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Monday, September 08, 2014.

Vol. 59-2014-09-08

Dear COTA Members and Friends:

The "COTA E-News" is intended to enhance the communications among overseas transportation professionals and their counterparts in China, and promote the networking and collaboration among COTA members and friends. Your support and feedbacks are warmly welcome and highly appreciated!

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COTA in action

CALL FOR PAPERS - The 15th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals(CICTP2015) - Abstract Submission Deadline October 1, 2014.
http://www.cota-home.org/Events_CICTP.html

Survey on COTA Student Service: Let's Serve You Better!
http://ucbpsych.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_e8JziCFOuLQTNyt

China in Development

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

2014 Shanghai international satelite navigation technology & equipment expro.
http://www.navigationfair.com/


Reviewing: the 6th China International Fair of Traffic Security Products
http://www.tranbbs.com//special/ITS_exhibit2014/#7
http://www.21its.com/zhuanti/8-2/aqcp/

Innovative Taxi services: design of cloud based Tax system and application
http://www.cpsits.com/hyyy/201408/35459.html

Beijing is fighting for "the most Congested September".
http://www.21its.com/news/zixun/2014-08-29/35670.html

Comparison analysis of five mainstream video mintoring paftforms
http://www.cpsits.com/jtjk/201408/35457.html

Design of roundabout with dedicated bike lane.
http://www.tranbbs.com/Advisory/TPlan/Advisory_142367.shtml

CNNIC Report: Baidu is on the top of the map market.
http://www.cpsits.com/toutiao/201408/35547.html

Chinese government is setting up one hundred billion fund in promoting electric car industry
http://www.cpsits.com/toutiao/201408/35527.html


With the increasing demand of transportation, how ITS can help soulve the problems
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_142450.shtml

Alibaba's automotive Internet territory.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=50&id=39123

Congestion releafing with "Chinese Styles" is a long way to go.
http://www.21its.com/news/shidian/2014-09-02/35803.html

Chinese style dilemma of connected vehicle.
http://www.cpsits.com/clw/201409/35712.html

Connected Vehicles - New Marketing Opportunities Brought by Security Technologies.
http://www.cpsits.com/clw/201409/35623.html

Shenzhen is planning for higher parking charge.
http://www.cpsits.com/jjfa/201408/35469.html


Two faces of building Intelligent City.
http://www.21its.com/news/shidian/2014-09-07/35956.html

Intelligent Pedestrain Crossing in Russia
http://www.21its.com/news/zixun/2014-09-05/35925.html

Transportation demand is increasing, How the ITS is going to deal with it?
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=64&id=39306

How to Build Integrated ITS Platform
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=64&id=39389


Coordinating development of Connected Networking and Internet
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=171&id=39293


The IoT China 2014 Conference and China Connected Vehicle and ITS Expo and Forum 2014 will be held in Shanghai in October
http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/news-releases/the-iot-china-2014-conference-and-china-connected-vehicle-and-its-expo-and-forum-2014-will-be-held-in-shanghai-in-october-272925751.html

North America

IBTTA 82nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition, -- Austin, Texas, September 13 - 17 2014.
http://ibtta.org/events/82nd-annual-meeting-exhibition

Call for Abstracts - 2015 AASHTO/TRB Conference on Transportation Infrastructure Maintenance and Operations, Des Moines, Iowa, July 2015.
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/conferences/2015/AASHTO_TRB_Maintenance_Conference_Call_for_Abstracts.pdf

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

Nominations sought for 2015 TRB Outstanding Young Member Award, Deadline October 17, 2014.
http://yptransportation.org/2014/08/18/nominations-sought-for-2015-trb-outstanding-young-member-award/

NIST kicks off round 2 of SmartAmerica Challenge
http://gcn.com/articles/2014/08/29/nist-smartamerica-challenge.aspx


Smart cars, smart roads seen in nationwide survey as boosting safety, reinventing transportation
http://news.hntb.com/news-releases/smart-cars-smart-roads-seen-in-nationwide-survey-as-boosting-safety-reinventing-transportation.htm





Mitigating Work Zone Safety and Mobility Challenges through Intelligent Transportation Systems
http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/fhwahop14007/index.htm



A Framework for Improving Travel Time Reliability
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/169243.aspx
TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Reliability Project L17 has released a has released a prepublication, non-edited version of a report titled A Framework for Improving Travel Time Reliability that describes the results of a project designed to identify and enhance the dissemination of transportation systems management and operations (TSM&O) information.

Pilot Testing of SHRP 2 Reliability Data and Analytical Products: Southern California Pilot Site
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/shrp2/SHRP2_L38A_prepubPilot.pdf
TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Reliability Project L38 has released a pre-publication, non-edited version of a report that tested SHRP 2's reliability analytical products at a Southern California pilot site. The Southern California site focused on two freeway facilities: I-210 in Los Angeles County and I-5 in Orange County. The pilot testing demonstrates that the reliability analysis tools have the potential for modeling reliability impacts but require some modifications before they are ready for use by agencies.

Effectiveness of Safety and Public Service Announcement Messages on Dynamic Message Signs
http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/fhwahop14015/index.htm


Study: Tweets during 2013 Colorado floods gave engineers valuable data on infrastructure damage
http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/study-tweets-during-2013-colorado-floods-gave-engineers-valuable-data-on-infrastructure-damage

How Technology Can End Highway Fatalities
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2467284,00.asp

This Life-Saving App Will Let Drivers Know When Bikes Are Near Their Cars
http://www.fastcoexist.com/3035085/this-life-saving-app-will-let-drivers-know-when-bikes-are-near-their-cars



This Seat Belt Could Stop You From Falling Asleep At The Wheel
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/24/seat-belt-drowsy-drivers_n_5700989.html







Point of Law: Do 'safe passing' regulations really make it safer for cyclists if they're not enforced?
http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/point-of-law-do-safe-passing-regulations-really-make-it-safer-for-cyclists-if-theyre-not-enforced/Content?oid=1772587

Now we have scientific proof that bikeshare makes your city cleaner
http://urbanful.org/2014/08/19/now-scientific-proof-bikeshare-makes-city-cleaner/

SURVEY: BICYCLISTS UNSURE OF CONNECTED AND AUTOMATED CAR TECHNOLOGY
http://bikeleague.org/content/survey-bicyclists-unsure-connected-and-automated-car-technology

This is what the future of a drone-filled America could look like
http://www.theverge.com/2014/8/22/6057539/drone-zoning-concept-for-regulating-flight-times-locations

Vehicle-to-Vehicle: 7 Things to Know About Uncle Sam's Plan
http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1323617







Google’s driverless car might not be completely self driving anymore
http://thenextdigit.com/10985/googles-driverless-car-completely-self-driving-anymore/




A driverless car “utopia” could soon be here, and this company will be behind it
http://qz.com/255962/a-self-driving-car-utopia-could-soon-be-here-and-this-company-will-be-behind-it/


Point-to-Point Car-Share Service Car2Go Getting Ready to Launch in Brooklyn
http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/08/27/point-to-point-car-share-service-car2go-getting-ready-to-launch-in-brooklyn/

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

Mobility Technology - 5th Iberian Congress of Parking and Mobility, -- Lisboa, Portugal, September 17 - 19, 2014.
http://mobilidade2014.pt/en/

International Conference on Connected Vehicles, -- Brussels, September 18, 2014
http://www.development-institute.com/en/sitededie/41/connected_vehicles/event

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

ConnecteDriver, -- Brussels, January 28 - 29, 2015.
http://www.connectedriver.events/speakers


London to get hybrid buses that could charge wirelessly
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/aug/28/london-tfl-hybrid-buses-wireless

Urban mobility in transition?
http://matters.civity.de/index_en.html

Greater safety and security at Europe's train stations
http://phys.org/news/2014-09-greater-safety-europe-stations.html

Australia & New Zealand


Queensland brings GPS ambulance tracking to the public
http://www.cnet.com/au/news/queensland-gps-ambulance-tracking/

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/


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

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