Call for papers for the Special Issue in the Journal: Transportation Research Part B on “Green urban transportation”

Scope of topics and interest

Transportation sector is a major source of emissions, including greenhouse gases. It is important to promote green transportation in urban areas to provide a better living environment without affecting the mobility of goods and people. This special issue focuses on methodologies to model and deal with recent green transportation problems in urban areas, ranging from system modeling, planning, design, control, and management. The topics include, but not limited to, the following:

  • autonomous vehicle
  • bicycle and vehicle sharing
  • dial-a-ride
  • electric vehicle
  • public transport and paratransit
  • walking and cycling

Manuscript Submission

All submissions should be submitted via the Transportation Research Part B online submission system. When you submit your paper to the special issue, please choose article type “SI: Green Urban Transportation”.  For author guidelines, please visit the Journal home page to learn more


Important dates

Submission window opens on: 22 February 2016

First submission deadline:  June 30, 2016

Notification of first decision:  October 15, 2016

First revision submission deadline:  January 1, 2017

Notification of revised decision:  April 15, 2017

Second revision submission deadline:  August 30, 2017

Final manuscripts deadline:  November 15, 2017

Planned publication:  Late 2017


Guest Editors

W.Y. Szeto,The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (ceszeto@hku.hk)

Anthony Chen, Utah State University, USA (anthony.chen@usu.edu)

Best regards,

Dr. Wai Yuen  SZETO

Deputy Director, Institute of Transport Studies

The University of Hong Kong Web: http://web.hku.hk/~ceszeto/

Email: ceszeto@hku.hk Phone: (852) 28578552 Fax: (852) 25595337 Office: RM 622, Haking Wong Building.

Mail address: Rm 618, Haking Wong Building, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Call for papers:

Area Editor, Networks and Spatial Economics

Associate Editor, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems

Associate Editor, Transportmetrica A

Associate Editor, Transportmetrica B

Associate Editor, Travel Behaviour and Society

Sin C. Ho
Associate Professor
Aarhus University
Aarhus, Denmark