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Monday, September 09, 2013.

Vol. 33-2013-09-09

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China in Development

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.

Discussion on urban congestion in China.

Discusion of the problems, the consequences and the solutions of the traffic congestion in China.

Experts: solutions for bus violence prevention.

Solving parking probems via new social medias

ITS Electronic toll collection system development forecasting in China

Will the congestion price work in Beijing?

ITS system designing for Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city (SSTEC) -- 1

Beijing to consider fees for car congestion

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.

GIS in Transit Conference, -- Washington, DC, October 16-17, 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.

How U.S. transportation safety has evolved over time: cars, airlines, trains, walking and cycling

Older workers offer highway safety challenge

AASHTO's Member State DOTs Are Using Smart Technology to Keep Infrastructure Operating Safely

Beyond the hype of Hyperloop: An analysis of Elon Musk's proposed transit system

Effortless Passenger Identification System
TRB’s Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Final Report for Transit IDEA Project 70: Effortless Passenger Identification System evaluates the technical, operational, and economic feasibility of using medium-range radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to track transit passengers.

Automatic Crash Notification Project: Assessing Montana’s Motor Vehicle Crash and Related Injury Data Infrastructure
The Montana Department of Transportation has released a report that discusses the context of routing advanced automatic crash notification messages into the emergency response system.

The Effective Integration of Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation Tools
The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released a report that details a concept for an open-source data hub developed to enable the exchange of model information across multiple resolutions for travel demand forecasting.

Modeling Seniors’ Activity-Travel Data
The Illinois Center for Transportation has released a report that discusses the dynamics of elderly activity-travel behavior and its potential effects on the transportation system.

Toll traffic in slight drift downward in New York area, toll facilities in decent shape to cope with likely slight recovery

Road fatalities rise on long weekends, but not for the usual reasons

VelociRFTA - Our Nation’s First Rural Bus Rapid Transit System

A fatal trend: N.J. train deaths have increased since state launched safety initiative

Tracking the trail: Sensors on Mount Vernon path collect data to aid transportation planning

How cloud accelerates development and delivery of in-car software


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.

ITS Conference 2013 - "Triggering ITS deployment", -- Brussels, December 02, 2013.

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

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

Speed cameras reduce serious road accidents, study finds

Does pressing the pedestrian crossing button actually do anything?

EU Champions of Transport Research Competition

Traffic Techinology International - August/Septemper 2013.

Australia & New Zealand

the August issue of Urban4square Monthly

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.

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