Focus

Transport Economics and Policy
— Transportation as an Economic Indicator
— Transportation Services Index as an Economic Indicator
— Demand for Transportation Services: Transportation Services Index
— For-hire Freight and Passenger Transportation Modal Data
— Freight Transportation’s Relationship to the Economy
— Contribution of Transportation to the Economy
— Final Demand Attributed to Transportation Relative to Other Goods and Services
— Contribution of Transportation Services to the Economy and the Transportation Satellite Accounts
— Transportation Used to Produce Goods and Services
— Value of Transportation Infrastructure and Other Assets
— Transportation Capital Stock
— Government Transportation Revenues and Expenditures
— The Role of Incentives in the Mobility-as-a-Service Value Chain
— Innovative and applied methods in transport planning
— Developing models for policy and decision-making;
— Global trends impacting transport
— Data security and legal issues

Traffic Safety Risk Evaluation, Prevention, and Control
— Behavioral modeling in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)
— Cyber-physical-social systems for ITS
— Driver and traveler support systems
— Human factors and HMI
— Management of incidents and evacuation
— Naturalistic driving datasets and data analytics
— Security, privacy and safety systems
— Sensors, detectors and actuators in ITS
— Vehicle localization and autonomous navigation
— Vision and environment perception, detection of vulnerable road users and animals
— Traffic Safety Analysis and Prevention via Multiple Data Sources and Artificial Intelligence Techniques
— Methods and Technologies for Next-Generation Public Transport Planning and Operations
— Safety, Behavior, and Sustainability under the Mixed Traffic Flow Environment
— Empirical Research on Pedestrians’ Behavior and Crowd Dynamics
— Complex Network Analysis of Transportation Systems
— Technologies for Privacy Preserving, Modelling, Dimensioning, and Communications in Internet of Vehicles (IoVs)
— Collaboration and Sustainability in Emergency Transport Resource Configuration
— Surrogate Safety Measures in Traffic Safety Analysis
— Traffic Efficiency and Safety in Mixed Traffic Flow Environments
— Methodologies for the Analysis and Prevention of Aviation Safety Occurrences
— Role of the Private Sector in Road Safety

Intelligent Transport Systems and Smart Mobility
— Mobility-as-a-Servic (MaaS)
— Connected and Automated Vehicles (AVs)
— intelligent robotic vehicles;
— AI and deep learning in ITS
— Artificial transportation systems
— Computer Vision Techniques in Intelligent Transportation Systems
— Data Analysis for Self-Driving Vehicles in Intelligent Transportation Systems
— Smart and Resilient Transportation Infrastructure Systems
— Computational Intelligence Systems for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
— advanced driver assistance systems;
— advanced communication technologies (V2V, V2I, V2X…) and automated transportation systems
— vehicular safety, active and passive;
— vehicle environment perception, driver state and intent recognition;
— wireless communications technologies (floating car data, sensing and computational technologies);
— eco-driving and energy efficiency vehicles;
— intelligent transport systems and its impact on traffic flows;
— cooperative vehicle-infrastructure systems;
— traffic collision avoidance and proximity detection technology;
— pedestrian protection;
— assistive mobility systems;
— image, radar, LIDAR signal processing;
— urban traffic modeling and analysis

Freeway Traffic Modelling and Control
We are welcoming all the works associated with but not limited to the following issues:
— Data-Driven Urban Mobility Modeling and Analysis
— Cooperative Systems for Autonomous Vehicles
— Synchronization and Resource Sharing in Intelligent Transport Systems
— Information and Communication Technologies for Traffic Estimation and Controlsafety research,
— incident management;
— signing and telematics;
— public transport priority systems;
— traffic engineering, network management;
— cooperative, connected and autonomous vehicles
— mobility as a service, smart mobility
— traffic management and train control;
— highway design and traffic management;
— vehicle dynamics and control;
— applications of vehicular networks, including ITS
— dynamic network modeling and optimization
— dynamic fleet management
— simulation and optimization of traffic and logistics systems
— meta-heuristic methods in optimization
— high performance computing in traffic simulation
— vehicle routing
— emergency management

Freight and Logistics
— Big Data for transport and logistics
— freight policy development,
— city logistics,
— logistics and multimodal transport
— trans-national networks,
— air cargo transport,
— ports and maritime policy,
— global supply chain management, technology/application for supply chain,
— e-business and e-commerce,
— smart contract and asset management,
— production and delivery synchronization,
— facility planning and management;
— electronic documents for freight transport
— performance management and human factors;
— applications of artificial intelligence (robotics, truck platooning, and virtual agents)
— LEAN and six-sigma;
— modelling and simulation;
— maintenance and reliability;
— strategic alliances,
— freight and environment, sustainability and green systems

Sustainable Transport and Fuels
— Energy efficiency and emission reduction
— Clean fuels (biodiesel, biogas/CNG, electric and hybrid Vehicles, LPG, hydrogen vehicle)
— Energy efficiency in transportation;
— Energy-saving and health-promotion traffic facilities;
— Energy efficiency of municipal transportation facilities;
— Energy and public utilities in transportation (including heat, electricity, gas and water supply);
— Energy price management and efficient pricing;
— Sustainable transport (public transport, ports and marine; railway transport engineering, air transport operations
— Batteries and energy storage, hydrogen storage;
— Compressed air engines;
— Internal combustion engines;
— Fuel cells;
— Fuel efficiency;
— Hybrids and hydraulic hybrids;
— Connected and Automated Vehicles
— Sustainable Land use and transport interactions;
— Environmental-economic modelling;
— Shared mobility for transport and its environmental impact;
— Big data aided vehicular network for transport and environmental;
— Impact of extreme weather events and climate change on roadway transportation systems;
— Sustainable mobility in alternative transport systems;
— BIM for infrastructures: from planning and design to the maintenance phase
— Vehicle Scrappage Policy

Railway Transport
— simulation and optimization for Railway Operations Management
— electrical railway transportation systems
— railway infrastructure and intelligent railway transport
— digital rail
— rolling stock
— safety and natural hazard management
— dispatching, signalling, train control, automatic train operation
— estimation of traffic demand and capacity
— transport economic modelling for railways
— railway construction
— Railway Engineering
— Big data and transport modelling
— Big data in transport systems optimization
— application of big data technologies in railway transport