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Monday, June 29, 2015

Vol. 80-2015-06-29

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COTA in action

Call for Paticipation: CICTP 2015, -- Beijing, China, July 25 - 27, 2015.

Call for Paticipation: Post-CICTP Workshup, -- Southwest Jiaotong University, Emei Campus, China, July 28 - 30, 2015.

COTA launched membership on-line registration website

COTA Community

Call for Candidate: Chongqing Jiaotong University - 2015 "Changjiang Scholars Program"

Call for Candidate: Tongji University - 2015 "The Recruitment Program of Global Youth Experts (the Thousand Talents Plan)"

Call for papers - Transportation Letters: The International Journal of Transportation Research (SSCI) Special Issue Theme: High-speed Rail and Sustainable Growth for papers_transportation letters.pdf

Call for paper: Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations Submissions Welcome for Connected and Automated Vehicle Systems Special Issue

China in Development

The 5th China (Beijing) International Intelligent Traffic Industry Expo, -- Bejing, July 4 - 6, 2015

China International Smart City Expo 2015, -- Beijing, July 10 - 12, 2015

The 7th China International Exhibition of Road Security Products, -- Beijing, August 12-14, 2015

2015 the 7th Asia Smart Card and RFID Technologies Exhibition & Trade Show -- Shenzhen, August 20 - 22, 2015

2015 China urban ITS traffic management and technology innovation forum, -- Shanghai, September 22 - 23, 2015

4th China intelligent public transportation development forum 2015, Shenzhen, October, 2015

CPSE 2015 - the 15th China Public Security Expro, -- Shenzhen, October 31 - November 1, 2015

China starts improving traffic congestion problems

Roadway traffic management based on "Big Data": small is beautiful

Survey on parking market: layout hardward and parking management system are keys

Discussion on the development of urban ITS enterprises

9 potential commercial modes of "big data" implementation

Three common problems of "smart city" development in China

Four difficulties that ITS development in China is facing

Survey on connected vehicle between Chinese and German car owners

Prediction of 7 trends of connected vehicle applications in the next 5 years

Mbile Internet reoprt (2005 Q1): Raising of connected vehicle apps

New e-police system in Quanzhou, capturing 7 categories of traffic violations

Discussion on PPP modes at ITS domain

Urban transportation comprehensive evaluation under "big data" environment

North America

IBTTA - Summit on All-Electronic Tolling, Managed Lanes & Interoperability, -- Miami, FL, JULY 12-14, 2015.

ITSA Symposium: Building a Smart, Diverse and Shared Travel Network, -- Seattle, Whashington, July 16-17, 2015

Transportation Data Symposium, Orlando, FL, August 18 - 20, 2015.

TransComm2015 Conference, -- Annapolis, Maryland, September 13 - 16, 2015

First International Conference on Surface Transportation System Resilience to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Event, -- Washington, D.C., September 16 - 18, 2015.

IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2015, -- Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, September 15 – 18 2015.

Transportation Association of Canada(TAC) Annual Meeting, -- Charlottetown, PEI, September 27 - 30, 2015.

First IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2-2015), -- Guadalajara, Mexico, October 25 – 28, 2015.


Organizations aim to get long-term transportation funding

DOT Lacks an Effective Process for Its Transition to Cloud Computing

The Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office releases new reports on Freight and Transit Technologies

Incorporating Travel-Time Reliability into the Congestion Management Process (CMP): A Primer

Comparing Data Quality and Cost from Three Modes of On-Board Transit Passenger Surveys
The Mineta Transportation Institute at San Jose State University has released a report that discusses data quality and administration costs for three different modes of surveying bus passengers that produce results generalizable to the full passenger population.

Open Data: Challenges and Opportunities for Transit Agencies
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 115: Open Data: Challenges and Opportunities for Transit Agencies documents the current state of the practice in the use, policies, and impact of open data for improving transit planning, service quality, and treatment of customer information.

Maryland county becomes first emergency services provider to join crowdsourced program

Minneapolis Proposes to Eliminate Minimum Parking Requirements Near Transit

University of Minnesota developing bicycle collision-prediction warning system

Kansas City partners with Cisco and Sprint for smart city, Wi-Fi

Smart Cities of the Future - The Desirability of Connected Cities in the 21st Century

Android Auto vs. Apple CarPlay: Google and Apple battle for dashboard dominance

Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety

Automakers Tackle the Massive Security Challenges of Connected Vehicles

GM to test Cisco technology for sharing road safety spectrum


IBTTA 83rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition, -- Dublin, Ireland, August 30 - September 2, 2015.

4th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, -- Copenhagen, Denmark, September 9 - 11 2015.

FAST-zero 2015 Symposium, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 9 - 11 2015.

8th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL), -- Bordeaux, France, October, 5 – 7 2015.

22nd ITS World Congress, Bordeaux, France, October 5 - 9, 2015.

2015 Annual Polis Conference, -- Brussels, November, 19 - 20, 2015.

IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things, -- Milan, Italy, December, 14 - 16, 2015.

ISEHP: International Symposium on Enhancecing Highway Performance, -- Berlin, Germany, June 14 - 16, 2016

3rd International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics (ICTG) 2016, -- Guimaraes, Portugal, September 4 - 7, 2016

Driverless car trials start on UK roads in 2017

Spanish university develops Bluetooth-based traffic monitoring system

London buses to test automatic speed-limiting technology

Cities Are Exploring Innovative, Bike-Friendly Traffic Light Tech

Sensors Track Traffic Congestion at Port of Aalburg

Potholes ‘cost UK drivers ?730m last year’

New enforcement system aids safety at UK railroad crossings

DfT grants Manufacturer Certification to hosted traffic enforcement system

Digital road signs get mobile phone real-time updates in Denmark


NZ Transport Agency research report 569: Public transport and the next generation, June 2015

Australian city trials sensor-based ‘smart’ parking system

Middle East

Connected Car Congress, -- Ramat Gan, Israeli, November 2nd, 2015.

Dubai replaces radar with LIDAR to combat 'tailgating'


3rd Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India (3rd CTRG), -- Kolkata, India, December 17 - 20, 2015

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