Submission guidelines

Short papers of up to 8 pages can be submitted until 31 October 2024 via the easychair platform (submission page will open soon). Papers should use the template format according to the files below

Word(.docx) / LaTeX(.tex)

All papers must be submitted via the easychair system

Papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. All submissions will be peer-reviewed. Acceptance/rejection notifications, along with invitations for selected papers to upcoming Special Issues in closely aligned journals, will be issued by February 15, 2025.


Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning (network design, timetabling, vehicle and staff scheduling)
  • Operations (monitoring, control, robustness, flexibility, efficiency, reliability)
  • Control (real-time strategies, synchronization)
  • Policy (governance, economics, tendering)
  • Optimization, visualization and behavioural models
  • Simulation and digital innovations (digital twins and triples)
  • Facilities and asset management (rolling stock, terminals, switches)
  • Energy management (Electrification, V2G, hydrogen operated vehicles)
  • On-demand services, ridescourcing, ridesharing and public micromobility; including integration with conventional public transport
  • Other new public transport modes incl. urban passenger air transport systems
  • Passenger information, trip planning, route guidance
  • Travel and trip/tour demand analysis
  • Impacts on mobility, accessibility, health, social equity and provision for an ageing and inclusive society
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and other fare product innovations
  • Transport solutions for touristic cities
  • Environmental impacts (emissions, noise control, energy)