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:


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?

Please find the general and cluster-specific calls for papers here and on the conference website: https://mobilise.research.vub.be/nectar-conference-2024-general-call-for-papers

Important dates:

Abstract submission: Jan 31, 2024

Notification of acceptance: Feb 29, 2024

Confirmation of attendance: April 30, 2024

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:

2 Postdoctoral Positions at the University of Toronto

iCity 2.0 is a multi-year project to undertake urban data science research that advances complete community design in Ontario urban areas. The project will focus on both existing and new neighbourhoods, with an emphasis on significantly improving the quality, cost-effectiveness and performance of urban mobility through improved design of both our urban transportation systems and our local urban forms. 2 postdoctoral positions will be funded from the project:

NECTAR Cluster 4 workshop on Active Micro-Mobility – Modeling Spatial Behaviour of Cyclists and Pedestrians

Cluster 4 is organising a workshop on Active Micro-Mobility – Modeling Spatial Behaviour of Cyclists and Pedestrians, 16-17 March 2023. The workshop is organized by LAET-ENTPE (University of Lyon), Lyon, France.  

If you are interested to participate in this workshop, please submit an abstract (about 500 words) before 13 February 2023. See the call for papers for details.

Nectar workshops reschedule

The Corona crisis is also affecting the organization of NECTAR workshops.

The NECTAR cluster workshop “Social and Health Implications of Active Travel Policies”, hosted by University of Venice, Italy, originally planned for 26-27 March, has already been rescheduled to October 15-16, 2020.

NECTAR Cluster 3 workshop on “Intermodality and synchromodality in the European Modular System”, organized by University of Zaragoza and planned for June 4-5, will be postponed to fall 2020. A new date will be announced soon.

NECTAR Cluster 5 workshop “Policies and Strategies in Sustainable Tourism”, hosted by BBW University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, planned for 18th & 19th of June, will be postponed too. A new date will be announced soon.