Links and Partner Organisations

The WCTRS has a number of ‘Partnership’ arrangements that cover relationships and engagement with other similar bodies.   The following list shows our POM (Partner Organisational Members) as of May 2019:

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.


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.



SLoCaT (Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport)

TRB (Transportation Research Board)

UNCRD (United Nations Centre for Regional Development) *To be agreed at STC May 2019

World Bank



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.