15th World Conference on Transport Research
26-31 May 2019 | Mumbai, India
The World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS) is happy to announce that the 15th World Conference will be held from 26-31 May 2019 in MUMBAI (India) at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay.
The aims of the conference are to bring together experts in all areas of transport research from all parts of the world and to stimulate the exchange of ideas in the field of transport policy and practice.
Authors are 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.
On this website, information will also be available about registration possibilities, opportunities for bursary awards, the Mumbai venue, hotel reservations, travel and weather.
Submission of full paper for review: July 6, 2018
Submission of full papers under non-review track: October 26, 2018
Notification of paper acceptance: November 2, 2018
Registration of author presenting paper: December 14, 2018
Submission of final papers under review track: February 8, 2019
Guidelines for submission
Papers should be submitted using the paper template and the Elsevier online submission system
All correspondence related to this call should be addressed to Prof. Ashish Verma, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
We look forward to your contribution and participation in the next World Conference on Transport Research in Mumbai 2019.
Yoshitsugu Hayashi, Chubu University, Japan
Lóránt Tavasszy, TU Delft, The Netherlands
Chair WCTRS Scientific Committee
K V Krishna Rao, IIT Bombay, India
15th WCTRS Conference Director
Professor Greg Marsden
Professor of Transport Governance
Institute for Transport Studies
University of Leeds
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Tel: +44 113 3435358
Fax: +44 113 3435334
Docherty, I., Marsden, G. and Anable, J. (2017) The Governance of Smart Mobility, Transportation Research Part A, Open Access
Marsden, G. and McDonald, M. (2017) Institutional Issues in Planning for Uncertainty, Transportation, online open access
Mattioli, G., Lucas, K. and Marsden, G. (2017) Transport Poverty in the UK: From analogy to comparison, Transport Policy, 59, 93-105, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2017.07.007
Marsden, G. and Reardon, L. (2017) Questions of governance: Rethinking the study of transportation policy, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 101, pp.238-251. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2017.05.008