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Monday, June 29, 2015

Vol. 80-2015-06-29

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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COTA in action

Call for Paticipation: CICTP 2015, -- Beijing, China, July 25 - 27, 2015.
http://202.112.148.103/

Call for Paticipation: Post-CICTP Workshup, -- Southwest Jiaotong University, Emei Campus, China, July 28 - 30, 2015.
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Conference/CICTP2015/Post-CICTP_2015_Workshop.pdf

COTA launched membership on-line registration website
http://member.cota-home.org

COTA Community

Call for Candidate: Chongqing Jiaotong University - 2015 "Changjiang Scholars Program"
http://www2.cqjtu.edu.cn/rsc/show.aspx?id=1273&cid=5

Call for Candidate: Tongji University - 2015 "The Recruitment Program of Global Youth Experts (the Thousand Talents Plan)"
http://hr.tongji.edu.cn/s/1/t/1/a/1265/info.jspy?from=groupmessage&isappinstalled=0


Call for papers - Transportation Letters: The International Journal of Transportation Research (SSCI) Special Issue Theme: High-speed Rail and Sustainable Growth
http://www.nacota.org/Docs/Announcements/2015/Call 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
http://explore.tandfonline.com/cfp/est/jits-special-issue-cfp-2015

China in Development

The 5th China (Beijing) International Intelligent Traffic Industry Expo, -- Bejing, July 4 - 6, 2015
http://www.chinaits.org.cn/

China International Smart City Expo 2015, -- Beijing, July 10 - 12, 2015
http://www.cscexpo.net/about

The 7th China International Exhibition of Road Security Products, -- Beijing, August 12-14, 2015
http://www.rtsacexpo.com/index.asp

2015 the 7th Asia Smart Card and RFID Technologies Exhibition & Trade Show -- Shenzhen, August 20 - 22, 2015
http://www.iotexpo.com.cn/

2015 China urban ITS traffic management and technology innovation forum, -- Shanghai, September 22 - 23, 2015
http://www.its114.com/html/2015/conferences_0409/48961.html

4th China intelligent public transportation development forum 2015, Shenzhen, October, 2015
http://www.its114.com/html/2015/conferences_0324/48385.html

CPSE 2015 - the 15th China Public Security Expro, -- Shenzhen, October 31 - November 1, 2015
http://www.cpse.com.cn/index.php?lang=cn



China starts improving traffic congestion problems
http://www.tranbbs.com/Advisory/TPlan/Advisory_166071.shtml

Roadway traffic management based on "Big Data": small is beautiful
http://www.tranbbs.com/application/platform/application_166109.shtml

Survey on parking market: layout hardward and parking management system are keys
http://www.tranbbs.com/application/Parking/application_166137.shtml

Discussion on the development of urban ITS enterprises
http://www.tranbbs.com/renwu/lzx/renwu_165781.shtml

9 potential commercial modes of "big data" implementation
http://www.its114.com/html/2015/investigate_0612/52197.html


Three common problems of "smart city" development in China
http://www.its114.com/html/2015/investigate_0616/52293.html

Four difficulties that ITS development in China is facing
http://www.its114.com/html/2015/investigate_0618/52401.html

Survey on connected vehicle between Chinese and German car owners
http://www.its114.com/html/2015/telematics_0625/52705.html

Prediction of 7 trends of connected vehicle applications in the next 5 years
http://www.its114.com/html/2015/telematics_0626/52765.html

Mbile Internet reoprt (2005 Q1): Raising of connected vehicle apps
http://www.its114.com/html/2015/telematics_0626/52781.html

New e-police system in Quanzhou, capturing 7 categories of traffic violations
http://www.its114.com/html/2015/daolujiankong_0625/52720.html

Discussion on PPP modes at ITS domain
http://www.its114.com/html/2015/guandian_0624/52702.html

Urban transportation comprehensive evaluation under "big data" environment
http://www.its114.com/html/2015/investigate_0626/52843.html

North America

IBTTA - Summit on All-Electronic Tolling, Managed Lanes & Interoperability, -- Miami, FL, JULY 12-14, 2015.
http://ibtta.org/sites/default/files/documents/2015/Miami/2015AET_Brochure.pdf

ITSA Symposium: Building a Smart, Diverse and Shared Travel Network, -- Seattle, Whashington, July 16-17, 2015
http://www.itsa.org/events/symposia-series/seattle-symposium

Transportation Data Symposium, Orlando, FL, August 18 - 20, 2015.
http://fltds.com/

TransComm2015 Conference, -- Annapolis, Maryland, September 13 - 16, 2015
http://communications.transportation.org/Documents/TransComm2015CallforPresentersFINAL.pdf

First International Conference on Surface Transportation System Resilience to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Event, -- Washington, D.C., September 16 - 18, 2015.
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/Onlinepubs/Conferences/2015/ClimateChange/CallforPresentations.pdf

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

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

First IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2-2015), -- Guadalajara, Mexico, October 25 – 28, 2015.
http://sites.ieee.org/isc2/



APPLY NOW: EMERGING LEADERS IN TRANSPORTATION FELLOWSHIP, Application Due on July 31.
http://wagner.nyu.edu/rudincenter/2015/06/apply-now-emerging-leaders-in-transportation-fellowship/

Organizations aim to get long-term transportation funding
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=70327



DOT Lacks an Effective Process for Its Transition to Cloud Computing
https://www.oig.dot.gov/library-item/32515


The Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office releases new reports on Freight and Transit Technologies
http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=3cc47143-a316-4900-b8ce-113f15461d1b&c=77da6f90-5104-11e3-8e6b-d4ae52a4597c&ch=7a7c1c80-5104-11e3-8e6c-d4ae52a4597c

Incorporating Travel-Time Reliability into the Congestion Management Process (CMP): A Primer
http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/fhwahop14034/index.htm


Comparing Data Quality and Cost from Three Modes of On-Board Transit Passenger Surveys
http://transweb.sjsu.edu/PDFs/research/1206-transit-passenger-surveys-quality-and-cost-comparison.pdf
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
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/Onlinepubs/tcrp/tcrp_syn_115.pdf
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
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=70479





Minneapolis Proposes to Eliminate Minimum Parking Requirements Near Transit
http://streets.mn/2015/06/11/minneapolis-proposes-to-eliminate-minimum-parking-requirements-near-transit/



University of Minnesota developing bicycle collision-prediction warning system
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=70347




Kansas City partners with Cisco and Sprint for smart city, Wi-Fi
http://www.zdnet.com/article/kansas-city-partners-with-cisco-sprint-for-smart-city/

Smart Cities of the Future - The Desirability of Connected Cities in the 21st Century
http://www.intelligentutility.com/article/15/06/smart-cities-future-desirability-connected-cities-21st-century




Android Auto vs. Apple CarPlay: Google and Apple battle for dashboard dominance
http://www.cnet.com/news/android-auto-vs-apple-carplay-head-to-head/

Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety
http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/21/8820059/samsung-road-safety-truck-prototype





Automakers Tackle the Massive Security Challenges of Connected Vehicles
http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2015/06/25/automakers-tackle-the-massive-security-challenges-of-connected-vehicles/

GM to test Cisco technology for sharing road safety spectrum
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/24/us-gm-wireless-cisco-systems-idUSKBN0P42QP20150624

Europe

IBTTA 83rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition, -- Dublin, Ireland, August 30 - September 2, 2015.
http://ibtta.org/events/83rd-annual-meeting-exhibition

4th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, -- Copenhagen, Denmark, September 9 - 11 2015.
http://www.heart2015.transport.dtu.dk/

FAST-zero 2015 Symposium, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 9 - 11 2015.
http://fastzero15.net/

8th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL), -- Bordeaux, France, October, 5 – 7 2015.
http://www.ecitl.eu/index.php

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

2015 Annual Polis Conference, -- Brussels, November, 19 - 20, 2015.
http://www.polisnetwork.eu/events2/polisconference/2015conference

IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things, -- Milan, Italy, December, 14 - 16, 2015.
http://www.ieee-wf-iot.org/index.html

ISEHP: International Symposium on Enhancecing Highway Performance, -- Berlin, Germany, June 14 - 16, 2016
http://isehp2016.org/

3rd International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics (ICTG) 2016, -- Guimaraes, Portugal, September 4 - 7, 2016
http://www.civil.uminho.pt/3rd-ICTG2016/



Driverless car trials start on UK roads in 2017
http://www.t3.com/news/driverless-car-trials-start-on-uk-roads-in-2017


Spanish university develops Bluetooth-based traffic monitoring system
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=70341

London buses to test automatic speed-limiting technology
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-33277626




Cities Are Exploring Innovative, Bike-Friendly Traffic Light Tech
http://www.outsideonline.com/1993201/cities-explore-innovative-bike-friendly-traffic-light-tech

Sensors Track Traffic Congestion at Port of Aalburg
http://www.iotjournal.com/articles/view?13169

Potholes ‘cost UK drivers ?730m last year’
http://www.highwaysindustry.com/potholes-cost-uk-drivers-730m-last-year/

New enforcement system aids safety at UK railroad crossings
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=70261

DfT grants Manufacturer Certification to hosted traffic enforcement system
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=70317

Digital road signs get mobile phone real-time updates in Denmark
http://eandt.theiet.org/news/2015/jun/dynamic-road-signs.cfm

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND


NZ Transport Agency research report 569: Public transport and the next generation, June 2015
http://www.nzta.govt.nz/resources/research/reports/569/docs/569.pdf



Australian city trials sensor-based ‘smart’ parking system
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=70449

Middle East

Connected Car Congress, -- Ramat Gan, Israeli, November 2nd, 2015.
http://logtel-conferences.com/connected_car/Home.aspx


Dubai replaces radar with LIDAR to combat 'tailgating'
http://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news.php?NewsID=70313

Asia

3rd Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India (3rd CTRG), -- Kolkata, India, December 17 - 20, 2015
http://www.trgindia.org/trg_conference_2015/

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