Transportation Engineering Division of the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa is organizing the '9th Asia Pacific Conference on Transportation and the Environment' which is scheduled to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from the August 6th to 8th 2014.
Transport related developments in many countries of the Asia Pacific region have led to a number of environmental impacts and concerns over the likely consequences of these impacts. The national and regional transportation infrastructure development and traffic operations in urban centres in particular, require careful planning so as to mitigate the negative social and environmental impacts. The Conference scope covers various modes of transportation (air, land and sea) and inter-modal operations, the social and environmental related issues of all aspects of transportation operations and infrastructure development, encompassing activities of different phases such as Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance, Rehabilitation, Management, Research and Training. (Conference themes)