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FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS, EXTENDED DEADLINE: AAG Annual Meeting, April 10-14, 2018

Transit-Oriented or Transit-Adjacent Development?
Interrogating the contribution of public-transport-driven development to Social Equity and Inclusion in cities of the Global South

Sessions Organisers: Daniel Oviedo Hernandez (University College London) and Ersilia Verlinghieri (University of Oxford)

In recent years we have witnessed the revival of public transport as a central measure in local and global urban policy agendas. This is reflected in international debates, which increasingly focus on how to enable equitable and inclusive accessibility through transport policies at all levels (UN-Habitat, 2016). The transport sector has historically been [...]
Posted: October 23, 2017, 9:36 am
Dear Colleagues,

This is a call for papers to be considered for a special issue entitled: 'Travel behaviour and sustainable transport of the future' in the journal Sustainability:

http://www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability/special_issues/Travel_Behaviour_Sustainable_Transport

* Scope:
Emerging data sources, vehicle technologies, mobility services and autonomous vehicles constitute key dimensions of how travel will be analysed, experienced and will impact our everyday lives and those of future generations. New research questions emerge around how to compile, store and analyse these data to better understand travel behaviour and its environmental, social and economic impacts. New vehicle technologies and mobility services raise questions around their regulatory and operational [...]
Posted: October 19, 2017, 11:07 pm
*** APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING ***

Choice Modelling Centre Seminar
Institute for Transport Studies
University of Leeds

Sex, risk, and preferences: Using stated preference data to model behaviour in HIV prevention

Speaker: Matthew Quaife, Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
9 November 2017, 11:00 to 12:00
University of Leeds, Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) Room 1.11 [...]
Posted: October 19, 2017, 4:25 pm
UTSG 50th Annual Conference

UCL (University College London)

3-5 January 2018

Registration is now open

We are pleased to announce that the 50th UTSG Annual Conference (3rd-5th January 2018) registration is now open. Please follow the registration link on http://utsg.net/annual-conference/conference-registration to register. Bulk registrations are possible through this system. There are a variety of options available including 3-day residential rates, non-residential rates and day rates. Early bird rates are available to those registering before the 17th November. Please check the registration fees for students and staff from academic institutions at http://utsg.net/annual-conference/registration-fees-and-packages. [...]
Posted: October 19, 2017, 11:00 am
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN TRANSPORT NETWORKSSCHOOL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Faculty of Engineering and IT
Reference no. 779/0417A

• Join an organisation that encourages progressive thinking
• Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in Transport Networks
• Full-time fixed-term for 3 years, remuneration package: $106k (which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation) [...]
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:17 pm
Dear colleagues,

mobil.TUM 2018, the International Scientific Conference on Mobility and Transport, organised by the Focus Area Mobility & Transportation Systems at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) will take place on June 13th - 14th, 2018, in Munich, Germany. The theme of this year’s conference is: “Urban Mobility — Shaping the future together”. This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy Munich in the summer, and interact with colleagues from all over the world in a wonderful environment (the new GALILEO conference center). [...]
Posted: October 17, 2017, 7:25 pm
Dear Colleagues,

Please find below a call for papers many of you may find interesting.

CALL FOR PAPERS: AAG Annual Meeting, April 10-14, 2018

Transit-Oriented or Transit-Adjacent Development?
Interrogating the contribution of public-transport-driven development to Social Equity and Inclusion in cities of the Global South

Sessions Organisers: Daniel Oviedo Hernandez (University College London) and Ersilia Verlinghieri (University of Oxford) [...]
Posted: October 17, 2017, 8:56 am
Sent from my Sony Xperia™ smartphone

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1st Call for Abstracts
Submission Portal OPENS Tuesday, 31 October

Click HERE For Details<http://www.tphlink.com/icth-2018-mackinac-island.html>

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International Conference on Transport & Health (ICTH)

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The ICTH 2018-Mackinac Island Programme Committee is dedicated to ensuring that you receive the greatest return on investment; financial, time and human interaction. This is not an event in which you can passively co-exist or participate virtually. It is meant to keep you [...]
Posted: October 17, 2017, 8:20 am
SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS: AAG Annual Meeting, April 10-14, 2018, New Orleans, LA
Expanding the debate on transport and mobility justice

Organisers: Ersilia Verlinghieri and Tim Schwanen (University of Oxford)
(Session Sponsored by Transportation Geography Specialty Group and Urban Geography Specialty Group)

Transport and mobility play a critical role in current social and environmental crises and are vital to creating more just societies at different spatial scales. Across various disciplines, including Geography, researchers are now routinely drawing attention to the spatial dimensions of justice. Some have begun to consider the interconnections of transport and mobilities with justice and space (e.g. [...]
Posted: October 16, 2017, 8:41 am
(apologies for cross-posting)

2nd Call for papers

2018 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting
New Orleans, 10-14 April 2018

De-colonial/Postcolonial debates on urban transport geography

Organizers
Wojciech Kębłowski (Université libre de Bruxelles, Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Tauri Tuvikene (Tallinn University)
Astrid Wood (Newcastle University)

Session outline
This session features contributions that “open up” the debate on urban transport. In departing from what can be identified as predominantly technical, Northern and formalist approaches to mobility, this session proposes to explore a de-colonial/postcolonial view on urban transport. [...]
Posted: October 14, 2017, 3:58 pm
Edinburgh Napier University is looking to appoint a permanent member of staff to a Lectureer/Associate Prof post in Transport Infrastructure Engineering. The successful candidate will carry out research in the University's Transport Research Institute and teach on the MSc Transportation Planning and Engineering and MEng Civil and Transportation Engineering. Closing date 22nd October. Read further details and applications at https://jobs.napier.ac.uk/mthrprod_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d7017847ZVx%1BUSESSION=65D297FD2A4447679A2B8F113DA820C4&WVID=4376296Olf&LANG=USA or if you are not able to open this web page try https://jobs.napier.ac.uk/
Posted: October 13, 2017, 7:42 pm
TSS-Transport Simulation Systems Ltd. seeks a qualified and experienced
transportation modeller for a full-time position as consultant/senior
consultant based in its Central London branch.

The applicant will support major meso and microsimulation projects
undertaken with Aimsun by TSS's clients, i.e., public transportation
agencies and private engineering firms, and configure and deploy Aimsun
Online as part of decision support systems delivered by TSS and system
integrators to traffic control centres for major cities and/or highway
corridors. [...]
Posted: October 13, 2017, 3:19 pm
Three year PhD Studentship, University of Aberdeen, Centre for Transport Research

Rural MaaS: Exploring the potential for emissions reduction from the implementation of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in rural environments.
Applications are invited for a 3 year PhD Studentship funded by the Energy Technology Partnership, HITRANS and the University of Aberdeen. The project will be supervised by Professor John Nelson and Dr Caitlin Cottrill. [...]
Posted: October 13, 2017, 2:53 pm
*Apologies for any cross-posting*

Dear Colleagues,

This is to let you know the details of the seminar planned at Newcastle University on 18th Oct 2017.

"Discrete Choice Model - A Variety of Applications" By Professor Juan de Dios Ortúzar
Venue: Room 2.32, Cassie Building, School of Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU. [...]
Posted: October 13, 2017, 10:44 am
(apologies for cross-posting)

Dear all,

This is the second call for papers for a virtual Special Issue in Transportation Research Part A below. The aim of the special issue is to introduce and systematize critical perspectives on transport, and therefore I hope it resonates with many transport researchers in this group. The deadline for abstracts is 15th October. [...]
Posted: October 12, 2017, 2:09 pm
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Choice Modelling Centre Seminar
Institute for Transport Studies,
University of Leeds

Measurement of non-random attrition effects on mobility rates using trip diaries data

Speaker: Lissy La Paix Puello, Assistant professor, Centre for Transport Studies, University of Twente
Thursday 19 October 2017, 11:00 to 12:00
Business School Maurice Keyworth SR (1.06), Maurice Keyworth Building, University of Leeds, Moorland Rd, Leeds LS6 1AN [...]
Posted: October 11, 2017, 4:43 pm
Dear UTSG Members,

A Call for Papers has been issued for the 16th Annual Transport Practitioners' Meeting (TPM) encouraging practitioners to submit abstracts that share knowledge and fresh ideas on a range of transport topics and issues. Abstracts covering the latest developments in road safety, healthy streets, public transport, urban design, data and freight are sought to generate lively discussion. TPM is the annual meeting place for all transport planners, placemakers, highway engineers and urban transport designers. TPM brings the wider transport and built environment community together for two days of world class networking, idea sharing and lively debate. [...]
Posted: October 11, 2017, 3:08 pm
Dear all, please pass on this call to colleagues. Skype, pre-recorded film and in-person presentations. Several publishers involved. Thanks

Constructing an Urban Future: The sustainability and resilience of cities – infrastructures, communities, buildings and housing.

http://architecturemps.com/abudhabi/

Keynotes: Arup Associates

Dates: March 18-19 2018
Place: Abu Dhabi University

Abstract Submissions: 01 December 2017

Presentation formats: skype, pre-recorded film, in-person presentation [...]
Posted: October 10, 2017, 11:18 am
CALL FOR PAPERS
AAG Annual Meeting, April 10-14, 2018, New Orleans, LA

Expanding the debate on transport and mobility justice
Organisers: Ersilia Verlinghieri and Tim Schwanen (University of Oxford)

Transport and mobility play a critical role in current social and environmental crises and are vital to creating more just societies at different spatial scales. Across various disciplines, including Geography, researchers are now routinely drawing attention to the spatial dimensions of justice. Some have begun to consider the interconnections of transport and mobilities with justice and space (e.g. Soja 2010; Sheller, 2011; Cook and Butz 2016; Verlinghieri and Venturini 2017), but [...]
Posted: October 5, 2017, 8:16 pm
*Apologies for any cross-posting*

Dear all,

The http://www.ubdc.ac.uk/ invites you to a free seminar to be presented by Francesca Hogg from the http://www.sustrans.org.uk/’ Research and Monitoring Unit on Monday 23rd October (11-12:30pm) in the University of Glasgow’s https://goo.gl/maps/JwKUx2nyt922.

This seminar will present the methodology and findings of research conducted via UBDC’s http://ubdc.ac.uk/outreach-plus-training/sasnet/fellowship-programme/, to investigate the relationship between behaviour change interventions (delivered by Sustrans and partners) and small-scale infrastructure delivery on how children travel to school. [...]
Posted: October 4, 2017, 2:38 pm
Apologies for Cross Posting.

The Transport Studies Unit at the University of Oxford is currently accepting applications for the Health, Wellbeing and Transport course, to be held Tuesday 5th- Friday 8th December 2017, at Kellogg College, University of Oxford.
The course is part of our Global Challenges in Transport programme, which provides researchers and practitioners with the necessary knowledge, skills and expertise, supported by the latest research evidence, to address the complexity associated with making transport sustainable.
This course considers health, wellbeing and social equity across spatial scales, geographical contexts and transport modes. It specifically concentrates on the relationships between [...]
Posted: October 4, 2017, 10:56 am
Dear Colleagues

Here is a request from Anna Bonne, IET Transport Lead for assistance with a question relating to a consultation on Future Transport, please see the information below and feedback any comments you have directly to Anna, her email address is below.

Subject: Future Transport consultation your help required please!

Dear all, [...]
Posted: October 4, 2017, 8:43 am
(apologies for cross-posting)

​Call for papers

2018 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting
New Orleans, 10-14 April 2018

De-colonial/Postcolonial debates on urban transport geography

Organizers
Wojciech Kębłowski (Université libre de Bruxelles, Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Tauri Tuvikene (Tallinn University)
Astrid Wood (Newcastle University)

Session outline
This session features contributions that “open up” the debate on urban transport. In departing from what can be identified as predominantly technical, Northern and formalist approaches to mobility, this session proposes to explore a de-colonial/postcolonial view on urban transport. [...]
Posted: October 2, 2017, 12:22 pm