American Society of Civil Engineers

ICTE 2011

by Qiyuan Peng, (editor), (Dean, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China), Kelvin C. P. Wang, (editor), (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA), Yanjun Qiu, (editor), (Director, International Affairs Office, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China), Yun Pu, (editor), (Vice President, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China), and Bin Shuai, (editor), (Vice Dean, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China)
Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-1184-1 (CD-Rom)/(DVD), 2011, 3303 pp., (doi:     (Barcode: 579212838)

Conference information: Third International Conference on Transportation Engineering (ICTE); July 23-25, 2011, Chengdu, China

ASCE sponsor: Transportation and Development Institute (TDI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings - CD-ROM
Abstract: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Transportation Engineering, held in Chengdu, China, July 23-25, 2011. Sponsored by China Communications and Transportation Association; the Transportation and Development Institute of ASCE; Mao Yisheng Science and Technology Education Fund. Hosted by the College of Transportation and Logistics, Southwest Jiaotong University. This collection contains 543 peer-reviewed papers that present the most current transportation engineering research. China has embarked on a massive construction program of a high-speed rail network. This network will change the landscape of passenger transportation in China, but it will also alter the global vision of rapid and long distance travel of people and freight. New technologies in planning, design, construction, operation, and management are needed for the new high-speed rail network and many other modes of transportation.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Transportation management
Rail transportation
Public transportation
Freight transportation