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Monday, December 1, 2014

Vol. 65-2014-12-01

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COTA in action

COTA TRB Reception During TRB 94th Annual Meeting
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Conference/COTA_TRB_2015/COTA_TRB_Reception2015.pdf

COTA Newsletter Vol.17 No. 2, Sep., 2014
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - The 18th COTA Annual Winter Symposium "TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM EMPOWERED BY BIG DATA", -- Washington, D.C., January 11, 2015. - Abstract Submission Deadline - December 8, 2014.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Conference/Symposium_2015/COTA 18 Winter Symposium Call For Abstract.pdf

China in Development

2014 Shanghai international satelite navigation technology & equipment expro. -- Shanghai, December 9 - 11, 2014.
http://www.navigationfair.com/

2014 China transport information and intelligence development promotion conference, -- Beijing, December 11 - 12, 2014.
http://baizercn.gotoip55.com/index.html#

2015 ITS China Yearly Grand Ceremony, -- Beijing, January, 16, 2015.
http://www.21its.com/zhuanti/8-2/2015ITS/

2015 Intertraffic China, Shanghai, March 31 - April 2, 2015.
http://www.china-its.org/

14th ITS Asia Pacific Forum, -- Nanjing, Jiangsu, April 27 - 29, 2015.
http://www.itsap2015.cn/index.php?classid=7188

2015 Shanghai International Command and Control Technology and Equipment Exhibition, -- Shanghai, June 10 - 12, 2015.
http://www.shcctexpo.com/

2015 ITS Expro. (Shenzhen), -- Shenzhen, June 14 - 26, 2015.
http://www.its-expo.com/index.php?lang=cn

2015 fifth session of Asia (Beijing) International Intelligent Traffic and road safety exhibition, -- Beijing, June 16 - 18, 2015.
http://www.zhinengjiaotong.com/exhibit/show-641.html

CPSE 2015 - the 15th China Public Security Expro, -- Shenzhen, October 31 - November 1, 2015
http://www.its-expo.com/index.php


Driver population in China reaches 300 million, top in the world
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_148948.shtml

Beijing will evaluate public trasit ticket pricing adjustment policy every 5 years.
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_148927.shtml

China will implement the longest ETC freeway system in the world next year.
http://www.tranbbs.com/news/cnnews/news_148922.shtml

2014 mobile taxi system industrial report
http://www.tranbbs.com/application/Taxi/application_148879.shtml

"Cool-down" thinking of ITS development
http://www.cpsits.com/scyj/201411/36099.html


Building "Smart City" under "Big Data" environment
http://www.21its.com/news/shidian/2014-11-25/38420.html

"Golden Kylin" Smart City Discussion Forum: froming burning money to earning monay
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=171&id=43250

Why domestic made signal controllers did not become maonstream products?
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=171&aid=43225&page=1

Shenzhen exprience: "eletronic police" is taking 80% enforcement tasks
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=4&id=43266

GM Shanghai announced connected vehicle strategy
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=50&id=43133

Discussion of future connected vehicle networking
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=50&id=43210

Connecting with Webchat, new "playing -mode" for Guanzhi automobile.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=50&id=43212

Vison future, 5 trends of ITS traveling
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=56&id=43202

Will the parking guidance fix the cities' problems?
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=64&id=42713

Yu, Zhi: OPEN ITS based on "Big Data"
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=59&id=42921


North America

Webinar: Let’s Talk Performance:Theory vs. Practice -- Linking Performance Measures to Outcomes, December 9, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-performancetheory-vs-practice-linking-performance-measures-to-outcomes-registration-14075856265

Florida Automated Vehicles Summit 2014, -- Orlando, Florida, December 15 - 16, 2014.
http://www.automatedfl.com/events/2014summit/

2015 Texas Transportation Forum, -- Austin, Texas, January 14 - 16, 2015.
http://tti.tamu.edu/conferences/ttf15/

Call for Submissions: Transportation Association of Canada(TAC) Annual Meeting, -- Charlottetown, PEI, September 27 - 30, 2015.
http://tac-atc.ca/en/call-papers



Call for paper: IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2015, -- Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 15 – 18 September 2015.
http://www.itsc2015.org/content/cfp

Experts: Self-Driving Cars Could Add $1.3 Trillion to U.S. Economy
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/driving-cars-could-add-13-751412




ITS-JPO Report: The Smart/Connected City and Its Implications for Connected Transportation
http://ntl.bts.gov/lib/54000/54200/54204/smart_connected_city_FINAL_111314.pdf
This white paper outlines the potential for the emerging connected transportation system to interface with smart/connected cities. Its aim is to lay the foundation for defining steps that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Connected Vehicle Program should take to identify and exploit opportunities to help ensure that connected vehicles and connected transportation fulfill their potential to improve safety, mobility, and environmental outcomes in future complexly interdependent and multimodal environments.

ITS-JPO Report: Transit Safety Retrofit Package Development Architecture and Design Specifications
http://ntl.bts.gov/lib/54000/54000/54071/14-119.pdf
The Architecture and Design Specifications capture the TRP system architecture and design that fulfills the technical objectives stated in the TRP requirements document. The document begins with an architectural overview that identifies and describes the top-level components of the system and describes how those components interface with critical internal and external elements.

ITS-JPO Report: 2014 ITS Benefits, Costs, and Lessons Learned Report
http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=f7b43f07-5177-4ab1-b34f-9d4dea90aa77&c=77da6f90-5104-11e3-8e6b-d4ae52a4597c&ch=7a7c1c80-5104-11e3-8e6c-d4ae52a4597c
The report is based on three related Web-based databases, known collectively as the ITS Knowledge Resources. The ITS Joint Program Office's evaluation program developed the Knowledge Resources to support informed decision making regarding ITS investments by tracking the effectiveness of deployed ITS. The Knowledge Resources contain over 18 years of summaries of the benefits, costs, and lessons learned of specific ITS implementations, drawn primarily from written sources such as ITS evaluation studies, research syntheses, handbooks, journal articles, and conference papers.

Inflight Volume 5/Issues 6, November/December 2014
http://www.hmgaerospace.com/hmgmags/Inflight2014/novemberdecember/index.html

Internet of Things Helps Buffalo, Other Cities with Snow Removal
http://www.govtech.com/data/Internet-of-Things-Helps-Buffalo-Other-Cities-with-Snow-Removal.html


Beating jams and business benefits: interview with Esri
http://360.here.com/2014/11/20/beating-jams-business-benefits-interview-esri/


Boston is Tweaking Maximum Parking Hours in the Innovation District to Open Up More Spaces
http://bostinno.streetwise.co/2014/11/16/boston-parking-meters-how-long-can-someone-park-in-the-innovation-district/

City’s online map app updates its project list and adds more data
http://bikeportland.org/2014/11/17/citys-online-map-app-updates-project-list-adds-data-113565



Real-time mapping service coordinates Chicago's road work
http://gcn.com/articles/2014/11/19/chicago-transportation-dotmaps.aspx


Gov’t Data Sharpens Focus on Crude-Oil Train Routes
http://www.propublica.org/article/govt-data-sharpens-focus-on-crude-oil-train-routes


Are companies ready to embrace the Internet of Things?
http://www.itproportal.com/2014/11/24/companies-ready-embrace-internet-of-things-iot/

How bright is the future of our transportation systems?
http://www.maximomary.com/how-bright-is-the-future-of-our-transportation-systems/

Autonomous Vehicles Are Coming…But When?
http://gpsworld.com/autonomous-vehicles-are-coming-but-when/

Proposed Distracted Driving Law Won't Stop Siri
http://kuow.org/post/proposed-distracted-driving-law-wont-stop-siri


A System That Any Automaker Can Use to Build Self-Driving Cars
http://www.wired.com/2014/11/delphi-automated-driving-system/


The Connected Car of 2029 Might Be More Human Than Machine
http://www.psfk.com/2014/11/la-design-challenge-2014.html

Europe

Call for papers: 18th EURO Working Group on Transportation, Delft, The Netherlands, July, 14 – 16 2015.
http://us9.campaign-archive2.com/?u=ed304281ad71e45d34fcf1334&id=648663c7ab&e=81aba6cc03

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

Future Travel Experience Europe 2015, -- London, February 2 - 4 , 2015.
http://www.futuretravelexperience.com/fte-europe/

Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 2015, -- Stuttgart, Germany, June, 17 - 18, 2015.
http://ukipmemail.com/interface/external_view_email.php?B92727647697945213238416502613

Call for paper: 22nd ITS World Congress, Bordeaux, France, October 5 - 9, 2015.
http://www.itsworldcongress.com/bordeaux-2015/






System to cut traffic pollution in Swansea from 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-30103702


European Space Agency contracts Inmarsat to develop space-based aviation data link for European airspace
http://www.inmarsat.com/press-release/european-space-agency-contracts-inmarsat-develop-space-based-aviation-data-link-european-airspace/


Australia & New Zealand

2016 Asia Pacific Student Excellence Scholarship Program
http://www.itsworldcongress2016.com/home/student-scholarships

23rd ITS World Congress, Melbourne, Australia, October 10 - 14, 2016.
http://www.itsworldcongress2016.com/


Are more roads the solution to Sydney’s traffic congestion?
http://www.parkingconsultants.com/are-more-roads-the-solution-to-sydneys-traffic-congestion/

Middle East

Gulf Traffic, -- Dubai, December 8-10, 2014.
http://www.gulftraffic.com/

Asia

Call for Papers: 2015 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, -- Seoul, Korea, June 28 – July 1, 2015,
http://www.iv2015.org/images/sub/call_for_papers/IV2015_CFP_140818.pdf


Fujitsu Provides its SPATIOWL Traffic Information Service to Indonesian Toll Road Management Company PT. Marga Utama Nusantara
http://www.fujitsu.com/global/about/resources/news/press-releases/2014/1125-01.html

How VMoney can help solve congestion in the Philippine public transport system
https://www.techinasia.com/vmoney-philippines-public-transportation-congestion/

COTA Community

7th International Symposium on Travel Demand Management - DEADLINE EXTENDED - Dec. 15, 2014.
http://www.tdmsymposium.org/
http://papers.tdmsymposium.org/index.php/index/index/index/index

Dear TDM Researchers and/or Practitioners:

We're pleased to announce the deadline for Abstracts/Papers submission for the 7th International Symposium on Travel Demand Management has now been extended to Dec. 15, 2014. The symposium will be held in Tucson Arizona, USA, April 13-15, 2015, with the theme of "Dynamics of Travel Demand Management." The goal of this conference is to connect the domestic and international TDM research and practice communities to spark ideas that inspire the present and future direction of TDM in urban mobility. The conference will feature both an academic track and an industrial track.
This email is our call for abstracts to be considered for presentation, and call for papers for consideration of both presentation & publication at the 2015 TDM symposium. More information is below. I encourage you to submit your research and register to attend this event. On behalf of the organizing committee, we're pleased to be bringing this renowned conference to the U.S. for the first time, and we're looking forward to seeing active researchers and practitioners like yourself in Tucson, Arizona next year!

COTA Call for Paticipation

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