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Monday, September 10, 2012.

Vol. 7-2012-09-10

Dear COTA Members and Friends:

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China in Development

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.

Analysis of Industrial Marketing Value and Operation Modes of the Conneted-Vehicle Networking.

Transportation is the most mature marketing of the satellite navigation applications.

Current Status of ATIS Services in China.

25 Rail Transit System Projects Got Approved Nationwide, Local Fanancial Supporting Might have Problems.

How to do the economic evaluation of the ITS management system.

Current Status and Problems of QingDao Public Transportation Systems.

Nation to upgrade maritime satellite network by 2020.

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.

T3 Webinar: Adaptive Signal Control Initiatives and Validation Program

Are We There Yet? New Research Aims to Cut Flight Delays, Fuel Costs.

Traffic Technology International - August/September 2012.

Ignition Magazine: News from TRB's IDEA Programs – Fall/Winter 2012.
The latest issue of Ignition, a periodic news magazine from TRB's Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) programs, examines a smart phone application designed to help reduce expensive paratransit trips; a laser-based system that can measure the shape, position, and dimension of bridge members; a prototype sensing platform that can detect driver drowsiness without physical contact; audio cues to help truck drivers stay alert; and more.

A Toolkit for Reporting Rural and Specialized Transit Data--Making Transit Count.
TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Results Digest 373: A Toolkit for Reporting Rural and Specialized Transit Data—Making Transit Count presents the results of an analysis of automated transit data collection and analysis procedures in state department of transportation transit units. The report also provides a toolkit for next-generation transit data analysis focused on approaches and practices that have been used successfully in collecting, managing, and reporting data for rural transit and specialized transit service programs.

Look Ma, No Hands! Expert Members of IEEE Identify Driverless Cars As Most Viable Form of Intelligent Transportation, Dominating the Roadway by 2040 and Sparking Dramatic Changes In Vehicular Travel

South America

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


iVi Connected In-vehicle Infotainment Global Summit 2012, -- London, UK, September 25 - 26, 2012.

Travel 2020 -the future of passenger transport, -- London, UK, October 10 - 11, 2012.

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

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

ITS Conference 2012 - "Towards first ITS specifications.

Research in Transportation Business & Management.

TEC Global Research Hub.

Middle East

Gulf Traffic - Keep the Middle East on the Move. Abu Dhabi, Nov. 19 - 21, 2012.


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

Urban Transport World Asia Jakarta, Indonesia, October 30 - 31, 2012.

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.

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