Special Issue "Sustainable Mobility and Transport"
A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2021).
Interests: economic geography; innovation systems; urban technology; maritime studies
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This Special Issue (SI) aims to increase understanding of the impacts and effects of mobility and transport in sustainability. In particular, we are seeking papers focused on the challenges and obstacles on a system-level decision making of clean mobility and indirect effects caused by these changes. The proposed papers should have an international context and they should contribute cutting-edge studies in the relevant fields. These include but are not limited to sustainability, transport geography, mobility studies, transport research, and social scientific technology studies. The SI welcomes both theoretical as well as empirical papers on these topics. In addition, public sector analysis and transport planning papers are most welcome. The articles should be targeted to the academic community as well as to practitioners, such as developers, planners, and officers in order to increase understanding of the dynamics of sustainable mobility and transport.
The identified broad research themes may be addressed through potent case studies or international comparisons. The SI explores academic, conceptual, methodological, or application-based research work conducted across the globe, with a strong connection to technological development and/or the analysis of mobility/transportation projects.
Suitable topics include but are not limited to:
* Integration of spatial analysis and sustainability in transport and mobility
* Regional and urban case studies of transport
* Epistemological considerations for transferable information in mobility
* Economics of transport and mobility
* Cities as hubs of connectivity: ports, terminals, hot-spots
* Urban-rural dichotomies and digitalization
* Experimental analyses of eco-efficient transport
* Comparative studies of transport emissions
* Transport geography
* Local lessons of smart mobility
* Policy studies of mobility and transport
* Social aspects of movement with respect to digitalization
Prof. Dr. Tommi Inkinen
Prof. Tan Yigitcanlar
Prof. Mark Wilson
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1900 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
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