World Conference on Transport Research Society


The World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS) provides a forum for the interchange of ideas among transport researchers, managers, policy makers, and educators from all over the world, from a multi-modal, multi-disciplinary, and multi-sectoral perspective.

Attendees at the WCTR Mumbai 2019

WCTRS is organizing a virtual meet consisting of many dedicated webinars during 24-29 July 2022. Sessions will cover all WCTR topic areas and there is no fee to participate in the virtual meet. To register click here. Please see the official event website for more information. 

A draft agenda is available here.

The 16th World Conference on Transport Research will take place Monday 17th – Friday 24th July 2023 at CIRRELT (The Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche sur les Reseaux d’Entreprise, la Logistique et le Transport) in Montreal, Canada.

Topic Area A: Transport Modes – General

Topic Area A covers research issues related to a single mode, and which are not addressed in other topic areas....

Topic Area B: Freight Transport and Logistics

Topic Area B includes freight carried by all modes of transport, with a strong focus on the way in which freight modes are....

Topic Area C: Traffic Management, Operations and Safety

Topic Area C is concerned with interurban highways as well as with urban roads, including traffic theory and....

Topic Area D: Activity and Transport Demand

This Topic Area deals with understanding and modelling how people make choices regarding their activities and....

The World Conference on Transport Research Society Young Researchers’ Initiative (WCTRS-Y) provides opportunities for young members of the society to gain experience in academic activities, develop their professional profiles and skills, network with established transport researchers and practitioners,