Transportation Research Forum

News & Updates

04.09.14The next Washington Chapter meeting featuring "Maryland Purple Line Light Rail Transit" will be held April 23.
04.01.14The 49th Annual CTRF Conference will be held June 1-4, 2014 at St. Clair College Centre for the Arts in Windsor, Ontario. For more information visit
03.21.14The New York Chapter meeting featuring "Transforming a Commuter Rail Corridor Through Additional Infrastructure Capacity and Transit Oriented Development" will be held April 3.
01.29.14The Fall 2013 JTRF is now online and available to the public.
01.21.14The Preliminary Program for the 2014 Annual Forum has been posted.
12.20.13We are now accepting registrations for 2014 Annual Forum. Registration deadline for presenters is JANUARY 31, 2014; all others FEBRUARY 21, 2014.
11.07.13The 2013 Annual Forum Proceedings are now online.
11.07.13Randy Resor, a long-time active member of TRF and Senior Freight Analyst at the U.S. Department of Transportation, died unexpectedly on Friday, November 1st, of a heart infection. Condolences can be sent to Randy's wife, Carol Resor, at 120 Springfield Ave., Merchantville, NJ 08109.

Randy's memorial service will be on Saturday, November 9th, at 2:00 p.m. at his church, First United Methodist Church, 446 Camden Ave., Moorestown, NJ 08057.

In lieu of flowers, Carol asks that people send a contribution to the church.

Randy's obituary: view obituary
10.11.13The presentation from the September 12 New York Chapter meeting is now online. View presentation.
10.04.13The Summer 2013 JTRF is now online and available to the public.
07.11.13Now that the academic year is concluded it's time to get one of your half-finished research projects out of your desk drawer, finish it, and send it to the Journal of the Transportation Research Forum (JTRF). JTRF publishes a wide variety of papers featuring contemporary transportation topics in all modes. That makes JTRF unique among transportation journals. JTRF is a refereed journal that is listed in the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) and Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Economics and Finance. The Co-General Editors guarantee a 90 day peer review period (measured from the time you submit the paper until the time we send you the referee reports). Few if any academic journals can match this. So send your papers to either one of the Co-General Editors - Michael W. Babcock ( or Kofi Obeng (
06.04.13Presentations from the Washington Chapter meetings held Feb. 20 and Mar. 13 are now online. View the presentations.
04.17.13Photos from the 54th Annual Transportation Research Forum held in Annapolis, Maryland, in March have been posted to the TRF Facebook page.
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