About the Society

The World Society for Transport and Land Use Research is the group that organizes the symposia and fulfills other aims of the Society.

If you are interested in participating in this exciting international endeavor, we encourage you to become a member of the society. The fee is $75 for a three-year membership.

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Contact Professor João António de Abreu e Silva (University of Lisbon) at jabreu@tecnico.ulisboa.pt.

Mission Statement

The purpose of WSTLUR is to promote the understanding and analysis of the interdisciplinary interactions of transport and land use and to provide a forum for debate and a mechanism for the dissemination of information. More specifically the aims include:

  1. The exchange and dissemination of information at an international level on all aspects of the theory, analysis, modeling, and evaluation of transport-land use interactions and related policy.
  2. The encouragement of high-quality research and application in the above areas, through debates, publication, and promotion.
  3. The provision of a clearinghouse for information on recent developments in the field and to foster contacts among professionals within and between various countries and different disciplines.
  4. The promotion of international conferences, seminars, and workshops on all aspects of transport-land use interaction.
  5. The representation of the viewpoints of members to appropriate national and international bodies, as required by the membership.
  6. The preparation of regular communications to facilitate the above aims.


The WSTLUR bylaws have been created to guide the Society and govern its members and activities.

Board Members

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