CTS Events
November 14, 2012

Dr. Nebiyou Tilahun, UPP, presents a seminar entitled "An agent based model of origin destination estimation (ADOBE)" Wednesday, November 14th at 4:00 pm in Rm 1127 SEO


November 7, 2012

Mr. Thomas Murtha, CMAP, will address the CTS-IGERT community at 4:00 p.m. in Room 1127 SEO.


October 24, 2012

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Bo Zou, CME, on Wednesday, October 24th, Room 1127 SEO, 4:00 p.m.


CTS Happenings
September 25, 2012

Award Received by Joshua Auld, CTS-IGERT alumnus.


April 20, 2012

Congratulations to James Biagioni, CTS Fellow and CS PhD candidate, winner of the Dean's Scholar award.


January 2, 2012

James Biagioni, CTS Fellow, receives "Best Presentation Award" at SenSys2011


July 30, 2010

Dr. Ouri Wolfson, Dr. Phillip Yu, and Leon Stenneth, CS student and CTS Associate, recently had a paper accepted to the 6th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob 2010).


March 17, 2008

City Logistics Seminar

Download: Vehicle routing and scheduling with soft time windows and the uncertainty of travel times

Download: Urban Freight Transport, Logistics and ITS

Download: Transport & Health

City Logistics Seminar

Presented by the UIC Urban Transportation Center
& the Computational Transportation Science IGERT program

Monday, March 17
1:30 - 3:30 pm
Science and Engineering Offices (SEO)
851 S. Morgan Street
Room 1000

Scheduled presentations:

1:30 - 2:30 pm

"Vehicle routing and scheduling with soft time windows and the uncertainty of travel times"

PPT file: "Vehicle routing and scheduling with soft time windows and the uncertainty of travel times"

E. Taniguchi
Department of Urban Management
Kyoto University

2:30 - 3:30 pm

"City Logistics for Sustainable Cities"

PPT files: "Urban Freight Transport, Logistics and ITS"

"Transport & Health"

R. G. Thompson
Senior Lecturer
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Melbourne

Drs. Taniguchi and Thompson are the President and Vice President of The Institute of City Logistics.

The Institute for City Logistics (ICL) was established in Kyoto, Japan in 1999. The most important objective of the Institute is to be the centre of excellence for research and development in City Logistics and urban freight transport. ICL conducts both fundamental research and applied investigations relating to actual problems within society. ICL also provides a platform for the exchange of knowledge, experience and information concerning City Logistics and urban freight transport.

Eiichi Taniguchi is Professor of Transport and Logistics in Department of Urban Management, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University. His research centres on City Logistics and urban freight modelling. He developed a probabilistic and dynamic model for vehicle routing and scheduling with time windows considering the uncertainty of travel times. The objective is to reduce costs for freight carriers and improve the environment for society at large. He organised the First to Fifth International Conferences on City Logistics at Cairns, Australia in 1999 at Okinawa, Japan in 2001, at Madeira, Portugal in 2003, at Langkawi, Malaysia in 2005 and at Crete, Greece in 2007. At the moment he is working on modelling ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) based vehicle routing and scheduling using real time information as well as multi-agent modelling of stakeholders involved in urban freight transport. He has published books entitled "City logistics - Network modelling and intelligent transport systems" with Elsevier in 2001, "Innovations in freight transport" with WIT Press in 2003, "Logistics systems for sustainable cities" with Elsevier in 2004 and "Recent advances in city logistics" with Elsevier in 2006. Relevant papers include:
1) Taniguchi, E. and Shimamoto, H. Intelligent transportation system based dynamic vehicle routing and scheduling with variable travel times, Transportation Research Part C, 12C(3-4), 235-250, 2004.
2) Ando, N. and Taniguchi, E., Travel time reliability in vehicle routing and scheduling with time windows, Networks and Spatial Economics, 6 (3-4), 293-311, 2006.
3) Van Duin, J.H.R., Tavasszy, L.A. and Taniguchi, E., Real time simulation of auctioning and re-scheduling processes in hybrid freight markets, Transportation Research, Part B. B41(9), 1050-1066, 2007.

For more information, please contact Kazuya Kawamura: kazuya at uic.edu