2018 International Workshop on Urban Planning and Management, Toyota, Japan (May 25-26, 2018)


This workshop aims to discuss various methods and applications of transportation-oriented urban planning for achieving sustainable development. We are glad to invite you, especially young researchers to contribute to this workshop by presenting your recent research achievements. This year, a particular emphasis is placed on transportation-oriented urban planning and management. After this workshop, selected papers presented at the workshop will be published in the journal of International Review for Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development (IRSPSD International) as a special issue, which is Scopus-indexed to have a rigorous peer review procedure with the aim of rapid and wide dissemination of research outcomes. 



Some topics welcomed by the workshop include but are not limited to:

lTransportation-Oriented Urban Planning

lSustainable Transportation Planning

lGreen Mobility

lSustainable Environment and Energy Policies



Toyota Transportation Research Institute (TTRI), Japan


Author Guidelines:

Paper submission and review process is conducted in the following forms.


1) Full paper submission

This workshop requires authors to submit a 2-page abstract (A4 size) including the title, list of authors, a brief summary and a list of 3-6 keywords before the abstract submission deadline. Authors can update the above information when submitting the full paper. The paper should follow the format given in the paper template. The excellent full papers presented in this workshop will be published in the journal of IRSPSD International.


2) Abstract only

A submission could be done with a 2-page abstract (A4 size) including the title, list of authors, a brief summary and a list of 3-6 keywords before the abstract submission deadline. The main text is not required.


Paper submission: 

email to: spsdws2018@ttri.or.jp


Important date:

December 15, 2017 – Deadline for abstract submission

January 15, 2018 – Notification of presentation acceptance

March 15, 2018 - Deadline for submission of full papers


Secretary General:

Secretary General:

Dr. Yasuhiro Mimura, TTRI

E-mail: mimura@ttri.or.jp    Tel: +81-565-31-7543    FAX: +81-565-31-9888


Conference Schedule (May 25th, 2018)



Place: Meeting room B in the 4th floor of Toyota Industry and Culture Center

9:30 - 10:00

Participation registration

10:00 - 10:10

Opening Remarks by the Mayor of Toyota City: Toshihiko Ohta

10:10 - 10:20

Welcome Remarks by representative of International Community of Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development: Zhenjiang Shen (Professor, Kanazawa University)

10:20 - 10:50

Keynote Speech 1: Transportation Development Strategy in China

Speaker: Huapu Lu (Professor, Tsinghua University, China)

10:50 - 11:20

Keynote Speech 2: Vehicle Transport System by Sharing, Electrification and Autonomization

Speaker: Toshiyuki Yamamoto (Professor, Nagoya University, Japan)

11:20 - 11:50

Keynote Speech 3: Identifying the Effective Paths of Crowded Traffic Network Based on Reverse Depth-First Search Algorithm

Speaker: Jianxu Zhang (Associate Professor, Chongqing Jiaotong University, China)

Place: Meeting room A in the 4th floor of Toyota Industry and Culture Center

11:50 - 13:00

Lunch time (The Lunch box is distributed in meeting room C.)

Place: Meeting room A and B in the 4th floor of Toyota Industry and Culture Center

13:00 - 15:15

Presentation sessions (Meeting room A is for oral session 1, and meeting room B is for oral session 2)

15:15 - 15:30


Place: Small hall in the 1st floor of Toyota Industry and Culture Center

15:30 - 17:00

Special Speech : Impacts of Connected and Automated EV Systems on Transport-Based Community Development (in Japanese)

Speaker: Katsutoshi Ohta (Director General of Toyota Transportation Research Institute)

Place: Dining Room “KUJYAKU” in the 7th floor of Meitetsu Toyota Hotel

18:00 -20:00

Gala Dinner

Presentation Session Schedule

Oral Session 1: Place: Meeting room A

Topic: Urban Transportation

Moderator: Jiangqian Ying, Gifu University





Agent-Based Simulation of Public Transport Split Rate Effected by Individual Travel Behavior

Yan Ma

Yifei Lin

Zhenjiang Shen


Evaluation of the Matching between Travel Behavior and Spatial Form in Subway Station Areas: A Case Study of the Wuhan Subway Station Areas

Yawei Zhang

Jun Li

Yang Yu


Understanding Distribution of Pedestrian Spaces in Central Tokyo

Sunyong Eom


Modelling and Simulation of Resident Commuting Traffic Based on Mobile Phone Trajectory Data

Hao Wu

Yang Yu

Lingbo Liu

Jie Zhao

Hongzan Jiao


Exploring the Relationship between Cycling Motivation, Leisure Benefits and Well-Being

Meng Yuan

Ruixiang Chen

Honggang Xu

Jun Li


Analysis of the Choice Behavior towards Public Bicycles and Dockless Shared Bicycles

Rongrong Tang

Jun Li


Application of Accumulated Link Travel-Time Data in Path Finding in a Shared Autonomous Taxi System

Zhiguang Liu

Tomio Miwa

Takayuki Morikawa

Oral Session 2: Place: Meeting room B

Topic: Urban Planning

Moderator: Yang Yu, Wuhan University





Applying TOD Index to Examine the Integrated Development Mode of Public Transit and Land Use, with the Case Study of Tokyo

Zhejing Cao


Development of the Planning Support System for a Compact City in Consideration of the Development Potential

Shirou Tsuboi

Shinji Ikaruga

Takeshi Kobayashi Junhwan Song


Efficiency of Planned Green Areas in Combating Desertification of Abu Dhabi within the 2030 Master Plan

Rim Meziani

Ahmed Alawawda

Ahmed Alsuwaidi

Mohamad Al Hosni

Mohammed Mahjoub

Abdulrahman Katerji


Evaluation of Tree Planting in Roadside Green Space Based on Quantity and Dispersion of CO2 from Transportation

Nurul Aini

Zhenjiang Shen


Floor Area Distribution for Evacuation Shelter Planning Using Primary School in Japan - Case Study of Miki district, Kaga city, Ishikawa -

Yuya Yamato

Zhenjiang Shen

Rifai Mardin


Application of Mixed-Reality Technology in Supporting Design Improvement of Evacuation Shelter Management Guidelines

Ade Candra Masrul

Zhenjiang Shen


Quantitative Evaluation on Parking Configuration

Impact Factors Promote Commercial Activities in

Historic Conservation Area : A Case Study of

Zhangzhou Old Town

Zeng Fen

Zhenjiang Shen


The Integrated Protection of The Historical and Cultural City of Wuzhou

Lizhen Zhao

Zhenjiang Shen

Ming Xu

Lin Pen

Template file for proceedings
Microsoft Word Document 84.5 KB

Registration Deadline May, 7 (Closed)

Workshop Venue

Toyota Industry and Culture Center


Transportation Access


From NAGOYA Station:

Nagoya Station (Subway-Higashiyama Line(For Fujigaoka) - Fushimi Station(Transfer Subway-Tsurumai Line(For Toyotashi)) - Toyotashi Station (7 minutes on foot)


From Centrair Japan Intl Airport:


Centrair Japan Intl Airport Station(Meitetsu-Kuko Limited Express) -    

Jingu-Mae Station(Transfer Meitetsu Rapid-Limited Express (For Toyohashi) - Chiryu Station(Transfer Meitetsu-Mikawa Line (For Sanage))

- Toyotashi Station



Chubu Centrair Airport Limousine[Toyota] (For Toyotashi Eki)- Toyotashi Station





We will offer a fascinating technical tour to SPSD-WS participants.



Technical Tour is fully booked! 

Please ask for the availability on-site.


Linimo is the only magnetic levitation linear motor car in Japan. You can experience this wonder of technology and enjoy a comfortable ride. In this technical tour, we can bring you to the Linimo's vehicle base and introduce sophisticated vehicle technology about magnetic levitation linear motor car.

The Toyota Automobile Museum was opened in 1989 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Toyota Motor Corporation. The main exhibits at the Toyota Automobile Museum are about 160 vehicles from around the world. The purpose of this museum is to present the history of the automobile in a more approachable manner, and to show how the interaction between Japanese and foreign carmakers stimulated and accelerated the evolution of the auto industry throughout the world. 

You can see the important information about the tour as below.


Date: May 26, 2018

Participation cost: Included in registration fee

Site to visit: Linimo (magnetic levitation linear motor car) base and Toyota automobile museum


Minimum participants: 5 people

Maximum participants: 20 people


Deadline date to participate: March 15, 2018

Participating contact: spsdws2018@ttri.or.jp





Chartered bus picks up at Toyotashi station


Chartered bus arrives Linimo base


Observing Linimo base


Taking Linimo train from Tojishiryokan-minami station to Geidai-dori station


Observing Toyota automobile museum

-          Lunch is available at museum restaurant on yourself

-          English guide tour is available


Breaking up the technical tour

-          Chartered bus is available to come back to Toyotashi station

Linimo website http://www.linimo.jp/en/index.php

Toyota automobile museum website http://www.toyota.co.jp/Museum/english/


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