A movie of all the world’s airplanes.

A movie of all the world’s airplanes.

International Transport Economics Conference, June 15-16, 2009

International Transport Economics Conference
Incorporating the International Conference on Funding Transport
Infrastructure
The International Transport Economics Conference (ITrEC) brings
together researchers, practitioners, and policymakers interested in
questions of transport economics. Topics include economic questions
relating to revenue and finance; congestion, pricing, and investment;
production function and cost estimation; transport demand; energy and
environment; safety; institutions and industrial organization; and
transport and land use. The conference is designed to appeal to
participants from varied backgrounds, including economists and
transport professionals in particular.
The conference has previously been held in Banff, Canada(2006);
Leuven, Belgium (2007); and Paris, France (2008).
Submission of Abstracts
Abstracts will be categorized and ranked by peer reviewers.
Theoretical, empirical, case-study, and policy-oriented contributions
are welcome. Abstracts of up to 1,000 words must be submitted
electronically atwww.transporteconomics.org by November 21, 2008 for
consideration.
Key Dates
Abstracts Due: November 21, 2008
Abstracts Selected and Submitters Notified: January 2009
Final Papers Due (subject to acceptance): April 3, 2009
Early Registration Deadline: May 15, 2009
Conference: June 15-16, 2009
More Information
David Levinson
RP Braun/CTS Chair in Transportation
University of Minnesota
dlevinson@umn.edu
Sara Van Essendelft
Conference Coordinator
University of Minnesota
612-624-3708
cceconf5@umn.edu
The conference is hosted by the Center for Transportation Studies at
the University of Minnesota.

Fear of Tall Bridges

From CNN: High anxiety: Drivers fight fear of tall bridges .
The article is all anecdotal, but it is an important issue.

Federal officials struggle to maintain order at toll road hearing

From the LA Times: Federal officials struggle to maintain order at toll road hearing . The problem is the road crosses a park. This brings back the freeway revolts of the 1960s and 1970s.