Capital
http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/japan-jica-install-smart-system-of-traffic-lights-phnom-penh

COTA Community

Call for Abstract: 2015 Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, Deadline: October 24, 2014.
http://stc.utk.edu./STCevents/rss2015/

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the International Journal of Transportation on “Catastrophic Event Management.”
http://sersc.org/journals/IJT/cfp/IJT_SERSC%20Journal%20Special%20Issue%20Proposal%20_11-1.pdf

Career Development

Job in EU: Research Fellow in intelligent traffic systems, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=ENVTR0035

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