Links

The WCTRS intends to cooperate with sister/brother societies and institutions and the exchange of URL link is viewed as the first step in this way. The two following partnerships are the first identified for this purpose ; others are expected to complete this list in the future:

EASTS (Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies)

EASTS was founded in November 1994 as a result of the meeting among the transport experts coming from 13 countries/regions in eastern Asia.  The significant meeting of experts happened in Kawana in Izu, Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan.

This is an umbrella organization of transportation science societies with the primary objectives of fostering and supporting excellence in transportation research and practice and to stimulate professional interchange in all aspects and modes of transportation.

URL : http://www.easts.info

 

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A SPECIAL SESSION ON GENDER AND TRANSPORT NEXUS IN ASIA-PACIFIC:  achieving a more equitable and inclusive society

The Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS) announces that the 12th International Conference will be held in Binh Duong, Vietnam from 18 to 21 September 2017.

Prospective authors are cordially invited to submit their contributions to a Special Session on Gender and Transport in Asia and the Pacific.

Papers in this session will aim to address and advance knowledge in the topic of gender and transport in Asia and the Pacific. The theme is designed to broaden awareness and understanding of gender-related challenges, barriers and facilitators, and opportunities in the transportation sector, including its wider global implications.

The purpose of this special session is to create stronger representation and advocacy of gender issues, particularly of women, in transportation, and increase women-initiated collaborative linkages and innovations.

Deadline for submission of full papers:   February 15, 2017

Further information is available Call for Papers: Gender and Transport Nexus in Asia-Pacific

 

CODATU (Cooperation pour le Dévelopement et l’Amélioration des Transports Urbains et périurbains)

The CODATU (Cooperation for urban mobility in the developing world) was born from the world conference on the urban transport, organized in Dakar in 1980. It’s an association with international vocation whose objective is to promote the actions of animation and scientific exchanges, technical, economic and social concerning the systems of urban displacements and periurbans; it is based on experience sharing between the developing countries and the countries in the past industrialized.

URL: http://www.codatu.org/

UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)

UNFCCC-COP side events leaflets

Since COP 15 of UNFCCC held in 2009 in Copenhagen, WCTRS SIG11 has co-organised side events to put transport issues into climate change agenda. The following leaflets were distributed at these events. If you have an interest in this society’s activity, please view the website below.

URL: http://www.urban.env.nagoya-u.ac.jp/sustain/hayashi/pdf/cop19leaflets2013.pdf