Join transportation practitioners, researchers, academics, and students for the 63rd International Meeting of the Transportation Research Forum in St. Louis, MO – the AG Coast of America – from April 7th to 9th 2022!  Attendees will learn the best in current transportation research, applied practices and innovation, with a chance to explore the city’s rich transportation history. 

About the Conference

Through a combination of notable speakers, research presentations, and policy discussions, transportation practitioners, regulators, and academics from multiple modes and sectors will converge to share ideas, explore current research and policy issues, and build networks.

Tours will be available for attendees to see first-hand the operations of St. Louis transportation systems and facilities, including Anheuser-Busch InBev, America’s Central Port, and Melvin Price Locks & Dam.

A special Skyline Dinner Riverboat Cruise at the Gateway Arch will be held on Friday night with expert speakers showcasing the AG Coast of America.

Learn more about these fascinating tours here.

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Registration is open now!  

The Annual International Meeting is attractively priced, with the Awards Luncheon, continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and riverboat dinner cruise included in the total conference registration fee.  The cost for TRF members is $225 ($275 for non-members) and $100 for student members ($120 for non-member students). 

Thursday and Saturday tours are priced separately at $25 each per participant.

Those paying the non-member price automatically receive a one-year membership in TRF.  A special price for attendees residing in the St. Louis metropolitan area will be made available several months before the event.


Awards in the following categories will be awarded:

  • Herbert O. Whitten TRF Service Award
  • USDA Best Student Agricultural Paper
  • Best Paper
  • Best Poster
  • Best Student Paper
  • Distinguished Transportation Researcher
  • President’s Award

Key Dates

  • Graduate Student Delegate Application Due: TBD
  • Academic and Practitioner Abstract Submission for Podium Presentation Due: 3 December 2021
  • Podium Session Full Paper or Poster Due: 17 February 2022
  • Graduate Student Abstract Submission Due: 19 February 2022
  • Early and Author Registration Ends: 12 March 2022
  • Graduate Student Full Paper and All Posters Due: 26 March 2022
  • Regular Registration Ends: 2 April 2022
  • Conference: 7 to 9 April 2022

Enjoy Our Host Campus
University of Missouri - St. Louis