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Dear colleagues,

This is a friendly reminder for our Call for Papers of the mobil.TUM conference 2018 "Urban Mobility – Shaping the Future Together”. The deadline for extended abstracts is November 30th, 2017!

We are also very happy to announce two keynote speakers at mobil.TUM! Prof.Patricia L. Mokhtarian from Georgia Tech and Dr. Claus Beringer from Siemens' Mobility Division will present their vision of shaping the future at mobil.TUM 2018! [...]
Posted: November 20, 2017, 3:02 pm
Dear UTSG colleague

We are undertaking some research on issues and methods associated with the appraisal of road infrastructure investment programmes. This is primarily within a cost benefit analysis framework. In an investment programme one or more projects may be contingent on another project being constructed - through either synergies between projects or because they compete with each other. If you are aware of any recent and/or relevant publications on the following topics we would be interested if you could let us know: [...]
Posted: November 19, 2017, 9:36 pm
Dear colleagues

Due to the departure of a couple of colleagues, the Centre for Air Transport Management at Cranfield University has two full time permanent faculty positions open. The deadline for applications is 17th Dec.

We are looking for academics who have a thorough knowledge of the air transport business, and are publishing in the area. We are an exclusively post-graduate university with Masters degrees delivered in the UK, Singapore and Oman and we would expect the successful candidates to be willing to travel to these locations to deliver modules. We also conduct dedicated bespoke and open professional development courses [...]
Posted: November 17, 2017, 10:25 am
We are inviting applications for a fully-funded PhD studentship from enthusiastic and dynamic individuals with excellent communication skills who have an interest in undertaking an international project in the resilience of city transport systems. The PhD offers significant opportunities to work with NYU in the city of New York. Applicants must have a strong academic track record in a numerate subject – including any area of engineering, computer science, data science or applied mathematics. Skills in programming, data analytics and modelling would be an advantage, as would relevant work experience in business, industry or cities. [...]
Posted: November 17, 2017, 9:58 am
Apologies for Cross Posting.
Dear all, 


We have very few places left on 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 urban form and design, [...]
Posted: November 17, 2017, 9:38 am
Dear all,

This e-mail means to advertise an intriguing new opportunity for a full three-year PhD Scholarship in a state-of-the-art thematic area referring to Cybersecurity and Autonomous Vehicles under my supervision, starting this January at the University of Huddersfield.
This is a studentship funded by the Huddersfield Business School and the University's prestigious Artificial Intelligence Research Fund initiative. [...]
Posted: November 16, 2017, 3:49 pm
Dear colleagues,

Please find below a vacancy for a funded PhD studentship for improving road safety in Low-Middle Income Countries in the Transportation Research Group (TRG) within the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton.
Posted: November 16, 2017, 2:39 pm
Dear Colleagues

STAR - SHAPING TRANSPORT FOR A CHANGING WORLD

The 14th annual STAR (Scottish Transport Applications and Research) Conference will be held in Glasgow on 22 May 2018.

Details about the conference can be found at:

www.starconference.org.uk/<http://www.starconference.org.uk/>

The Call for Abstracts can be downloaded from the site.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 15 December 2017. [...]
Posted: November 14, 2017, 2:21 pm
Colleagues, I am passing on the details about upcoming publications and conferences. UCL Press and Taylor&Francis are the primary publishers. Apologies for cross posting. Sustainable transportation is a key strand.

Participate: SKYPE, PRE-RECORDED, IN-PERSON and/or WRITTEN PAPER

Constructing an Urban Future: The sustainability and resilience of cities – infrastructures, communities, buildings and housing. [...]
Posted: November 14, 2017, 2:11 pm
Dear colleagues,

Apologies for cross-posting.

Last few days to submit an abstract to a Special Issue for the Journal of Sustainable Tourism on ‘Innovative Approaches to the Study and Practice of Sustainable Transport, Mobility and Tourism’, guest edited by Debbie Hopkins, University of Oxford, Debbie.hopkins@ouce.ox.ac.uk<mailto:Debbie.hopkins@ouce.ox.ac.uk>

This SI seeks contributions that challenge the norm, that push critical, novel and innovative approaches to understanding the mobile tourism experience and that re-centre the role of transport and mobility within tourism studies. The primary aim of this SI is to identify how novel approaches (methodologies, theories, conceptualisations) can progress the study of sustainable tour​ism [...]
Posted: November 13, 2017, 9:21 am
#yiv7936033348 #yiv7936033348 -- P {margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;}#yiv7936033348 Dear colleagues,

Inspite of all the geospatial technology  developments, students and academics in poor countries and regions were left out for many decades. This is now changing fast , thanks to the great work done by  Open communities worldwide . We have now full access for all our geoeducation software education needs  thanks to all volunteers of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation. [...]
Posted: November 12, 2017, 6:16 am
Please cancel this digest to davewetzel42@gmail.com

On 11 November 2017 at 00:05, UTSG automatic digest system <
LISTSERV@jiscmail.ac.uk> wrote:

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> 1. PhD position at the Technical University of Munich - “MOnitoring,
> MOdeling
> and forecasting MObility patterns (MO3)”
> 2. Reminder: 50th annual UTSG conference- early bird registration
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> Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:39:19 +0100
> From: Constantinos Antoniou <c.antoniou@TUM.DE>
> Subject: PhD position at the Technical University of Munich - “MOnitoring,
> MOdeling [...]
Posted: November 11, 2017, 7:00 am
UTSG 50th Annual Conference

UCL

3-5 January 2018

Early bird registration deadline: 17th November

It is a gentle reminder that the 50th UTSG Annual Conference (3rd-5th January 2018) registration is now open and early bird rates are available to those registering before the 17th November.
Please follow the registration link on http://utsg.net/annual-conference/conference-registration to register.
Please check the registration fees for students and staff from academic institutions at http://utsg.net/annual-conference/registration-fees-and-packages. [...]
Posted: November 10, 2017, 3:49 pm
Dear colleagues,

At the Chair of Transportation Systems Engineering of the Technical University of Munich, we have just opened a new doctoral position, available immediately, and open until filled, on a very exciting new interdisciplinary project “MOnitoring, MOdeling and forecasting MObility patterns (MO3)”. More information on the position and requirements is available here: [...]
Posted: November 10, 2017, 11:39 am
[Please accept our apologies for cross-posting]

The 7th International Symposium on Dynamic Traffic Assignment (DTA):
Smart Transportation
Hong Kong
6-8 June, 2018
Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong (HKU),
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong (HKU),
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), and
The Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies (HKSTS) [...]
Posted: November 9, 2017, 12:37 pm
Dear UTSG Colleagues,

RMIT University's School of Global Urban and Social Studies is delighted to
be seeking an Associate Dean to lead the Sustainability and Urban Planning
discipline, located in the School of Global Urban and Social Studies.

This is a critical leadership and management role with responsibility for
driving learning and teaching quality, research relevance and industry
engagement for the sustainability and planning discipline. RMIT's
Sustainability
and Urban Planning discipline is a large teaching program with close links
to the university's Centre for Urban Research. The appointment may be
offered at Associate Professor or Professor level. [...]
Posted: November 9, 2017, 11:11 am
*Apologies for any cross-posting*

We are happy to announce the launch of the MaaS4EU project and invite you to our workshops that will take place in our three pilot areas: 1. Greater Manchester, 2. Luxembourg-Aachen, and 3. Budapest.

MaaS4EU is a research and development project funded by the Horizon2020 research and innovation programme. MaaS4EU provides quantifiable evidence, frameworks and tools to remove the barriers and enable a cooperative and interconnected EU single transport market for the MaaS concept, by addressing challenges under four pillars:
1. Business,
2. End users,
3. Technology, and
4. Policies.
(Visit MaaS4EU website for more information: [...]
Posted: November 7, 2017, 4:53 pm
Apologies for Cross Posting.
Dear all, 


We have a few places still available on 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 urban form and [...]
Posted: November 7, 2017, 2:20 pm
Dear All:

Yesterday, we released oneminutetrafficdata, an R package for the conversion and analysis of the one-minute MIDAS data for the English motorway network (SRN). This helps with:

* Batch reading and conversion of *.tcd files
* Aggregation (e.g., so you can get 15 minute data for each lane, rather than what's available via webTRIS)
* Estimated percentile speeds
* Conversion of log files so that historical variable limits and VMS messages can be viewed alongside speeds and flows at that time for that link. [...]
Posted: November 3, 2017, 3:32 pm
The LISER institute in Luxemburg is searching talented candidates who are able to develop autonomously and in cooperation with other members and groups of the institute a promising research agenda in one of our three research departments:
- Urban Development and Mobility PDR-19-3

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2017.

While we will consider applications relevant to all thematic areas of LISER, we are particularly interested this year in appointing post-doc research fellows in the domain of health and digital geographies. We will also consider applications related to the development of LISER’s research infrastructure and more specifically related to [...]
Posted: November 3, 2017, 12:00 pm
Dear All,

The 4th International Workshop on Sustainable Road Freight Transport will be held in Cambridge on 30th November and 1st December 2017.
We are delighted that Cécile Bray, Geodis; Tim Breemersch, Transport & Mobility Leuven; Carlos Calvo Ambel, Transport & Environment; Jonathan Chadburn, DHL Supply Chain; Chris Douglas, Smart Freight Centre; Andy Eastlake, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership; Sudhir Gota, Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport; Professor Jan Havenga, University of Stellenbosch; Gavin Hill, Transport Certification Australia; Paul Nordengen, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research; Professor Yongyi Shou, Zhejiang University; Tanya Strevens, World Business Council for Sustainable Development; Jacob Teter, [...]
Posted: November 2, 2017, 4:03 pm
Assistant/Associate Professor of Railway Traffic Management

Faculty/department: Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Level: PhD degree
Maximum employment: 38 hours per week (1 FTE)
Duration of contract: Tenure track
Salary scale: €3475 to €5861 per month gross

Civil Engineering and Geosciences
The Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences of Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) provides leading international research and education, with innovation and sustainability as central themes. Research and education are closely interwoven and address societal challenges. The Faculty consists of the departments of Transport and Planning, Structural Engineering, Geoscience and Engineering, Water Management, Hydraulic Engineering, and Geoscience and Remote Sensing. [...]
Posted: November 1, 2017, 11:30 am