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

 

 

WCTRS News Briefing 13 – August 2018

WCTRS News Briefing 13 – August 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.

Intermodal Freight Transport Meeting at the 4th ICPLT

The Special Interest Group B3 on Intermodal Freight Transport will be holding a SIG meeting at the Interdisciplinary Conference on Production, Logistics and Traffic in Dortmund.

Where:            Dortmund, Germany

When:             27 and 28 March 2019

Further info:   Further details regarding the date and time of the meeting can be found shortly on the conference website http://www.itl.tu-dortmund.de/cms/icplt/

WCTRS News Briefing 12 – July 2018

WCTRS News Briefing 12 – July 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.

Seminar Report: Sustainable Transport Measures for Liveable Cities

On Friday 18 May 2018, IITB Bombay hosted a joint seminar for WCTRS Special Interest Groups H1, H2 and G5.

The full report from the seminar is available here.

 

REVIEW TRACK SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED

15th World Conference on Transport Research – 26-31 May 2019 | Mumbai, India

REVIEW TRACK SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED

We have received a good response to our Call for Papers for the Review track with more than 700 papers received.

Several authors have requested a short extension to enable them to complete their paper, and in view of this we will accept papers for the review track until Wednesday 15 August. Any papers submitted after this deadline will be considered for the non-review track only.

The best (A and B) ranked papers from the conference review will be sent to the official or partner journals of WCTRS for final review for publication. C ranked papers will be published in selected proceedings.

For further details, including submission guidelines, session track descriptions, publication opportunities and important deadlines, please visit http://www.wctrs-conference.com/

Workshop on “Procurement design of local public transport services”.

What:  Workshop on “Procurement design of local public transport services”.
Where:  Sapienza Università di Roma, Department of Computer Control and Management Engineering Antonio Ruberti, Via Ariosto 25, Roma (ITALY),  Aula Magna, 1st Floor
When:  15-16 November 2018
Further info:  Please visit SIG E2 page for further info

WCTRS News Briefing 11 – July 2018

WCTRS News Briefing 11 – July 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.

Call for Extended Abstracts – Young Researchers’ Conference 26 May 2019 (WCTR-Y)

WCTR-Y is a one-day conference which will be held on the first day of the World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR), at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, on 26th May 2019.  Dedicated to the next generation of transport academics, professionals and experts, the conference is organised entirely by, and for, Young Researchers, who are defined as those under 35 years of age on 26 May 2019, and those who have completed their PhD no more than four years prior to this date.

The conference presents the work and achievements of PhD students, post-doctoral fellows and young researchers, giving them the opportunity to play a major role in the scientific progress, and to discuss and interchange on new developments and ideas in transportation.

Click here for further details.

WCTRS News Briefing 10 – June 2018

WCTRS News Briefing 10 – June 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 9 – May 2018

WCTRS News Briefing 9 – May 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.

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

The GDPR is a piece of legislation passed by the European Parliament which comes into force on Friday 25 May 2018.  It aims to make it simpler for people to control how organisations use their personal details, and strict rules mean companies will not be allowed to collect or use personal information without the person’s consent.  Personal information includes things like your name, email address and phone number.

Here at the WCTRS, we are committed to respecting and protecting our members privacy, and by providing us with your personal information, you consent to the use of it in accordance with the conditions of our Privacy Notice which can be found here.  We ask that all members take time to read carefully through this notice and if you have any questions, please contact us at wctrs@leeds.ac.uk

WCTRS Newsletter – April 2018

The latest WCTRS newsletter 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 the newsletter, using their usual log in name and password.

General Background Information on WCTRS

WCTRS Information leaflets

We have now updated our information leaflets which briefly outline the main aims and achievements of the WCTRS. Please click one of the links below to view this in your preferred language.

 

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