Submission Guidelines

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The following paper categories are welcome:

Full-paper trackExtended-abstract track
(up to 1000 word)
15 March 2022 (updated)Deadline for submission of full papers15 March 2022 (updated)Deadline for extended abstract submission
15 June 2022Notification of the 1st-round review of full papers, and acceptance for presentation15 June 2022Notification of the review result, and acceptance for presentation
15 September 2022Submission of revised version for selected full papers15 August 2022Submission of revised version of the extended abstracts


Papers accepted to journals (following a review process) will be published in three journals:

  • Public Transport
  • Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies
  • Transport Policy

This publication includes:

  • Papers accepted from the outset for the full-paper track
  • Full papers from accepted extended abstracts, which will be published subsequent to the conference.

List of Topics

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning (network design, timetabling, vehicle and driver scheduling)
  • Operations (monitoring, control, robustness, flexibility, efficiency, reliability)
  • Control (real-time strategies, synchronization)
  • Modelling, optimization, visualization and simulation techniques
  • Mobility and accessibility needs, social equity, security
  • Policy (governance, economics, tendering)
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS), Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), Mobility on Demand and ride-sharing
  • Modal shift, multimodality, integration of modes
  • Behavioral models (mode and route choice)
  • Facilities and asset management (rolling stock, terminals, switches)
  • Environmental impacts (emissions, noise control, energy)
  • Traffic modeling and engineering, and safety aspects of transit services
  • Big data, ITS (decision-making and management support)
  • Case studies
  • Future challenges and opportunities.