Member Only  
 
 
 

 

 

COTA E-News

Monday, December 3, 2012.

Vol. 13-2012-12-03

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!

Please visit COTA web site at www.cota-home.org, or www.nacota.org (temporal site accessible in China).
Share your news with COTA community by submitting it to news@cota-home.org

COTA in Action

CALL FOR PAPERS: 13th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals(CICTP 2013), -- Shenzhen, China, August 13 - 16, 2013.
http://www.nacota.org/Events_CICTP.html
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Conference/CICTP2013/CICTP2013 CFP-English-Final Version 1.1.pdf

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Session on “Cutting-edge Information and Communications Technologies to Improve Transportation Safety, Mobility and Sustainability” at CICTP 2013.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Conference/CICTP2013/Special_Session_for_CICTP_2013.pdf

China in Development

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

2013 International Highway Technology Summit -- Beijinghina April 16 - 18, 2013.
http://gclt.chinahighway.com/e/index.php

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/

China's road traffic lights set problems and countermeasures.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=58&id=4078

Guangzhou traffic congestion trends and solutions.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=58&id=4079

Hefei intelligent transportation systems deloyment status.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=58&aid=4003&page=1

Explore key issues in the roads' speed limit.
http://www.its114.com/bencandy.php?fid=58&aid=3921&page=1

14th China International Hi-Tech Fair: overviewing new scientific and technological achievements of the automotive sector.
http://www.51telematics.com/info/exhibition/24403.html

China's connected vehicle networking development status and problems analysis.
http://www.zhinengjiaotong.com/news/show-458181.html

China's driverless car completed the freeway test.
http://www.im2m.com.cn/Item/64309.aspx

Expert calls for high-tech traffic control.
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-11/26/content_15960639.htm

North America

FTA Webinar: OVERVIEW OF MAP-21 APPORTIONMENT NOTICE AND GUIDANCE: WHAT DOES IT MEAN?.
http://www.fta.dot.gov/legislation_law/about_FTA_14929.html

Smart Parking Symposium -- Jersey City, New Jersey, December 10, 2012.
http://www.itsa.org/events/smartparkingsymposium

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

ITS America: Webinar Series on ITS.
http://www.itsa.org/events/webinarseries

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

Planning, Developing and Implementing Smart Transportation, –- Richmond, VA, May 29 - 31, 2013.
http://www.wplgroup.com/aci/conferences/us-st1-smart-transportation.asp

Call for abstracts: the 2013 National Rural ITS Conference -- Saint Cloud, Minnesota.
http://hosted-p0.vresp.com/281841/7765bc07d7/ARCHIVE

Top 10 Transportation Projects in Country Compete for National Awards.
http://www.americastransportationaward.org/




Partnerships with Japan, EU Accelerate ITS Development.
http://www.volpe.dot.gov/noteworthy/2012/pwjeaid.html


The SHRP 2 Naturalistic Driving Study: Addressing Driver Performance and Behavior in Traffic Safety.
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/trnews/trnews282SHRP2nds.pdf
A featured article in the September-October 2012 issue of TR News reviews the largest-ever naturalistic driving study, which is being conducted at six sites by TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2).

Site-Based Video System Design and Development.
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/shrp2/SHRP2_S2-S09-RW-1.pdf
TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Report S2-S09-RW-1: Site-Based Video System Design and Development documents the development of a Site Observer, a prototype system capable of capturing vehicle movements through intersections by using a site-based video imaging system.

Developing Regional Mobility Management Centers.
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/Onlinepubs/IDEA/FinalReports/Transit/Transit50.pdf
TRB’s Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Final Report for Transit IDEA Project 50: Developing Regional Mobility Management Centers explores how transit agencies might seamlessly integrate the information and capabilities of multiple software applications for scheduling and dispatching paratransit services.

IEEE ITS SOCIETY NEWSLETTER - Vol. 14, No. 4 October 2012.
http://sites.ieee.org/itss/files/2012/11/v14n4.pdf



Pedestrian Forum - Fall 2012.
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/pedforum/2012/fall/fall2012.pdf
The latest edition of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) Pedestrian Forum Newsletter is now available. The newsletter highlights recent pedestrian safety activities related to engineering, enforcement, education, and emergency services that will help save lives.






Is fog the most dangerous weather condition for road users?
http://www.highwaysindustry.com/News/Is-fog-the-most-dangerous-weather-for-road-users-112503

$25 Million Michigan Project Hopes to Add Cars to Internet of Things.
http://singularityhub.com/2012/12/01/25-million-michigan-project-hopes-to-add-cars-to-internet-of-things/

Europe

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

Call for paper: 16th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transport System, -- The Hague, The Netherlands, October 6 - 9, 2013.
http://www.ieee-itsc13.org/

Call for paper: 13th International Conference Intelligent Transportation Systems Telecommunications (ITST-2013), -- Tampere, Finland, October 16 - 18, 2013.
http://www.itst2013.org/call-for-papers

Call for Proposals - Projects in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) 2012 - TEN-T-2012-ITS.
http://euroalert.net/en/calls.aspx?idc=2614

Final Call for Abstracts: 3rd International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention.
http://documents4sharing.itsa.wikispaces.net/file/view/DDC.pdf

9th European ITS Congress – Call for Papers.
http://www.itsireland.ie/its-ireland-news/4247-4247/

Call for nominee: Young Researcher of the Year Award 2013.
http://www.internationaltransportforum.org/2013/awards/yra.html

Workshop on “Recent Trends in Urban Freight Modelling” Rome, 18th of December 2012.
http://acomi.altervista.org/Workshop/Preliminary_Programme.pdf


ITS Factory - The future of intelligent transport.
http://www.hermia.fi/its-factory/in_english/




Australia

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


Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS).
http://www.ntc.gov.au/viewpage.aspx?AreaId=35&DocumentId=2348
The NTC (Australia) has released the Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems Regulatory Policy Issues Discussion Paper, which discusses how Australia could best prepare for the introduction of C-ITS with key issues highlighted including liability, privacy, driver distraction and compliance and enforcement. The discussion paper is focussed on Australian law and policy but may be of interest to some group members. The discussion paper is available on the NTC website and is open for public comment until 31 January 2013.

Middle East

Transport Infrastructure Egypt 2013, -- Cairo, Egypt, January 27 - 29, 2013.
http://www.egypttransport.com/

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

Africa


Asia

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

Faculty Job in US: Construction Engineering - University of Washington.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2012/ConstructionPosition.pdf

Faculty Job in US: Transportation Engineering - University of Washington.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Career/2012/TransportationPosition.pdf

COTA Call for Paticipation

You can also view the on-line version of the "COTA E-News" at www.cota-home.org/E-News/E-News_Current.html, or www.nacota.org/E-News/E-News_Current.html .
Got news? Share with COTA community by submitting it to news@cota-home.org
To subscribe or unsubscribe "COTA E-News", please send email to cotawebmaster@cota-home.org.
Visit COTA web site at www.cota-home.org, or www.nacota.org (temporal site accessible in China).




 
   
 
COTA E-News