Call for Papers: 15th World Conference on Transport 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.  

Authors are now invited to submit one or more full papers to the following topic areas:

A. Transport Modes: General
B. Freight Transport and Logistics
C. Traffic Management, Operations, and Safety
D. Activity and Transport Demand
E. Transport Economics and Finance
F. Transport, Land Use, and Sustainability
G. Transport Planning and Policy
H. Transport in Developing and Emerging Countries
I. Infrastructure Design and Maintenance

Authors can choose to submit their work either for the non-review track or the review track. The latter offers a thorough review process for each full paper in order to assess its potential for publication and short-listing for the award of a prize. Similar to the previous WCTR, a close cooperation with major scientific transportation journals will be agreed, to support publication of excellent papers in special issues shortly after the Conference. The organisation of the Conference is supported by Elsevier.

Detailed information on the content of each Topic Area and its Session Tracks is provided on the conference website.

The conference website also includes information about registration possibilities, opportunities for bursary awards, the Mumbai venue, hotel reservations, travel and weather.

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

 

 

Call for Papers for WCTRS Special Interest Group Conference on “Transport, Climate Change and Clean Air”

The SIG F2 Conference  on “Transport, Climate Change and Clean Air”

The above conference will take place at CentraleSupelec, Paris, France, on 21 and 22 June 2018. 

The deadline for extended abstracts (2 pages), is 20 May 2018 and further information can be found here.

Tongji University-WCTRS Special Interest Group Seminar on Smart Transport and Smart City

WCTRS Special Interest Group F3: Smart Transport, Smart City and Quality of Life

We are delighted to announce details of the seminar planned for Saturday 28 April 2018 at Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

For further information about the seminar, please see SIG F3 Seminar April 2018

 

WCTRS News Briefing 7 – April 2018

WCTRS News Briefing 7 – April 2018

The latest 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.

Elsevier Book Chapter opportunity in ‘Evolving Impacts of ICT and Travel Behaviour’

Special Interest Group D4 – ICT, Activities, Time Use and Travel Behaviour

SIG D4 is happy to announce a Book Chapter opportunity to be published with Elsevier in the edited volume ‘Evolving Impacts of ICT on Activities and Travel Behaviour’, part of the series on Advances in Transport Policy and Planning.

Full details and schedule are provided in the following link https://drive.google.com/file/d/16oki1i0pXoGgy8CUCKE6BsjEWEjbsVjW/view?usp=sharing

A short abstract and tentative title are due 1 May 2018

 

WCTRS News Briefing 6 – March 2018

WCTRS News Briefing 6 – March 2018

The latest 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 News Briefing 5 – March 2018

WCTRS News Briefing 5 – March 2018

The latest 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 News Briefing 4 – March 2018

WCTRS News Briefing 4 – March 2018

The latest 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 News Briefing 3 – February 2018

WCTRS News Briefing 3 – February 2018

The latest 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 News Briefing Issue 2 – January 2018

WCTRS News Briefing Issue 2 – January 2018

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.

Call for papers:  The 1st Workshop on Value and Competitiveness in Logistics

This scientific workshop in association with WCTRS Special Interest Group (SIG) E1, underlines the importance of understanding logistics barriers, costs, value and competitiveness from the multiple domains in the present environment, and brings together researchers focusing on investigating the factors in competitiveness within supply chain and logistics management.  The workshop will focus on papers with different approaches related to the competitiveness of transportation and logistics at the national/regional, industry, and firm-levels of analysis, and prepare participants for submitting their work to the SIG-E1 Session “Assessment and Evaluation of Logistics Systems” at 15th World Conference on Transport Research to be held in May 2019 in Mumbai.

Where:            Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark

When:             12 June 2018

Further info:   Participation in the workshop is free of charge, but registration is required.  Further information can be found here.  Please direct questions regarding the workshop to Aseem Kinra (aki.om@cbs.dk), and paper and abstract submissions to Ozay Ozaydin (oo.om@cbs.dk)

Deadline:        The deadline for paper and abstract submissions is 16 March 2018.

WCTRS News Briefing 1 – January 2018

WCTRS News Briefing 1 – January 2018

The final WCTRS News Briefing for 2017 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 TO WCTRS PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION AT TRB

WCTRS Members are cordially invited to President Yoshitsugu Hayashi’s Reception to be held at TRB.

When:             18:00 – 20:00 Wednesday 10 January 2018

Where:           East Overlook, the Convention Center Washington

President Hayashi will present a brief summary of WCTRS activities during the year, including updates on publications, our 33 Special Interest Groups, and advance information about the 15th WCTR, which will be held in Mumbai, India in May 2019.

Light refreshments will be available.  Members are welcome to bring along any friends or colleagues who are not yet members of the Society, or refer them to the WCTRS website http://www.wctrs-society.com/membership/ for further information on membership.

SIG E2 Workshop on “Transport Pricing and Regulation”

Special Interest Group E2 of the World Conference on Transport Research Society is organising a workshop on “Transport Pricing and Regulation” in Lyon (France) on 26-27th July 2018.

The aim of the workshop is to offer a unique opportunity to bring together researchers in the area of transport pricing and regulation, and to stimulate an exchange of ideas.

Information is available here

http://www.laet.science/Workshop-on-Transport-Pricing-and

The deadline for full paper submission is 15 March 2018.

 

Call for Papers: “Impacts of new mobility services from the viewpoint of Local Communities and Regions”

The WCTRS Special Interest Group SIG G2 “National and Regional Transport Planning and Policy” is announcing a new Call for Papers on “Impacts of new mobility services from the viewpoint of Local Communities and Regions”, for two workshops that will be planned in autumn 2018 in Vienna, Austria and in Beijing, China.

They welcome the submission of papers which investigate how local communities and local or regional governments deal with the challenges they face through the market penetration of the new forms of mobility such as autonomous driving, shared mobility, MaaS, etc.

The full version of Call for Papers is available at the following link:

http://e242.zserv.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/mediapool-verkehrsplanung/Diverse/Links/CfP_WCTR_SIG2_mid-term_event_final_v1.pdf

Important dates: The deadline for abstracts is 15 April 2018, and the deadline for full papers is 15th July 2018.

WCTRS News Briefing 20 – December 2017

WCTRS News Briefing 20 – December 2017

The final WCTRS News Briefing for 2017 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.