1st Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG)
7th -10th December, 2011
Bangalore, India

Conference Themes
Based on the response of papers under each track, some tracks may be merged or sub-divided.

Track – A

Transport Modes


Airports and Aviation; Maritime Transport and Ports; Rail Transport; Urban Transport Modes;  Inland water transport; Inter-modal Issues; etc.

Track - B

Urban Transit Integration


Role of para-transit modes; Infrastructure and Institutional integration; Multi-modal urban transit integration; etc.

Track - C

Integrated Freight Transport and Logistics Systems


Integrated Supply Chain Management; Integrated Freight and Fleet Management; Inter-modal Freight Transport; Urban Goods Movement; Sustainable Freight Transport and Green Logistics; etc.

Track - D

Traffic Operations, Management and Control


Traffic Theory and Modelling; Traffic Control and Management; Traffic Network Analysis; Safety Analysis and Policy; Intelligent Transport System; Highway Asset Management; etc.

Track - E

Activity and Transport Demand Analysis


Travel demand modeling; Activity-based analysis and modeling; Travel behaviour; Data collection methods; GIS/GPS/GSM use in travel demand modeling; Transport and Telecommunications; etc.

Track - F

Transport Economics, Finance and Evaluation


Integrated Assessment and macroeconomic Impacts of Transport Policies; Transportation System Performance Measurement; Valuation of Internal and External Benefits and Costs; Transportation Finance;
Implementation of Pricing in Transport;  Transportation Infrastructure Investment and Economic Development; etc.

Track- G

Transport, Land Use and the Environment


Integrated Land Use and Transport Planning/ Implementation;  Urban and Regional Modelling;  Local Environmental Impacts due to Urban Land Use and Transport;  Monitoring transport emission and effective measures; Transport and Climate Change; Policy Instruments with focus on Land Use and Environment; etc.

Track - H

Sustainability in Transporation
Description Challenges to sustainable Mobility; Environmentally sustainable transport; NMT role and planning; incliusion of disabled and poor section in transport planning; Sustainble highway infrastructure; etc.

Track - i

Transport Planning, Policy and Management
Description Institutional Performance and Strategic change; Decision-making processes and stakeholder involvement; National Regional policy development; Urban Transport Policy; Social Impact of Transportation; Transport for Tourism; Mass Events and Special Needs; Emerging Policy Issues; Health, Equity,Aging, Special Needs; Rural Transportation Planning and Policy; etc

Track - J

Pavement Engineering and Management


Recent trends in pavement materials characterization; Analysis and design of highway and airfield pavements;  Pavement performance evaluation and prediction; Recent trends in pavement construction, Pavement Maintenance & Rehabilitation; highway Drainage; Recycling technique  applications in pavement construction; New materials in highway construction, application of geosynthetics in pavement construction, accelerated pavement testing green highways

Submission of Abstracts: May 20th, 2011
Abstract review decision: July 5th 2011
Submission of full papers: August 20th, 2011
Full paper review decision: October 15th, 2011
Submission of final papers: October 31st, 2011
Conference dates: December 7th – 10th, 2011
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