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Monday, December 20, 2010
Monday, December 20, 2010
Transportation Communications Newsletter
Monday, December 20, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057
Deadline Approaching to Submit Papers for the ITS World Congress in Orlando
ITS America is now inviting transportation researchers, practitioners, policy experts and other interested parties to submit a paper for consideration for presentation at the 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems and Annual Meeting convening October 16-20, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. Papers must be submitted online no later than January 14, 2011. Paper presentations are an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your expertise, showcase research results, and advance ideas focused on ITS topics such as high-tech transit solutions, real-time traveler information, performance measurement, intermodal systems integration, advanced traffic management systems, commercial vehicle operations, electronic toll/fare collection, telematics, new consumer applications, and other ITS-related fields. The program committee is also seeking the most relevant and thought-provoking papers pertinent to the conference theme: Keeping the Economy Moving. For more information on paper topics or submission guidelines, please visit the World Congress website atwww.itsworldcongress.orgor contact Nicole Oliphant of ITS America firstname.lastname@example.org 202-721-4215.
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In Friday's newsletter I noted that I edit several other transportation-related newsletters.A number of you asked about those newsletters and how you can subscribe.Several are free and available to anyone who wishes to sign-up.They include the AASHTO Daily Transportation Update, and TransCentralfrom Sam Schwartz Engineering.The AASHTO DTU is a daily that has general transportation news from the US.TransCentral is a weekly with regional transportation news from New York, Chicago, DC and Florida.You can click on the links to subscribe.
-Engineering Research Psychologist (GS-12) – Research and Innovative Technology Administration – Cambridge, Massachusetts
I've been the editor of the TCN since 1998. In addition I'm a traffic reporter in New York City, the voice of the AirTrain at JFK and Newark airports along with PATCO and the NYC subway's "next train" system. Editor of Transportation Radio (www.TransportationRadio.com).