The 7th International Conference on

Transportation and Space-time Economics (TSTE 2019)

11-13 October, 2019 | Beijing, China

Think Tank Forum

Under the background of vigorously developing metropolitan area and urban public transport system in China, cities in China are facing the development opportunities of new urbanization, new industrialization and new transportization. They are also facing many problems and challenges such as the rapid increase of urban population, private car, and severe environmental pollution. To deeply analyze the traffic management policy problems of Beijing, draw lessons from the experience of urban traffic development at home and abroad, and discuss the countermeasures for sustainable urban traffic development, it is necessary to organize stakeholders such as the government, industry and academic researchers at home and abroad to discuss the sustainable urban traffic development issues, form operable think tanks and to promote our cities and promote the sustainable development of modernization in China.


The first “Sustainable Development for Urban Transport” High-end Think Tank Forum will be organized at the 7th International Conference on “Transportation and Space-time Economics” held at Beijing Jiaotong University in the morning on October 12, 2019. The forum is sponsored by Beijing Jiaotong University and co-sponsored by Beijing Transport Institute. The forum invites governments and associations, enterprises,national think tanks,academic institutions and universities,famous academician in the world,editor-in-chief of international journal of transportation research,famous transport economists at home and abroad,and news mediato have a deep discussion, focus on the theme of “Sustainable Development forUrban Transport”,and buildan integrated think tank platform for government, industry, institutes and university. The aim of the forum is to provide suggestions for the economic and social development of Beijing, the transportation in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei metropolitan area, and the urbanization of China and the sustainable development of transportation in large urban areas.Participants from all walks of life are welcome to participate in the forum.

Forum modules

The forum includes three modules as following:

Government module: Synergy • Green • Inclusive • Leadership, Promoting the Sustainable Development of Transportation

Enterprises module: Technology • Intelligence • Sharing • Innovation, Promoting the Construction of Transportation Platform Carriers

Academic module: Frontier • New Knowledge • Countermeasure• Exploration, Promoting the application of ICT, AI and Innovative Technology

List of participating units

Government and Associations:

Ministry of Transport of the People's Republic of China

National Railway Administration of People's Republic of China

Beijing Municipality

Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport

Beijing Traffic Management Bureau

China Transportation Association

Chinese Society of Technology Economics

China Railway Society

(to be updated)


Famous Academician in the World

Anthony May, Academician of The Royal Academy of Engineering

Yongfu Sun, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering

Jingwen Li, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering

(to be updated)



Gaode Navigation

Baidu Map



Guanzi Network


CAR Inc.

Shouqi Limoshine & Chauffeur

Yinjian Taxi


China State Railway Group Co.,Ltd.

Beijing Subway

Jingtou Corporation

Beijing MTR

Beijing Public Transportation Group

China Air Express

(to be updated)


National think tanks

Development Research Center of the State Council

Beijing Philosophy and Social Science Planning Office

Beijing Institute of Integrated Transport Development of Beijing Jiaotong University


Institutions and Universities

Institute of Comprehensive Transportation of National Development and Reform Commission

Beijing Transport Institute

Beijing Urban Engineering Design &Research Institute Co.,Ltd

China Academy of Transportation Science, Ministry of Transport

Transport Planning and Research Institute, Ministry of Transport

China Waterborne Transport Research Institute

Tsinghua University

Peking University

Beihang University

Beijing Jiaotong University

Chongqing Jiaotong University

Southwest Jiaotong University

Lanzhou Jiaotong University

Chang’an University

Beijing Union University

(to be updated)


Editor-in-chief of International Journal of Transportation Research

Frank Witlox, EIC of Journal of Transport Geography, Ghent University (Belgium)

Tae Oum, EIC of Transport Policy, University of British Columbia

Juan de Dios Ortuzar, Co-EIC of Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Chandra Bhat,EIC of Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, University of Texas

Yafeng Yin, Editor-in-Chief of Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Jason Cao, Editor-in-chief of Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment,University of Minnesota

Qiang Meng, Co-Editor-in-Chief of Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation, National University of Singapore

Samuel George Charlton, EIC of Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, University of Waikato


Famous Transport Economists at Home and Abroad

Chaohe Rong, Beijing Jiaotong University

Jian Zhao, Beijing Jiaotong University

Anming Zhang, University of British Columbia

Erik Verhoef, VU University Amsterdam

Werner Rothengatter, Vienna University of Technology

(to be updated)


News Media

Beijing Communication Radio

China Daily

Economic Information Daily


China MBA Education Network

Hezhao News

China Education Press Agency

China Science Daily

China Communications News

China Radio International Online


(to be updated)


Important Dates
  • 15  March, 2019  Extended abstract submission opens
  • 31  May, 2019 Deadline for extended abstract submission
  • 15  June, 2019 Acceptance notification of extended abstract
  • 31  August, 2019 Deadline for full paper submission
  • 5  September, 2019 Formal review process for Special Issue and Best Papers to be published

Contact Us
Room 603, Siyuan East Building, Beijing Jiaotong University, No.3 Shangyuancun, Haidian Distinct, Beijing, China, 100044