Welcome to the Bridging Transportation Researchers (BTR) Online Conference !
Purpose of the Conference
At zero cost, and practically zero carbon, BTR brings transportation engineers, planners, & policymakers together globally by removing the burden of travel, the cost of registration, & greenhouse gases associated with transport & accommodations. We welcome researchers and practitioners from diverse disciplines, particularly individuals who are unable to obtain a visa or afford traveling to and participating in international conferences. BTR also addresses the loss of conferences due to COVID-19. Past BTR conferences’ presentations are archived here.
BTR #5 Conference Dates
Please join us online August 9 & 10 2023, for two days of multi-track Zoom-based meetings. Zoom links & session details (with 20- to 30-minute presentation slots) will be sent to all registrants, after papers are submitted & reviewed and final topics are scheduled. Presentation time-zone preferences will be obtained from authors prior to scheduling.
Paper Submission Instructions
BTR#5 submission deadline is *April 30*, 2023.
All manuscripts should be written in English and, for the purpose of double-blind review, should exclude any information revealing the names or affiliations of the authors. The submission process will be managed via EasyChair. BTR does not have proceedings, and submitting your work to BTR does not prevent you from submitting it to journals. You can also submit your recent published work for presentation at BTR. Papers should not exceed 10,000 words including references.
Any transportation-related areas including – but not limited to:
- Public transportation
- Emerging mobility services (shared, electrified)
- Intelligent transportation systems
- Connected and automated vehicle control
- Travel demand modeling
- Freight transportation
- Transportation safety
- Infrastructure management
- Design, construction, & pavement engineering
Special issue in Transportation Res Part C and/or Transp Planning & Technology: A selection of BTR#5 papers will be featured in 1 or 2 special journal issues.
Good news for licensed professionals: You can pursue continuing education credits with this conference! Certificate of attendance will be provided to be used for continuing education (CE) or Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits should the activity meet the guidelines set forth by your state board.
Thank you to our Sponsors: