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Call for papers: Equity and transport

We are now accepting submissions to a new article collection on Equity and transport. Guest-edited by Floridea Di Ciommo, Ariane Dupont-Kieffer and Yoram Shiftan, this collection aims to gather studies that tackle transport disadvantage and social inequalities factors. We welcome equity studies dwelling into the definition of equity in social goods supply and planning, transport data sources, modelling, policy, paradigm shifting, and more. The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2018.

Smart cities and transport infrastructures

Featured: Article collection on Smart cities and transport infrastructures

Smart city is the object of an important and growing body of scientific literature. One result of that broad movement is the existence of numerous debates, different definitions of what a smart city is and its implications are. In this context, Nicolas Hautière and Laurent Carnis co-guest edited an article collection aiming at advancing the discussions of what the cities of the future should be. 

Dr. Carnis summarized the highlights of this collection in a contribution to the SpringerOpen blog. For a more detailed round up of the results in the collection, read its editorial here

Being a woman in engineering - an interview with Elisabete Arsenio

Being a woman in engineering - an interview with Elisabete ArsenioIn light of the International Women in Engineering Day (June 23), ETRR Board Member and Author Elisabete Arsenio tells us more about herself, shares why she chose her career path and offers some advice for young women interested in transportation engineering.

Read the interview here

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ETRR is TRA2018 media partner


A selection of the best articles submitted to TRA2018 will be published in ETRR, as suggested by the Programme Committee.

Article collections

Transport Poverty and Inequalities
Edited by: Karen Lucas

Topical Collection on Smart cities and transport infrastructures
Edited by: Nicolas Hautière and Laurent Carnis

Topical Collection on Accommodating urban freight in city planning
Edited by: Michael Browne and Ivan Sanchez-Diaz

Topical Collection on The role of planning towards sustainable urban mobility
Edited by: Hana Bruhova Foltynova, Maria Attard, and Sandra Melo

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Aims and scope

European Transport Research Review (ETRR) is a peer-reviewed open access journal publishing original high-quality scholarly research and developments in areas related to transportation science, technologies, policy and practice. Established in 2008 by the European Conference of Transport Research Institutes (ECTRI), the Journal provides researchers and practitioners around the world with an authoritative forum for the dissemination and critical discussion of new ideas and methodologies that originate in, or are of special interest to, the European transport research community. The journal is unique in its field, as it covers all modes of transport and addresses both the engineering and the social science perspective, offering a truly multidisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, engineers and policymakers.

ETRR covers the following main areas of interest:

  • Freight transport and logistics
  • Transportation infrastructure
  • Mobility and transport behavior
  • Transportation ergonomics and human factors
  • Transportation safety and security
  • Transportation planning and policy
  • Transportation economics
  • Transportation system management, including Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Environmental issues in transportation and climate change
  • Vehicle design & technology

Highway engineering, railway engineering, waterway transportation and air transport also fall into the journal’s scope. Of particular interest are topics like: transportation sustainability; accessibility and equity; technologies for improving network and vehicle efficiency; advances in integrated transport systems and intermodal transportation; traffic flow theory and modeling; IT technologies for transport data collection and analysis; innovative vehicle design; and strategies for vehicle-to-vehicle communications. The Journal encourages thematic collections of related articles from major European transport research projects, major conferences such as the TRA, ETC and WCTR, and international networks such as NECTAR.

ETRR is aimed at a readership including researchers, practitioners in the design and operation of transportation systems, and policymakers at the international, national, regional and local levels. While its focus is on Europe, it will be of interest to anyone wishing to learn from European experience or to develop new applications for European practice.

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