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

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.

The call for papers has been extended to 1 December 2022.

A PDF version of the call for papers is available here

Full instructions are available on our event website and on the submission webpage in Easychair, here.

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,