15th World Conference on Transportation Research

WCTRS is delighted to announce that the 15th World Conference on Transportation Research will be held from 26-31 May, 2019 in IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.  

 

Further information will be available soon…..

14th World Conference on Transport Research

July 2016 | Shanghai, China

The 14th World Conference on Transport Research was held 10-15 July 2016 in Shanghai, China at Tongji University.

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Read the opening address from Prof. PEI Gang, President, Tongji University here:  Prof. PEI Gang’s Opening Speech

Read the welcome speech from President Yoshitsugu Hayashi here:  President Hayashi’s Welcome Speech for 14th WCTR

Read the keynote speech from Jose Luis Irigoyen (Director of Transport and ICT, World Bank) here:  Jose Luis Irigoyen keynote speech

Read the opening address from Dr. Zhuang (Director, Shanghai Municipal Planning and Land Resource Management Bureau) here:  Dr Zhuang-Shanghai Speech

View the Key Findings here:  WCTR2016 KEY FINDINGS

Professor Yoshi HayashiProfessor Yoshi Hayashi

Message from the WCTRS President

Welcome to the website of the World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS).  In its pages you can find information on the Society’s mission, its activities, including the 14th World Conference on Transport Research, which was held in Shanghai from 11 to 15 July 2016, our services to members, and details of how to join the Society.

Message from President Yoshitsugu Hayashi – May 2016

See President Hayashi’s profile

 

 

WCTRS Member News Briefing

WCTRS News Briefing 12 – June 2017

The latest WCTRS News Briefing is now available in the General Member area of the website.

Members can click here to log in to the General Member area and access this using their usual log in name and password.

SIG G1 Research Day

May 2017  –  SIG G1 ran a research day in conjunction with the International Transport Forum on Governing the Smart Mobility Transition and a special session at the ITF Summit on Scenarios and the Smart Mobility Transition.

The event brought together around 50 people from academia, industry, government and the third sector.

Full details including the programme for the day, abstracts, presentation slides and key findings can be found on the SIG1 webpage here

A book bringing together the highlights from the Summit activities has been commissioned and should be in print in early 2018.

WCTRS Member News Briefing

WCTRS News Briefing 11 – May 2017

The latest WCTRS News Briefing is now available in the General Member area of the website.

Members can click here to log in to the General Member area and access this using their usual log in name and password.

Launch of new research network to promote more socially inclusive transport systems in the global south

INTALInC is an international research network funded by the ESRC’s Global Research Challenge Fund and coordinated by the Institute of Transport Studies, at the University of Leeds (UK). It uses African and Asian case study research to promote urban transport systems that can meet the travel needs of low income populations in cities in the Global South.

INTALInC will build collaborative, cross disciplinary relationships, and develop and run four ‘research in practice’, country-based workshops, as well as a series of webinars and networking events to share information and cement links with the broader network.

For more information sign up for the network newsletter at www.intalinc.wordpress.com or follow us on Twitter @INTALInC.

WCTRS Member News Briefing

WCTRS News Briefing 10 – May 2017

The latest WCTRS News Briefing is now available in the General Member area of the website.

Members can click here to log in to the General Member area and access this using their usual log in name and password.

WCTRS Member News Briefing

WCTRS News Briefing 9 – April 2017

The latest WCTRS News Briefing is now available in the General Member area of the website.

Members can click here to log in to the General Member area and access this using their usual log in name and password.

Workshop on the topic of Long-Distance Passengers Market

TRASPOL, the Laboratory of Transport Policies of Milan Politecnico, is organising a workshop on the topic of long-distance passengers market. The topics include the economic regulation of long-distance markets, the measure of the effects of liberalisation and the potential impacts of the most recent innovations in the sector. The workshop is part of SIG-E3 activities.

Where           Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, Milan Politecnico University, MILANO, Italy

When:            29 September 2017

Further info:  details are available at http://www.traspol.polimi.it/en/eventi-traspol-la-lunga-percorrenza-passeggeri-mercato-pianificazione-innovazione-28-29-settembre-2017/

Deadline dates:         Abstract submission: 5 June 2017 / Registration to the conference: 25 June 2017

WCTRS Member News Briefing

WCTRS News Briefing 8 – April 2017

The latest WCTRS News Briefing is now available in the General Member area of the website.

Members can click here to log in to the General Member area and access this using their usual log in name and password.

Researchers talk about Case Studies on Transport Policy

Follow the link below to hear directly from researchers talking about CSTP and why they value and support the journal in its mission to translate research into practice:

https://www.journals.elsevier.com/case-studies-on-transport-policy/videos/researchers-talk-about-cstp


Rosário Macário

Editor in Chief for Case Studies on Transport Policy

WCTRS – General Background Information

Information leaflets

The Society is currently in the process of updating the general information leaflet which briefly outlines the main aims and achievements of the WCTRS.  The leaflet will be available in a variety of languages soon.  In the meantime, the English version can be found below:

 

WCTRS Member News Briefing

WCTRS News Briefing 7 – March 2017

The latest WCTRS News Briefing is now available in the General Member area of the website.

Members can click here to log in to the General Member area and access this using their usual log in name and password.

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Aalto University Summer School on Transportation 2017

Integrative Envisioning of Mobility Futures  –  August 21-25, 2017

For the past ten years, the Aalto University Summer School on Transportation has established itself as a premier institution, offering innovative and practical approaches to understand and solve timely transport problems both in developed and developing countries. The school presents an intensive learning experience for transport professionals and graduate students of varying backgrounds.

Venue:  The Summer School 2017 will take place in August 21-25 on the famous campus of Aalto University, in Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland.

Further information: http://builtenv.aalto.fi/en/research/spatial_planning_and_transportation_engineering/transportation/summer_school/

WCTRS News Briefing 6 – March 2017

The latest WCTRS News Briefing is now available in the General Member area of the website.

Members can click here to log in to the General Member area and access this using their usual log in name and password.

Invitation for Bids to Host WCTR-16, in 2022

An Invitation for Bids to Host WCTR-16, in 2022 from Prof. Ali S Huzayyin, Chair of the Site Selection Sub-Committee of WCTRS

The World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS) now invites bids from leading academic/research institutions, with a recognised international profile in transport research, who wish to be considered as prospective organisers of the 16th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR-16) to be held in 2022………..(click here for more information)

WCTRS and ITF Research Day ‘Governing the Smart Mobility Transition’

When:  The Research Day will take place on Monday 30 May, one day prior to the official opening of the ITF Summit on Wednesday 31 May.  The programme for the day can be found here and we hope you can join us for what promises to be an exciting day of agenda-setting discussion and debate.

Where:  Kongresshalle am Zoo, Leipzig, Germany (http://2017.itf-oecd.org/venue

To request participation:  Please email Louise Reardon (L.Reardon@leeds.ac.uk).