Call for Papers
86th TRB Annual Meeting
January 21-27, 2007
The TRB Committee on Women's Issues in Transport, [ABE70] invites
you to submit papers for the upcoming TRB Annual Meeting in 2007.
Papers are invited on the topics of:
Women as facilitator of transportation for others, e.g.
driving children to school and elderly parents to medical
Issues related to children's transportation to school;
Access to services after a natural disaster;
Women's access to health services;
Safety issues for pregnant women;
Transportation institutions, finance and workforce
o In particular how this relates to women in the 21st century;
Homeland security and border state issues
o in relation to the impact on employment that increased
homeland security and changes in border state issues have,
especially in areas/fields with a largely female workforce.
Papers should discuss these topics from the viewpoint of gender.
Other transportation related to emerging or established women's
issues in transportation will also be considered for presentation.
Please indicate ABE70 on the Submission Review form to indicate that
the paper is being submitted in response to this call for papers.
Papers for the 2007 Annual Meeting must be submitted electronically
no later than August 1, 2006. Papers cannot be accepted after
August 1, 2006 because of the time required for peer review and
program development. Paper submission information is posted on the
TRB website http://www.TRB.org/Meeting.
In addition, authors who have submitted papers are requested to send
the paper number and title to the TRB Committee on Women's Issues in
Transport by August 3, 2006 to Lisa Weston by EMAIL at