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Elsevier Selected by Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies to Publish New Journal: Travel Behaviour and Society



 Elsevier Selected by Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies to Publish
                  New Journal: Travel Behaviour and Society

  PR Newswire

  OXFORD, England, July 3, 2013

OXFORD, England, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, is pleased to announce it has been selected
to publish the new journal of the Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
(HKSTS), Travel Behaviour and Society .

Travel Behaviour and Society is an interdisciplinary journal publishing
high-quality, original papers which report on leading research in theory,
methodology and applications, in relation to the issues and challenges
surrounding the social and spatial aspects of transportation. It aims to
provide a forum for publication and discussion for all research in the field
of transportation, including travel behavior, infrastructure, environmental
issues, mobility and social sustainability, transportation geographic
information systems (TGIS), quality of life, data collection and analysis.

"Transportation issues and challenges are so closely intertwined with the
fabrics of society that key transportation problems, such as congestion and
air pollution, cannot be fully understood and long-lasting solutions cannot be
developed, without understanding travel behaviour," explained Prof. Becky P.Y.
Loo of the University of Hong Kong and Prof. Donggen Wang of the Hong Kong
Baptist University, Editors-in-Chief of the journal. " Travel Behaviour and
Society is the journal for researchers to report and learn about top-quality,
cutting-edge research on understanding people in relation to transportation,
and on the impact of transportation on society."

Chris Pringle, Executive Publisher at Elsevier added, "HKSTS members have long
been among the most significant contributors to Elsevier transportation
journals. We are therefore delighted to have the opportunity to collaborate
with such an important and influential society as HKSTS."

Travel Behaviour and Society will publish three issues per year beginning
January 2014.

For more information or to submit an article, go to
http://www.journals.elsevier.com/travel-behaviour-and-society

About the   Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

The objectives of the Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies are to
foster and support excellence in transportation research and practice, to
stimulate professional interchange in all aspects of transportation, and to
provide a network and forum for people involved in transportation studies to
interact with each other for exchanging ideas and information on the latest
development of transportation technology.

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services. The company works in partnership with the
global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals,
including The Lancet and Cell , and close to 20,000 book titles, including
major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions
include ScienceDirect , Scopus , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite ,
which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the
SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review , which help research and health care
institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people
worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc , a world leading
provider of professional information solutions. The group employs more than
30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier
Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed
Elsevier NV. Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York
Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam:
REN; New York: RUK and ENL.

Media contact Rhianna Jones Elsevier +44-(0)1865-843806 RH.jones@elsevier.com
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