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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - The 17th COTA Annual Winter Symposium - Abstract Submission Deadline: December 9, 2013.
The 17th COTA Annual Winter Symposium will discuss critical issues in technology development and application, research and education that promote safe, sustainable, efficient, and equitable transportation development in response to the rapid urbanization. The Symposium is aimed to provide a forum for transportation professionals from different countries and regions to share their research results, project experiences, and lessons learned. Researchers, educators, practitioners, government officials are encouraged to participate in the Symposium.
Presentation abstracts are limited to one page and must include title and speaker information (name, affiliation, mailing address, email, phone, and fax). Session proposals should be limited to two pages including session themes and speakers. Abstracts and proposals should be written in English.
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Deadline: 5 pm, US Eastern Time December 9, 2013, Monday
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China in Development
The 7th Asia (Beijing) International Content Networking Exhibition, -- Beijing, China, March 4 - 6, 2014.
Xi'an Intelligent traffic safety technology & Application Exhibition 2014, -- Xi'an, May 9 - 11, 2014.
China's first inter-provincial subway is in operation.
Xinjiang: first desert highway construction completed
Tongji professor introduced smart urban traffic monitoring and management service platform
Large-scale integrated airports transport hub technical system planning and design
Hangzhou is pushing new energy transport
New "planning" creates new business opportunities - Comment on the impact of "National Highway Network Plan" on the development of intelligent transportation industry
154 cities going for "Smart City", 1.5 trillion market pending
Most recent ITS development in China.
Webinar: Analyzing Alternative Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Messaging Variants: Trajectory Conversion Algorithm Version 2 Software, -- November 7, 2013
U.S. Department of Transportation to Host a Webinar on the New ITS ePrimer on November 19th
The 2nd International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE 2013), -- Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2-6, 2013.
2014 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, -- Detroit, Michigan, September 7-11, 2014.
Costs for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Infrastructure Improvements: A Resource for Researchers, Engineers, Planners, and the General Public
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center has released a report that provides infrastructure cost estimates for pedestrian and bicycle treatments so as to inform decision making.
America’s Rails with Trails: A Resource for Planners, Agencies, and Advocates on Trails Along Active Railroad Corridors
The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has released a report that examines characteristics of 88 rails-with-trails in 33 states so as to provide stakeholders with a resource to increase awareness and advance polices for trail development.
ITS Conference 2013 - "Triggering ITS deployment", -- Brussels, December 02, 2013.
2013 Annual Polis Conference, -- Brussels, December 4 - 5, 2013.
European Conference on Human Centred Design for ITS, -- Vienna, Austra, June 6 - 6, 2014.
Transports 2014 Publics - The European Mobility Exhibition, -- Paris, France, June 10 - 12, 2014.
Australia & New Zealand
3rd Edition TrafficInfraTech Expo, -- New Delhi, India, November, 21 - 23, 2013.
2nd Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG), -- Agra, India, December 12-15 2013.
Faculty Job in US: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas Tech University.
COTA Call for Paticipation
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