9th International Symposium on Travel Demand Management (TDM 2019 Edinburgh)

The 9th TDM symposium, organised and hosted by the Transport Research Institute, was held at the Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel from 19th to 21st June.  The symposium was a great success with speakers from across the world. It was well attended, with lots of interesting talks that generated very interesting discussions.  A number of contributions on shared mobilities, concepts and notions of TDM were discussed at the symposium. Contributions on the understanding of users’ perception, customer satisfactions, shared mobilities and reflections of interaction and integration of existing and emerging transportation systems were also debated. Contributions on big data analytics and how they affect travel demand management in “smart” cities, analytical approaches, policy and case studies for travel demand management, with special focus on urban settings were presented. Other contributions and presentations on autonomous vehicles were also deliberated.

A special thanks to our keynote speakers:  Dr Chandra Bhat, Professor Juan De Dios Ortúzar and Professor Glenn Lyons.

The programme can be viewed here: TDM 2019.Final programme.18.06.19

More information can also be found on the TDM blog.

The presented papers were also reviewed for inclusion in a Special issue on Travel Demand Management and Smart Cities in the Journal Transportation Research part A.

DIAMOND project – Addressing gender-specific needs in transport systems. The DIAMOND project reveals fair and actionable knowledge from data to support women’s inclusion in current and future European transport systems.

The 10th TDM Symposium will be organised by the Technological University Dublin in 2021.

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