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Dear all,

I would like to remind you about the current vacancy for a fully funded PhD position in Applied Urban Analytics and Informatics at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, at the department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, division of Urban Design and Planning.

Details can be found here:
https://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=6811&rmlang=UK

Applications must be submitted on-line before the deadline of 25th of November 2018. [...]
Posted: November 16, 2018, 10:24 pm
Volume 10 (the third one for 2018) of Journal of Transport & Health has now been published.
The editorials and the Editors' choice will be 'free to access' for 12 months from later this week.
It includes a Special Issue on Behaviour Change in Transport as well as regular articles.
Thanks to guest editors Kiron Chaterjee and Rachel Carey.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/journal-of-transport-and-health/vol/10/suppl/C [...]
Posted: November 15, 2018, 2:57 pm
Dear all,

The Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) is recruiting post-doc researchers in Economics, Social or Geographical Sciences (m/f).
The department of Urban Development and Mobility invites applications of candidates who have expertise in one of the following research domains:
* Digitalization and implications for housing, mobility and well-being
* Digitalization and implications for spatial planning and governance: interactive spatial planning, living labs, citizen science, virtual tools, decision support systems
* Big data analytics and GIS: collecting and analyzing data produced by sensors and social media
* Social inequalities and spatial injustice in cross-border regions
* Urban metabolism and [...]
Posted: November 15, 2018, 12:19 pm
**************Apologies for cross-posting********************
Lecturer in Railway Control and Engineering
Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
Are you interested in working for a global leader in transport research and education? Would you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities? Do you have a background in railway signalling and train control, network simulation and optimisation modelling?
We are looking for a highly motivated and talented individual who can deliver excellent research and teaching in the field of digital railway engineering and control.
The successful applicant will contribute to the development and delivery of specialist [...]
Posted: November 13, 2018, 3:47 pm
I am pleased to announce the Call for book chapter abstracts on “Policy implications of AVs” (Elsevier book series: Advances in Transport Policy and Planning). Volume Editors: Dimitris Milakis, Nikolas Thomopoulos, Bert van Wee. Submission deadline: 15.01.2019 (max 400 words).

Thus far, research on policy implications of AVs has been mostly country agnostic. In this edited book volume, we focus on country-specific and cross-country/city variations of AV implications. More information: https://wise-act.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/CFA_1.pdf [...]
Posted: November 13, 2018, 12:34 pm
Dear Colleagues

The 15th annual STAR (Scottish Transport Applications & Research) Conference will be held in Glasgow on 22 May 2019.

The deadline for the receipt of abstracts is 14 December 2018. The Call for Abstracts can be downloaded from the site: http://www.starconference.org.uk/

STAR - PARTNERSHIPS, RESILIENCE AND PROGRESS

Transportation resilience is of critical importance when planning for the future - the year 2019 will bring uncertain challenges. [...]
Posted: November 12, 2018, 2:21 pm
Dear all,

For all recent (or upcoming) PhD graduates, I’d like to bring your attention to several 2 year postdoc grant opportunities that will become available during the next couple of months at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The deadlines will be announced soon. Check http://www.dtu.dk/english/research/research-at-dtu/postdoc-programmes

Particularly, if you are interested in doing research that combines Machine Learning and Transport Research, please contact me ASAP, so that we can jointly design a proposal. [...]
Posted: November 11, 2018, 3:01 pm
Good morning,

Just a reminder to fill out the survey mentioned below if you've not already had a chance to do so.

Thanks and regards,
Caitlin

As many of you know, the UTSG currently archives papers from the Annual Conferences online, with access limited to member institutions.

At the January 2018 conference in London, the potential to make these papers open access was raised, and it was agreed to survey members on their preferences. A very brief survey on the matter is available at: [...]
Posted: November 9, 2018, 7:37 am
Dear colleagues,

I am hoping that you can help us get the word out about the opportunities
we have in the Transportation Technology and Policy (TTP) program at UC
Davis. Please share the information below with your students and encourage
them to check it out if they would like to pursue a career in
transportation with a degree in the US. We are now accepting applications
for Fall 2019. [...]
Posted: November 8, 2018, 11:04 pm
** Centre for Transport Studies (CTS) Seminar Series
Posted: November 7, 2018, 10:58 am
Hi
I forward this message on on behalf of the UK government's new academic engagement officer at the Department For Transport.
Best wishes
Bryan
Posted: November 7, 2018, 9:02 am
Hello again, 
Looks like the link got connected with the text. Apologies. This is the unambiguous call link: http://utsg.net/paper-call
Regards,
Zia-------------------------------
Dear all,

We are pleased to announce that the call for submission of research outputs to the 51st Annual Conference of the UniversitiesTransport Studies Group (UTSG) has now been issued, and there are a fewsurprises in store! [...]
Posted: November 6, 2018, 10:35 pm
Dear all,

We are pleased to announce that the call for submission of research outputs to the 51st Annual Conference of the UniversitiesTransport Studies Group (UTSG) has now been issued, and there are a fewsurprises in store!

The 51st edition of the conference willbe hosted by the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds,Leeds, UK.  [...]
Posted: November 6, 2018, 10:27 pm
Good afternoon,

As many of you know, the UTSG currently archives papers from the Annual Conferences online, with access limited to member institutions.

At the January 2018 conference in London, the potential to make these papers open access was raised, and it was agreed to survey members on their preferences. A very brief survey on the matter is available at: [...]
Posted: November 6, 2018, 4:30 pm
Job profile: Transport Economist
Organisation: TRT Trasporti e Territorio is an independent consultancy specialized in transport economics, planning and modelling. Established in 1992, the Company has earned a solid international reputation in supporting public and private actors thanks to its professional and R&D activities in the fields of transport projects appraisal and policy assessment.
Description of work:The position will involve working as part of a multidisciplinary team in integrated assessment of transport policy and transport investments. The integrated assessment would include the use of the ASTRA strategic System Dynamics model at the European level (http://www.astra-model.eu/). The candidate Transport Economist will [...]
Posted: November 5, 2018, 6:12 pm
Dear colleagues,

The CTS seminar on 6 November is CANCELLED due to illness of the speaker. The response was overwhelmingly positive and we will ask Craig Rafter for a seminar in near future.

Many thanks for your interest and best regards,
Bani

From: Anvari, Bani
Sent: 17 October 2018 16:01
To: 'utsg@jiscmail.ac.uk' <utsg@jiscmail.ac.uk>
Subject: UCL CTS Seminar On 6 November 2018 [...]
Posted: November 5, 2018, 1:57 pm
***Apologies for cross-posting***

On behalf of Dr Egidio Quaglietta and Prof Rob Goverde:

Please find below an advert for a PhD scholarship from TU Delft.
Posted: November 2, 2018, 12:01 pm
UWE Bristol will be pleased to receive applications for funded PhD scholarships from well-qualified candidates to study within the 'Sustainable Futures' pathway of the SouthWest Doctoral Training Partnership.

The Sustainable Futures pathway explores the interface between sustainability, energy and the environment by engaging the latest critical thinking on psychology, behaviour, risk management, critical infrastructure, public regulation, policy studies and the environmental sciences. [...]
Posted: November 2, 2018, 11:25 am
Dear All,

The 5th International Workshop on Sustainable Road Freight Transport will be held in Cambridge on 29thand 30th November 2018. For further details and the workshop agenda please visit our website<http://www.csrf.ac.uk/event/1120/>.

The workshop will focus on the radical transformation of freight transport systems necessary to address the long-term environmental and social sustainability challenge. On day one we will discuss the progress towards the electrification of urban and long-haul road freight transport. On day two we will focus on disruptive innovations in logistics systems. All participants will be invited to participate in group & panel discussions. [...]
Posted: October 31, 2018, 2:52 pm
Dear Colleagues,

The Transport Research Arena conference will take place in Helsinki on 27-30 April 2020 under the theme "Rethinking transport - towards clean and inclusive mobility". The event provides an ample forum for the representatives from research, industry, public administration and policy-making to discuss major challenges and opportunities we are facing in transport and mobility. [...]
Posted: October 31, 2018, 9:55 am
Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to share that the Special Issue: Velo-city (part of
the Scientific
Colloquium
<https://www.velo-city2017.com/extracurricular/scientific-colloquium/> of
the 2017 conference) is published and available online
<https://www.jtlu.org/index.php/jtlu/issue/view/29> in the Journal of
Transport and Land Use. Below you will find an overview of the
contributions. Please spread the word to relevant people in your network.

All the articles are open access. [...]
Posted: October 31, 2018, 9:37 am
Dear Colleagues,

Following the several requests received, we have decided that the deadline to submit a paper to the Special Issue in the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems on Management of Future Motorway and Urban Traffic Systems is postponed to December 31st, 2018. Papers are in any case processed as soon as they arrive to the Editors. [...]
Posted: October 31, 2018, 7:17 am
Apologies for cross-posting.
Posted: October 30, 2018, 11:49 pm
Call for papers for the Special Issue on “Changing Travel Behaviour in the Connected Era” in the Journal: Travel Behaviour and Society (Elsevier)

https://www.journals.elsevier.com/travel-behaviour-and-society/call-for-papers/changing-travel-behaviour-in-the-connected-era

Guest Editors: Dr. Jenny Cui and Professor Dr. Barbara Lenz

Aims and scope of the special issue

Travel behaviour is facing revolutionary changes as the world steps into the connected era. Little is yet known about how social change affects people’s travel patterns, and in turn how changing travel behaviour influences economic, social and environmental development in the connected era. This special issue aims to invite papers by an open call (all submissions are welcome) and [...]
Posted: October 27, 2018, 6:32 am
The Transport and Health Science Group is a scientific society committed to understanding the relationships between transport and health and their policy implications and ensuring that these are made known to policy makers and opinion formers.
THSG produced Health on the Move 2 (HotM2), the definitive work of reference on the subject, sponsors the award winning Journal of Transport and Health; and helped found the International Conference on Transport and Health. Members receive a free licence to HoTM2 and a discount to the JTH. [...]
Posted: October 24, 2018, 8:26 pm
Dear Colleagues,
The 17th Annual Transport Practitioners' Meeting (TPM) will take place on the 10th - 11th of July 2019 in historic Oxford.
***The deadline for submission of abstracts is 25 January 2019.***
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.
A Call for Papers has been issued encouraging practitioners to submit abstracts that share knowledge and fresh ideas on a range of transport topics and issues. Abstracts covering [...]
Posted: October 24, 2018, 1:22 pm
Dear colleagues,

The EU-funded project NOESIS (Novel Decision Support tool for Evaluating Strategic Big Data investments in Transport and Intelligent Mobility Services) will help understand how to evaluate Big Data investments in transport. The project addresses the urgent need to understand and predict the impact of Big Data applications and technologies in transport and logistics. It achieves this by building a database of Big Data in Transport use cases and by developing a Decision Support Tool providing the anticipated benefits and costs for society, users and stakeholders, evidenced by the collected Big Data use cases. [...]
Posted: October 24, 2018, 12:31 pm
Dear colleagues,
You are invited to attend the following symposium jointly organized by UCL and the University of Hong Kong.
Urban mobility transitions: towards sustainable and liveable cities
It will take place on November 28th at the Hallam Conference Centre in London.
Rapidly increasing urbanisation rates present significant mobility challenges for cities across the world, given commitments to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. A growing number of high income cities are attempting to constrain and reduce traffic levels and move towards sustainable mobility and liveability, while rapidly growing cities in Global South countries are faced with the stark choice of [...]
Posted: October 22, 2018, 3:26 pm
Dear colleagues,

The Department of Geography, Planning and Environment at Radboud University (Nijmegen, the Netherlands) is offering a two-year Assistant Professorship of Mobility and Spatial Planning.

You can find more details here<https://www.ru.nl/english/working-at/jobopportunities/details/details-vacature/?taal=uk&recid=601755&pad=%2fenglish>.

Best regards,

Karel Martens

Why do transport demand models systematically produce the wrong results?

Read my latest paper with colleagues Kasper Kerkman and Henk Meurs: [...]
Posted: October 21, 2018, 7:24 am
The application deadline to participate in the Chan Wui & Yunyin Rising Star Workshop is November 2, 2018, 5 PM CET. The Workshop deals with the Analytical Relationship between Mobility & Communications and provides an opportunity for up to nine early career scientists (usually Assistant Professors or PostDocs with 1 to 3 years of experience) to discuss their research with three senior fellows. Senior fellows who wish to apply to participate are expected to have more than 30 years of academic experience. [...]
Posted: October 20, 2018, 3:53 pm
Dear All,
Please find below a PhD advert for studentships starting on or before 1st April 2019: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/19229/

Applications are invited for two 3-year NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR) PhD studentships starting in April 2019, based in the Cambridge Institute of Public Health (CIPH), University of Cambridge. SPHR aims to increase the volume and quality of evidence to underpin cost-effective public health practice at a local level in England. The studentships offer the opportunity for students to explore and develop their own area of research, within the context of the research strategies of SPHR and IPH. Within SPHR [...]
Posted: October 19, 2018, 12:23 pm
We have a job working on the QUANT model which closes next week but we also have the prospect of two more jobs working on the same project with the Turing Institute. So we have three jobs in this area. Can you encourage those who you think might be interested and suitable to consider these jobs - the job spec is the same for all three as below. The QUANT model was funded originally by the Future Cities Catapult and is now part funded by our digital economy grant but the research fellow positions from Turing relate to a special [...]
Posted: October 19, 2018, 7:29 am
Multiple PhD positions are available in the Faculty of Engineering and IT at the University of Sydney. Please share the following information with potential applicants.

Available topics include:
-Empirical evidence of habits and patterns in public transport use;
-Impact of planned and unplanned incidents on travel time variability;
-Traveller perceptions of reliability.

Further details are under PhD and master's project opportunities at https://sydney.edu.au/engineering/people/emily.moylan.php. Candidates should contact Dr Emily Moylan (emily.moylan@sydney.edu.au). [...]
Posted: October 18, 2018, 5:43 am
PROVOCATIONS IN TRANSPORT

The Centre for Transport Studies at UCL is presenting a series of provocative lectures on issues concerning transport. In 2018-19 there will be 4 lectures, given by Nick Tyler, Isabel Dedring, Ed Parsons and Richard Sennett.

The second of these, "Transport is Dead – Long Live Transport!", will be given by Isabel Dedring on 27 November at 6pm at UCL. [...]
Posted: October 17, 2018, 3:41 pm
** Centre for Transport Studies (CTS) Seminar Series
Posted: October 17, 2018, 3:01 pm
Next March, EPFL is organizing a course on discrete choice models to predict individual behaviour and market demand.

The lecturers will be Moshe Ben-Akiva (MIT), Michel Bierlaire (EPFL) and Daniel McFadden (USC).

The announcement is available at

http://transp-or.epfl.ch/dca

We also offer fellowships for professors and PhD students.

Michel

Transport and Mobility Laboratory

School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne http://transp-or.epfl.ch [...]
Posted: October 17, 2018, 12:03 pm
Note that aoxj84@outlook.com is the replacement e-mail address for reply and for future messages. Thanks. Graham

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Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:37 am
Dear all,

A reminder of the second Chan Wui & Yunyin Rising Star Workshop, to take place during a seven-day retreat at Bellagio, Northern Italy in June 2019. The workshop provides in-depth technical and career discussions between the selected Fellows and Senior Fellows in a sheltered environment for focusing on the workshop goals, and a pleasing, informal atmosphere that facilitates networking. The workshop theme is: "The analytical relationship between mobility and communications". [...]
Posted: October 16, 2018, 8:42 pm
Hello,

Further to the email below, we are extending the deadline for extended abstracts for TRISTAN to 22 October 2018.

I hope this may allow you to participate!

With best regards,
Mark Hickman

Original announcement below:
Posted: October 16, 2018, 2:51 am
Special Issue Call for Papers:
Empirical Research on Pedestrians’ Behavior and Crowd Dynamics
Journal of Advanced Transportation
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jat/si/878420/cfp/

Submission Deadline Friday, 1 February 2019
Publication Date June 2019

Authors can submit their manuscripts through the Manuscript Tracking System at https://mts.hindawi.com/submit/journals/jat/eddr/.

Papers are published upon acceptance, regardless of the Special Issue publication date.

This special issue aims at reducing the gap between the theoretical and empirical body of knowledge in the domain of pedestrian dynamics by encouraging data-driven studies. The issue covers studies ranging from normal-condition movements to evacuation scenarios. The main criterion of inclusion is the demonstration of substantial and [...]
Posted: October 12, 2018, 9:23 am
Multiple academic opportunities at multiple levels - School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney

• Multiple academic opportunities at multiple levels
• School of Civil Engineering
• Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

School of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
University of Sydney
Reference No. 2002/1018C

About the opportunity
The School of Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney is searching for faculty members at all ranks and in all areas of Civil Engineering, with a preference for candidates in Construction Engineering Management, Humanitarian Engineering and Transport Engineering. The School is especially interested in candidates who increase [...]
Posted: October 12, 2018, 8:39 am
*** APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING ***
Dear colleagues,

We kindly invite you to participate in the 1st IFAC Workshop on Control of Transportation Systems (WCTS 2019), which will be held on June 30 - July 1, 2019, at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
The main scope of the WCTS 2019 is the development of automatic control theory for the purpose to redefine, and redesign advanced integrated traffic management systems to improve our cities to become more energy-efficient, sustainable, and livable. While the impending advent of fully autonomous vehicles in the future, their impact on the city traffic is [...]
Posted: October 11, 2018, 12:02 pm
Please delete my previous email, which was intended to respond to a completely different person and topic!

Dr. Jennifer Mindell
Professor of Public Health
Health and Social Surveys Research Group
Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
UCL
1-19 Torrington Place
London WC1E 6BT

Tel. 020 7679 1269 (Internal x41269)
Survey doctor: 07770-537238
Fax 020 3108 3354
Email: j.mindell@ucl.ac.uk<mailto:j.mindell@ucl.ac.uk>
Web: IRIS web page<http://iris.ucl.ac.uk/research/personal/index?upi=JMIND63> [...]
Posted: October 11, 2018, 8:15 am
Does the 20% include or exclude PhD supervision?

Jenny

Dr. Jennifer Mindell
Professor of Public Health
Health and Social Surveys Research Group
Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
UCL
1-19 Torrington Place
London WC1E 6BT

Tel. 020 7679 1269 (Internal x41269)
Survey doctor: 07770-537238
Fax 020 3108 3354
Email: j.mindell@ucl.ac.uk<mailto:j.mindell@ucl.ac.uk>
Web: IRIS web page<http://iris.ucl.ac.uk/research/personal/index?upi=JMIND63>

Journal of Transport and Health: www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-transport-and-health/<http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-transport-and-health/>

I deal with emails when it is convenient for me to do so; recipients should respond only during working hours unless they prefer to work at other times.
<https://www.ucl.ac.uk/transport-institute>
Posted: October 11, 2018, 8:13 am
Yesterday's message was correct but the old subject header was misleading, so I am resending it with a better header!

The deadline for submissions for the special issue of the Journal of Transport and Health on T & H in Latin America has been extended to 31st December 2018. [You don't have to wait until the deadline to submit the manuscript - please submit it as soon as you are ready to do so.]
see https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-transport-and-health/call-for-papers/call-for-papers-transportation-health-latin-americafor more details about the call. [...]
Posted: October 11, 2018, 7:56 am
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Transport
School of Civil Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

University of Sydney

Applications are invited for the appointment of one Postdoctoral Research Associate (Level A) in the School of Civil Engineering, within the Faculty of Engineering and IT at the University of Sydney. The position will contribute to the research and leadership of the School of Civil Engineering in the newly launched Transport Engineering program. [...]
Posted: October 11, 2018, 1:51 am
The deadline for submissions for the special issue of the Journal of Transport and Health on T & H in Latin America has been extended to 31st December 2018. You don't have to wait until the deadline to submit the manuscript - please submit it as soon as you are ready to do so.
see https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-transport-and-health/call-for-papers/call-for-papers-transportation-health-latin-americafor more details about the call. [...]
Posted: October 10, 2018, 10:41 am
Dear Colleague,

After several successful meetings the 8th conference of European
Association for Research in Transportation (hEART) will arrive to Budapest
and will be held between 4-6 September 2019.
http://heart2019.bme.hu

The conference is organized by the Faculty of Transportation Engineering
and Vehicle Engineering at Budapest University of Technology and Economics
(BME), and will cover relevant areas of transportation research with
specific focus on methods, models and planning of transport systems. [...]
Posted: October 9, 2018, 8:30 pm
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position

Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette

Purdue University’s Center for Connected and Automated Transportation
(CCAT) carries out research, education, and engagement in six primary
complementary areas related to connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV):
modeling and implementation, control and operations, infrastructure design
and management, human factors, policy & planning and enabling the emerging
technologies. Our interests include driving simulation in CAV environments,
on-demand transportation, and analysis of ride-sharing systems. In our
work, we use a wide range of analytical tools including large-scale
nonlinear optimization, statistical and econometric modeling, and machine
learning. Dr. Samuel Labi, [...]
Posted: October 9, 2018, 6:13 pm
(with apologies for cross-posting)

Research Fellow in Advanced Choice Modelling and Mathematical Psychology

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in Choice Modelling? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

We are looking for a committed, highly motivated and innovative individual with strong choice modelling skills. This post you will be working in an exciting long term research project, hosted in the Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), but with cross-university collaborations through the Choice Modelling Centre (CMC). The project looks at reconciling modelled [...]
Posted: October 9, 2018, 12:46 pm
Assistant Professor, UCD School of Civil Engineering, Permanent
Applications are invited for a Assistant Professor roles in the discipline of transportation engineering in the School of Civil Engineering. This is a permanent position. The School of Civil Engineering is a dynamic, research-driven school with a clear focus on delivering excellent teaching programmes. [...]
Posted: October 9, 2018, 11:59 am
SI: Methodological Advancements in Managing Urban Traffic Congestion

This special issue aims to explore the methodological and technological advancements in understanding and managing urban traffic congestion.

The topics include but are not restricted to

Urban travel demand modeling and management,
Advanced travel demand management with emerging ITS technology,
Understanding of the formation and propagation of spatio-temporal urban traffic congestion,
Macroscopic modeling of road traffic in an urban transportation network,
Visualization of urban traffic congestion based on transportation big data mining,
Large-scale urban traffic congestion prediction and visualization,
New opportunities for congestion mitigation brought by connected and automated vehicles,
Novel traffic [...]
Posted: October 8, 2018, 2:30 pm
Dear all,

We have a new Associate Professor position open, the full description is here:http://www.dtu.dk/english/About/JOB-and-CAREER/vacant-positions/job?id=d030d1ee-bcd8-478b-b669-dd6972a5ecb4 The DEADLINE is November 15, 2018

Some excerpts from the call:

DTU Management Engineering’s Transport Modelling Division invites applications for an appointment as Associate Professor in the area of Optimisation within Transport Modelling. The associate professorship is a permanent faculty position. [...]
Posted: October 8, 2018, 6:38 am
Abstract Deadline of 15 October - TRISTAN 2019

We invite researchers to participate in the 10th Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN 2019, or TRISTAN X). This symposium will be held 17-21 June 2019 on Hamilton Island, near the Great Barrier Reef, in Australia.

TRISTAN X is an opportunity for you to showcase recent research and applications in transportation analysis and transportation science. Earlier TRISTAN symposiums have established a tradition of a symposium of high scientific quality, with lots of interaction during and outside the technical sessions, a good sense of community, and enriching and enjoyable social tours. [...]
Posted: October 8, 2018, 1:56 am
*Apologies for cross-posting*

https://www.journals.elsevier.com/transportation-research-part-c-emerging-technologies/call-for-papers/emerging-methods-for-data-driven-urban-transportation

Call for Papers on the Special issue (Transportation Research Part C): Emerging Methods for Data-driven Urban Transportation and Mobility Modeling: Machine Learning and Complexity Approaches

The advances in ICT and passive data collection techniques are generating large quantities of individual movement and travel activity trajectory data on a continuous basis, such as call detailed records, smartphone GPS observations, social media posts (e.g., Twitter), transit smart card transactions, license plate recognition records, and shared mobility data. These data sets have allowed us to observe and model individual mobility pattern and travel behavior with unprecedented spatiotemporal resolution, shifting [...]
Posted: October 7, 2018, 3:51 pm
Dear colleagues,

There are only a few places left for Edinburgh Napier University's 4th Annual Electric Vehicle Event on Wednesday 10th October. Registration closes tomorrow.

Michael Matheson MSP, Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure & Connectivity will deliver the Keynote Address.
The themes this year will be:
- Policy issues & practice
- Energy supply & infrastructure
- Academic research & the User perspective
- Air quality and health
It will be a whole day event, with registration from 9.30am and an approximate finish at 3.30pm/4pm. There will be vehicles and exhibition stands on display. [...]
Posted: October 4, 2018, 1:49 pm
Dear Colleagues,
we cordially invite you to submit your manuscripts to the special issue on EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics (EJTL) focused on “Modelling and Managing Passenger Flows in Multi-Modal Public Transport Systems”.

https://www.euro-online.org/web/pages/1486/special-issues?id=18
Posted: October 4, 2018, 9:41 am
Dear Colleagues,

Loughborough University is now actively seeking to make an appointment to a role in Intelligent Transport at either professor/reader/senior lecturer/lecturer level. Details on this appointment are:

Intelligent Transport
Applications are invited from individuals with a strong intelligent transport background with the ability to deliver high quality teaching and research which addresses future transport challenges: i.e. intelligent transport systems and services, which can learn, adapt, take decisions and act autonomously. We particularly encourage applicants with experience relating to novel applications of artificial intelligence, statistical modelling, simulation, sensor fusion, and big data analytics in different transport modes: aviation, road, rail [...]
Posted: October 3, 2018, 11:07 am
For those who are interested in the travel behaviour of young people, or the long-running debate around spatial planning and travel behaviour, this article has just been put in-press by Transportation Research Part A: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1XqQL3Rd3ujvI7

It will be freely available for 50 days before the embargo begins.

This article started as part of a wider study, which UWE and Oxford University did for the DfT; the main project report was published earlier this year on: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/34640/. [...]
Posted: October 3, 2018, 9:50 am
Apologies for Cross Posting.
Dear all, 


We have a few places still available on the Health, Wellbeing and Transport course, to be held Tuesday 4th- Friday 7th December 2018, 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: October 2, 2018, 9:12 am