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We are pleased to announce the list of accepted paper and poster.  Please submit your full paper on or before February 28, 2010.  Registration from with payment must be completed at the time of full paper submission.

List of Accepted Abstract

Paper Guidelines
Optional Paper Guidelines for Posters
Poster Instruction
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Interested parties are encouraged to submit abstracts for papers and posters. All accepted abstracts and papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Authors of accepted poster abstracts are encouraged to write papers for inclusion in the proceedings.

Deadline for submission : Originally June 1 2009, now extended to August 31 2009


Taking into account the growing ageing population and the considerable effort to fully integrate persons with disabilities into society, TRANSED 2010 “Sustainable Transport and Travel for All” provides an international forum to exchange ideas on what works and why, and to share inspiration about the future with respect to accessible transportation and travel. TRANSED 2010 will showcase international innovation and technological solutions for accessible transportation and travel.

1. Topic Codes

Authors are invited to submit papers which address the conference theme in all aspects of accessible transportation Topics are based on the main theme of the conference,

“Sustainable Transport and Travel for All”.

      A. Affordability and Accessibility
      B. Environmental and Technological Issues in Accessible Transport
      C. Issues for Travellers with Cognitive, Sensory and Multiple Disabilities
      D. Accessible Tourism
      E. Others
      F. Best practices forum in poster gallery

2. List of Topic Codes

The following topic codes (A.1, A.2, etc.) have been developed to facilitate abstract evaluation and technical program formulation. Authors are to choose one topic code for each abstract submission (see Section IV, 2.10 Abstract Transmittal Form).

A. Affordability and Accessibility

A.1 Defining accessibility for the various stakeholders
A.2 Economics of accessible transport and travel in developed and emerging economies
A.3 Social equity vs. economic viability
A.4 Balancing safety, security and mobility
A.5 Voluntary vs. regulatory compliance to achieve accessibility
A.6 Accessible travel by air in open skies
A.7 Successful models and best practice for accessible service delivery
A.8 Intermodal and multimodal linkages in the trip chain
A.9 Accessibility for special interest groups (e.g. women, migrant workers and aboriginals)

B. Environmental and Technological Issues in Accessible Transport

B.1 Universal Design for air and other transportation systems
B.2 Human Machine Interface: automation vs. accessibility
B.3 Environmental sustainability: liveable communities and visitability
B.4 Greening of accessible transportation services
B.5 Innovative mobility and ITS technologies for accessible travel
B.6 Accessible transportation in rural areas
B.7 Coordination of medical transport and paratransit

C. Issues for Travellers with Cognitive, Sensory and Multiple Disabilities

C.1 Human factors in communication and information systems and training
C.2 Advanced technologies for travellers with cognitive, sensory and multiple disabilities
C.3 Pedestrian safety at crossings and intersections
C.4 Security clearance for disabled travelers
C.5 Driving for seniors and persons with disabilities: drugs, dementia, cognitive problems

D. Accessible Tourism

D.1 Harmonizing the global trip chain
D.2 The economics of accessible tourism
D.3 Accessibility audit and rating of products and services
D.4 Information access to travel agents and the hospitality industry
D.5 Accessible marine travel and intermodal connections

E. Others

The above list is not exhaustive. Authors are encouraged to submit abstracts on other topics under the topic code E.

F. Best Practices Forum in Poster Gallery

For the purpose of information sharing, exchange, mentorship, skills and/or knowledge transfer, authors are encouraged to submit posters on:
F.1 Design, guidelines, case studies, manuals, practices, operations, etc.
F.2 Computerized dispatching, coordination and brokerage models
F.3 Accessible vehicle designs
F.4 Others


  • Abstracts are welcome from individuals, organizations, universities, governments and industry.?
  • Abstracts on papers and posters previously published will not be accepted.
  • Individuals can be the principal author or co-author of multiple abstracts.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Rights of the Author

The authors are required to authorise the organisers of TRANSED 2010 to publish and distribute the abstract(s); paper(s); and poster(s) submitted, including printed, audio, Braille and/or electronic versions. A release form will be sent to authors upon acceptance of their abstract(s).


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