All academics, practitioners, students and interested individuals are invited to apply to become an individual member of the WCTRS. You can apply to join at any time by completing this online form or returning the completed application form (see the link below) to the WCTRS Secretary. Membership for WCTRS will be free of charge from July 2022 to mid-July 2023.
After June 2023 an invoice will be issued for the membership fee.
The preferred method of payment for the membership fee is by bank transfer.
If you require an alternative method, please contact the WCTRS Secretary.
Benefits of Individual Membership
Access to a truly international network of transport academics and practitioners, which is the only such worldwide network, with over 1000 experts interested in transport research from over 80 countries
A wide variety of Special Interest Groups (SIGs), each dedicated to a specific academic topic from mode specific policy and modelling, to solutions for climate change and disaster resilience. The full list can be found on the SIGs webpage.
On-line access to the proceedings of past conferences
Liaison with some 30 partner journals, which publish the best conference papers
Outreach to international organisations such as the International Transport Forum, World Bank and UNFCCC conferences
WCTRS Young Initiatives including the WCTRS-Y Conference, grants awarded to young researchers, and dedicated newsletters and job information
Opportunities to contribute to the planning of a future World Conference through participation in Special Interest Groups and other Society activities