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Monday, October 22, 2012.

Vol. 10-2012-10-22

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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China in Development

Intertraffic China 2013; Connecting Innovation to Infrastructure -- Shanghai, China. March 4 - 6, 2013.
http://www.intertrafficchina.com/index.htm

CRTS China 2013 - No.1 Rail Transit Exhibition in Asia -- Shanghai, China. April 28 - 30, 2013.
http://www.crtschina.com/en/

ITS Expro 2013 (Shenzhen) -- Shenzhen, China. May 28 - 30, 2013.
http://www.its-expo.com/

Rail+Metro China 2013 -- Shanghai, China. June 4 - 6, 2013.
http://www.metro-china.org/indexen.asp

CITP 2013 - the 5th International Intelligent Transportation and Parking Equiptment Exhibition -- Shanghai, China. June 25 - 27, 2013.
http://www.citp-expo.com/

"The image representatives" of Chinese ITS.
http://www.zhinengjiaotong.com/news/show-458000.html

The key of congestion releasing is to improve the quality of traffic management.
http://www.cpsits.com/bencandy.php?fid=384&id=9342

Freeway congestion (in China) needs systematic analysis.
http://news.9to.com/show-16403.html

North America

Transpo 2012 - ITS: It's not that scary, -- Bonita Springs, Florida, October, 28 - 31, 2012.
http://www.itstranspo.org/

AERIS Fall/Winter 2012-13 Webinar Series Announcement.
http://www.its.dot.gov/meetings/aeris_webinar2012-13.htm


Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting. -- Washington, D,C., January 13 - 17, 2013. http://www.trb.org/AnnualMeeting2013/AnnualMeeting2013.aspx

7th International Visualization in Transportation Symposium: Visualization for Big Data -- Irvine, California. October 23 - 25, 2013.
http://www.trbvis.org/visualization-symposium
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.

Call for abstract: ITS America's 23rd Annual Meeting & Exposition -- Nashville, Tennessee, April 22 - 24, 2013
http://itswc.confex.com/itswc/AM2013/cfp.cgi

The U.S. Department of Transportation Updates the ITS Strategic Research Plan, 20102014.
http://www.its.dot.gov/strategic_plan_update.htm

ITS America Announces Call for Entries for 2013 Best of ITS Awards.
http://www.itsa.org/component/content/article/1-general/1485-best-if-its-awards



T3 Webinar: Keeping Risks in Check: Applying the Updated FHWA Model Systems Engineering Document to Adaptive Signal Control Technology Systems (ASCT) Implementation.
http://www.pcb.its.dot.gov/t3/s121031_asct_impl.asp

Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation for Traffic Incident Management Applications.
http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/fhwahop12045/index.htm

Guidelines for Disseminating Road Weather Advisory & Control Information.
http://ntl.bts.gov/lib/45000/45600/45623/FinalPackage_JPO-12-046_V1.pdf

Human Factors Guidelines for Road Systems: Second Edition.
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_rpt_600Second.pdf

Curbing Teen Driver Crashes: An In-Depth Look at State Novice Driver Initiatives.
http://www.ghsa.org/html/publications/sfteens12.html
This publication looks at what states are doing to address teen driver safety through strengthening Graduated Driver License (GDL) laws; ensuring law enforcement support for these laws; engaging parents and teens; improving driver education; and garnering consistent media coverage.




Enhancing Internal Trip Capture Estimation for Mixed-Use Developments.
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_rpt_684.pdf



ANN ARBOR: Local resident given Mercedes Benz 'smart car' to drive in UMTRI stud.
http://www.heritage.com/articles/2012/10/07/ann_arbor_journal/news/doc5071f45b5ed8d709565493.txt?viewmode=fullstory

South America

TranspoQuip Latin America 2012. -- Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 21 - 23, 2012.
http://www.transpoquip.com/index.html

Europe

Call for paper: 5th IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Vehicular Communications.
http://eurofot-ip.eu/en/news_and_events/call_for_papers_5th_ieee_international_symposium_on_wireless_vehicular_communications.htm


3rd International Conference on Urban Transportation Systems, -- Paris, France, November 12 - 14, 2012.
http://content.asce.org/conferences/tdi/utsconference/

First European Aviation Conference, -- Berlin, Germany, November 22 - 23, 2012.
http://www.eac-conference.com/

V2X for Auto Safety and Mobility Europe 2013, -- Frankfurt, Germany, February, 20 - 21, 2013.
http://www.telematicsupdate.com/vehicle-to-vehicle-conference-europe/contentbrochurelaunch.php


Final DETRA project key materials now published.
http://www.fehrl.org/?m=33&a=content&id=721



Australia

AITPM National Conference 2013.
http://www.aitpm.com.au/



Mobility Management Australia: Pedestrian signals countdown timers. Time to move on.
http://mobilitymanagementaustralia.blogspot.com.au/

Middle East

Gulf Traffic - Keep the Middle East on the Move. Abu Dhabi, Nov. 19 - 21, 2012.
http://www.gulftraffic.com/en/Home/

3rd Annual Road Planning and Construction - Middle East, -- Doha, Qatar, February 25 - 28, 2013.
http://www.roadinfrastructureme.com/Event.aspx?id=759092

Asia

2nd Annual Conference on Operation, Maintenance and Tolling in Road Sector. -- New Delhi, India, November 5 - 6, 2012.
http://www.indiainfrastructure.com/confpdf/conf_omt_nov2012.pdf

BBC News India: Delhi row over bus lane reveals class divide.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-19572583

COTA Community

2012 International Workshop on Mobile Source PM2.5 Emmission Controls. -- Beijing, China. December 19 - 20, 2012.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Activities/2012/2012 Emission Workshop Flyer.pdf

16th Internaltional Conference; Road Safety on Four Continents. -- Beijing, China. May 15 - 17, 2013.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Activities/2012/RS4C.cal.for.abstracts.pdf

The 2nd International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety?ICTIS 2013?Wuhan, China, 2013
http://www.ictis-online.org:8080/ictis/

Job Opportunities

Traffic Operations Researcher, University of Wisconsin - Madison.
http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=74775

IT Traffic Management Systems Engineer, University of Wisconsin - Madison.
http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=71786

Senior Transportation Systems Faculty Position, University of South Florida.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2012/Senior Transportation Systems Faculty Position October 5 2012.pdf

COTA Call for Paticipation

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