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Call For Papers
Call For Papers
TRB 94th Annual Meeting
January 11-15, 2015
Call Title:
Research in School Transportation
Sponsoring Committee:
ANB10 - Transportation Safety Management
Co-Sponsoring Committee(s):
ANB10(6) - School Transportation
Call Description:
The TRB Subcommittee on School Transportation [ANB10(6)] invites you to submit papers for the upcoming TRB Annual Meeting in 2015. The Subcommittee on School Transportation considers the broad range of issues that impact the safety, security, health, and quality of all modes of school transportation.

Papers are invited on the topics of:

Safe Routes to School Program Best Practices

Safety Enhancements in School Buses

Using Technology to Manage School Transportation

School Location / Siting and Its Impact on Student Health and Fitness

Teen Drivers and School Transportation

Impacts of School Bus Service Reductions

Congestion Near Schools and the Impacts on Air Quality

International School Transportation Programs and Practices

Other School Safety Research Projects

Please indicate ANB10(6) on the Submission Review form to indicate that the paper is being submitted in response to this Call for Papers. The paper submission website opens on June 1, 2014.

Papers for the 2015 Annual Meeting in PDF format must be submitted electronically no later than August 1, 2014. Paper submission information is posted on the TRB web site: [].

Authors who have submitted papers are also requested to send the paper number and abstract to Ann Dellinger (, Paper Review Committee Chair, by August 1, 2014.

Further information about this Call for Papers may be obtained from: Kevin Chang, School Transportation Subcommittee Chair, at [].

Subject Areas(s):
Public Transportation
Safety and Human Factors
Security and Emergencies

Authors interested in submitting papers are advised to visit and review the Information for Authors. Authors submitting papers in response to this Call for Papers should submit full papers for peer review to the Transportation Research Board online at This paper submission is open from June 1 to August 1. Please show the sponsoring committee name or the Call for Papers title on the papers submission form. Please contact the Call for Papers organizer if you are submitting a paper or need additional information.

Paper Submission Requirements

TRB has a single paper submittal deadline for the Annual Meeting. Papers must be in PDF format and submitted by August 1. The paper submission website will close when it is no longer August 1 anywhere in the world. Also, authors are asked to add line numbering to their papers in their word-processing program (starting with number one on each page) prior to converting to PDF to facilitate the review process. TRB recommends that authors submit their papers well before the deadline to avoid last minute complications and delays.

Call Organizer:
Kevin Chang (

Call For Papers · TRB 94th Annual Meeting · January 11-15, 2015
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