Call for Abstracts: International Transport Economics Association Conference (ITEA) 2024

The annual International Transport Economics Association Conference (ITEA) in Honor of Richard Arnott and the ITEA Annual School on Transportation Economics for 2024 will be hosted by the Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds, UK. The ITEA Annual School will be held on June 24-26, 2024. The ITEA Annual Conference will be held on June 26-28, 2024. The 2024 Conference is dedicated to the memory of Richard Arnott, a prominent transportation scholar who passed away last year.

The call for papers ends February 25, 2024.

35th International Geographical Congress (Dublin, 24-30 August)

The deadline (12 January 2024) for submitting abstracts and travel grant applications to the IGU Transport & Geography Commission (C.41) is approaching.

A wide range of topics and 16 sessions can be consulted here:  https://igc2024dublin.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/Session-booklet-05.10.23.pdf (page 217-290). 

For the Call for Paper website and instruction Click here to access:  https://igc2024dublin.org/call-for-abstracts/#top

Call for Travel Grant applications:  The T&G commission provides travel grant awards to our members to apply for. Please find the detail via this link to our website:  https://igu-transport.org/events-2/ where the application form is included. To join as a member of T&G Commission, click here:  https://preview.mailerlite.io/preview/3902/sites/50752717438583956/HHwn8p

Special Issue in Transportation Research Part D: ‘Evaluating initiatives to combat injustice in transportation’

A Special Issue in Transportation Research Part D has been announced entitled “Evaluating initiatives to combat injustice in transportation”. Full papers will be due by 31 March, 2024. Detailed information can be found here:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/transportation-research-part-d-transport-and-environment/about/call-for-papers#call-for-papers-on-the-special-issue-evaluating-initiatives-to-combat-injustice-in-transportation

NECTAR Cluster 6 (Accessibility) at the mobil.TUM 2024 conference

NECTAR Cluster 6 (Accessibility) is organising a special session at the mobil.TUM 2024 conference in Munich, Germany, 10-12 April 2024. The topic of the session is “The Roadmap for Shaping the ±15-Minute City: Proximity-centred Accessibility in Practice”. Deadline for abstracts is 20 November.

See for details the call for papers here:

NECTAR Conference 2024

The 17th NECTAR Conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, 3 – 5 July 2024. The NECTAR conference will be organized by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and hosted on its campus. The focus of the conference is on how transport and communications research can support the different roles stakeholders take in transport planning: Stakeholder involvement in transport: Who, why, how and with what impact?

The conference website can be found under: https://events.vub.be/nectar-conference-2024

Abstract submissions have been closed. Registration is open until 30 April. 

Lecturer and Post-Doc Position at the University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg is offering a position as Senior lecturer in Logistics. The person hired for the position is expected to carry out research and teach in the area of logistics and freight transport and help strengthen our research and education concerning the role of transport and logistics for a successful transition to a sustainable society. 

https://web103.reachmee.com/ext/I005/1035/job?site=7&lang=UK&validator=9b89bead79bb7258ad55c8d75228e5b7&job_id=31804

The University of Gothenburg is offering Postdoctoral fellowship in Business administration specializing in freight transport purchasing. The candidate is expected to engage in purchasing related research to investigate strategies and ways to improve sustainability and efficiency of freight transport with a focus on purchasing of freight transport services.

https://web103.reachmee.com/ext/I005/1035/job?site=7&lang=UK&validator=9b89bead79bb7258ad55c8d75228e5b7&job_id=31812

Postdoc position “Driving Equitable and Accessible 15 Minute Neighbourhood Transformations”

The University of Twente has a 3-year opening for a postdoctoral researcher position in the European research project “Driving Equitable and Accessible 15 Minute Neighbourhood Transformations” (DREAMS).

Are you a dedicated researcher with a keen interest in the exciting advancements in accessibility and sustainable urban mobility? The Department of Civil Engineering and Management at the University of Twente is offering a fantastic opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher position within the European research project “Driving Equitable and Accessible 15 Minute Neighbourhood Transformations” (DREAMS), led by the University of Twente.

DREAMS aims to investigate the potential of co-created and user-centric mobility services, as well as flexible activity hubs, in enhancing the accessibility, sustainability, and inclusivity of 15-minute city neighbourhoods located in the outskirts of European cities and regions.

If you’re passionate about making a positive impact on urban mobility and accessibility, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Join us in shaping the future of sustainable and equitable urban living!


If you have any further questions about this vacancy of the DREAMS project, please contact Prof. dr. Karst T. Geurs at k.t.geurs@utwente.nl, dr. M. Baran Ulak at m.b.ulak@utwente.nl, or dr. Anna Grigolon at a.b.grigolon@utwente.nl.

Please upload your application from the below link before 22 October 2023.

https://utwentecareers.nl/en/vacancies/1441/postdoc-position-driving-equitable-and-accessible-15-minute-neighbourhood-transformations-dreams/

Call for Papers: 2024 World Symposium on Transport & Land Use Research (WSTLUR)

The 2024 World Symposium on Transport and Land Use Research (WSTLUR) will be held in Bogotá, Colombia from June 17-20, 2024. Original papers on the interaction of transport and land use from the broad set of disciplines engaged in transport and land use research can be submitted until December 15, 2023. Detailed submission instructions and conference information will be available on the conference and WSTLUR website (https://evento.uniandes.edu.co/es/wstlur-2024) as well as on the Call for Papers:

Cluster 1 Workshop: “Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis”

Cluster 1 is organising a workshop “Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis: Methodological and Theoretical Advancements in Transport Appraisal“. The workshop is hosted by the Mobilise Mobility and Logistics Research Group and the Cosmopolis Centre for Urban Research of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium), at the Brussels campus of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel on 23-24 October 2023.  The call can be found here:

The extended deadline for abstract submission is 19 June 2023.