Elsevier is publishing a new edited book and we invite abstracts for the Volume entitled "Preparing for the New Era of Transport Policies – Learning from Experience"
Authors who wish to contribute to this book, should send an extended abstract of up to 1,000 words to the volume editors by 15 August, 2017. The volume editors are: Prof. Yoram Shiftan ([log in to unmask]) and Dr. Maria Kamargianni ([log in to unmask])
Please, find the Call below.
Call for Abstracts for a new Edited Book
Preparing for the New Era of Transport Policies – Learning from Experience
Hyper urbanization, climate change, and demographic and societal changes are some of the megatrends that have imposed pressure on the transport networks and set obstacles to sustainable mobility. For most of its history, the transport sector has remained largely unchanged, characterised by slow incremental innovations due to the costly infrastructure. Technological advancement, the availability of big data, and the new information and communication technologies (ICT) increasingly foster the development of new mobility concepts for more efficient and safe use of vehicles, optimisation of the transport network, better infrastructure utilisation, smarter travel choices, and seamless trips. At the same time, all these also increase the uncertainty of what will be the shape of our future transportation system.
Against this background, several policies have been imposed in passenger and freight transport to accelerate innovation adoption and contribute to the vision of smart and sustainable mobility. In this Volume, we would like to bring together and assess the successful, but also the unsuccessful practices and policies from around the world, learn from these experience, and prepare the ground for the new era in transport sector, this of autonomous and connected vehicles. The objective of this book is to provide policy makers, planners, and researchers, documentation and lessons learned from various experience around the world to help them design a more sustainable transportation system for the future taking into account societal and technological changes.
This book will be the first volume of a new Elsevier Series on Advances in Transport Policy and Planning. The Series editor is Prof. Bert van Wee.
Scope of the Volume
This Volume focuses on successful and unsuccessful practices and policies in the area of passenger and freight transport around the world in regards, but not limited, to:
- Data collection techniques, open data frameworks and processing of open and real-time data
- Traffic planning, operations, optimisation and management
- Demand management strategies and travel behaviour
- Pricing policies and revenue management strategies
- Opportunities and challenges derived from sharing economy and the Internet of Things
- Integrated mobility and mobility as a service (MaaS)
- Plug-in Electric vehicles and charging infrastructure
- Energy consumption and climate change
- Investment on transport sector and on sustainable solutions
- Road safety
- Frameworks for measuring impact of policies
Yoram Shiftan, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
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Maria Kamargianni, MaaSLab, Energy Institute, University College London. E-mail: [log in to unmask]
Notes for Prospective Authors
Authors who wish to contribute to this book, should send an extended abstract of up to 1,000 words to both volume editors by 15 August, 2017.
Authors of selected abstracts would be invited to submit a full paper by mid-November 2017. All papers are refereed through a peer review process.
Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper). Papers are expected to have in-depth discussion regarding policy, managerial and practical implications.
- Deadline for extended abstract (up to 1000 words): 15 August 2017
- Notification for acceptance/Invitation for full papers: beginning of September 2017
- Full paper submission: 15 November 2017
- Full paper acceptance notifications: end of January 2018
- Revised papers: 27 February 2018
- Expected publication: May 2018
Dr. Maria Kamargianni
Lecturer in Transport & Energy
Head of MaaSLab<http://www.maaslab.org>
UCL Energy Institute<http://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/energy>
University College London
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