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Monday, August 26, 2013.

Vol. 32-2013-08-26

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China in Development

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

8th ITS China Annual Meeting, -- Hefei, China, September 26 - 28, 2013.

Xi'an Intelligent traffic safety technology & Application Exhibition 2014, -- Xi'an, May 9 - 11, 2013.

The 7th Asia (Beijing) International Content Networking Exhibition, -- Beijing, China, March 4 - 6, 2014.

First aerial based incident information fast acquisition system

37 cities in China have parking advisory systems

Safety issues of traffic light application in China.

Comparison of the status of traffic management between China and Japan.

The future of intelligent urban traffic networking.

Problem of "E-police" operation mode in China

Where is the road (infrastructure) that can support the driveless vehicles.

New bus based "e-police" system in Shanghai

North America

81st Annual Meeting & Exhibition - Moving Smaarter: How Tolling Meets the Challenge, -- Vancouver, BC CANADA, September 22 - 25, 2013

Connected Vehicle Public Meeting, -- Arlington, VA, September 24 - 26, 2013.

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

7th International Visualization in Transportation Symposium: Visualization for Big Data, -- Irvine, California, October 23 - 25, 2013.

The 2nd International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE 2013), -- Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2-6, 2013.

Transportation Secretary Foxx: States and Local Governments Need to Step Up Too

6 Questions States Need to Ask About Self-Driving Cars

Successfully Managing Traffic Incidents Is No Accident

International Intelligent Transportation World Congress Selects Montreal as 2017 Host

Americans Growing Less Concerned about Dangerous Driving Behaviors

Improving our Understanding of How Highway Congestion and Price Affect Travel Demand
TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Report S2-C04-RW-1: Improving our Understanding of How Highway Congestion and Price Affect Travel Demand includes mathematical descriptions of the full range of highway user behavioral responses to congestion, travel time reliability, and pricing. The descriptions included in the report were achieved by mining existing data sets. The report estimates a series of nine utility equations, progressively adding variables of interest.

A Context Aware Transit Navigator
TRB’s Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Final Report for Transit IDEA Project 65: A Context Aware Transit Navigator explores a real-time transit navigation system. The system integrates the route- planning and real-time tracking functionality with a real-time, context-aware application that can be accessed by an end-user’s smartphone.

Role of Transit Service Providers in Land Development
Reconnecting America has released a report that discusses a cost-benefit analysis from financial reports of two agencies known for their involvement and investment in land development.

Review of Factors that Influence Airport-Intercity Passenger Rail Connectivity
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has released a report that discusses the scope, benefits, and costs of air-rail connectivity; factors affecting the development and use of air-rail connectivity; and potential strategies to improve air-rail connectivity.

Flexible Carpooling to Transit Stations
TRB’s Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Final Report for Transit IDEA Project 61: Flexible Carpooling to Transit Stations explores a flexible carpooling service designed to increase carpooling to transit stations.

Beyond counting cars: Transportation planners embrace big data

N.J. red-light cameras ensnaring motorists with quick yellow lights, lawmaker says

Gov. Deval Patrick pushes all-electronic tolling for Massachusetts Turnpike, ending need for toll collectors

Experts Predict When Cars Will Drive Autonomously During LA Auto Show/Connected Car Expo Press Days November 19-21!

Tomorrow’s Car Will See Around Corners And Have Outside Airbags


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

MOBiNET Stakeholder Workshop - Help design the future Internet of Mobility, -- Tuesday, 17 September 2013.

European Transport Conference 2013, -- Frankfurt, Germany, Sept.30 - Oct. 2, 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, November 5 - 7, 2013.

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

Transports 2014 Publics - The European Mobility Exhibition, -- Paris, France, June 10 - 12, 2014.

Exclusive Interviews from Telematics Thought Leaders

HS2 costs could mean rail nightmare, says Darling!

Australia & New Zealand

How to be a better transport professional

Analytics helping ‘smart’ Sydney Airport get off the ground

Robotic Work Zone Flaggers

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.


5th Annual Telematics Japan 2013, -- Tokyo, Japan, October 8 - 10, 2013.

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

9th Rail World Summit 2013, -- Bangkok, Thailand, October 24 - 25, 2013.

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

South Korean road wirelessly recharges OLEV buses

Vietnam taps Big Data to avoid China’s traffic catastrophe

Career Opportunities

Job in US: Transportation Engineering Position - Rutgers University,false

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