In preparation of the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting the Health and
Transportation Subcommittee has issue call for research papers. Below
and attached is the call. Feel free to distribute to you colleagues and
Improving Our Knowledge of Methods, Data, Tools, and Models to Enhance
Public Health Through Transportation
The Health and Transportation Subcommittee of the Transportation
Research Board seeks research papers expanding and improving our
knowledge of methods, data, tools, and models that help enhance
integration of public health and transportation. We welcome papers that
learnt from the already existing literature and add to the field with
new concepts, principles, theories and applications. Both theoretical
and practical applications are welcome.
Examples of research questions in the context of this call may include
but are not limited to:
• Identification of tools to incorporate population and public health
in the comprehensive operational analyses process.
• Integration of health factors into transportation agency
performance management programs
• Development of new approaches to understand the impact of time use
• The role of transportation in enabling access to health care and
• The use of sensing technology to understand individual-level
movements and their relationships to accessibility, active travel, and
• Identification, evaluation, and resolution of challenges in
communication and coordination across heath and transportation sectors.
• Quantification of health impacts and benefits of transportation
actions and policies.
Papers for publication and/or presentation must be submitted by August
1, 2018. Submission of complete papers, conforming to TRB standards and
format, is required for consideration. Papers may be submitted for
publication or presentation only. Each paper will be peer-reviewed
according to TRB procedures. TRB paper specifications and submittal
information can be found online at
At the bottom of the TRB paper submission form, please indicate your
paper is “intended for the subcommittee on Health and Transportation
(ADD50-1).” Be sure to include the subcommittee name and number. For
more information on this call for papers, please contact: Ipek N. Sener,
Texas A&M Transportation Institute, i-sener(a)tti.tamu.edu.
Transportation Planning Consultant