The Journal Manager
C/O School of Management
University of Bath
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 386302
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Notes for Contributors
- Manuscripts should be submitted electronically in either PDF or Word format to email@example.com, Articles in other formats will not be considered. However, please note that if accepted, a Word version will be required.
- The Editors will not consider articles which are currently under consideration elsewhere.
- All manuscripts should be printed in 12 pt Times Roman in double spacing. The pages must be numbered.
- An abstract of not more than 100 words, detailing the main points of the article, must be submitted with the article. . The article should not be more than 7,000 words including tables, figures, references and appendices. Authors are advised to limit appendices to 3-4 pages. However, if authors wish to make more extended appendices available from their own website, a link should be provided and a copy must be deposited with the Journal Office for reference purposes.
- Titles should avoid all but the most widely known abbreviations and acronyms.
- Where mathematical arguments are used, the full workings should accompany the article in order to assist the referee. They will not be published.
- Statistical tables should be clearly headed and the reader should be able to understand the meaning of each row or column without reference to the text.
- Footnotes must be brief and be placed at the bottom of the relevant page.
- References should be carefully checked and complete. Only references cited in the text should be included. The Harvard System must be used, as in the present volume.
- Appendices will be available online only from our online publisher’s website and not in the print version.
- Authors are expected to read proofs and return them quickly and to keep corrections to a minimum level. Any alterations made after the proof stage will be subject to a charge.
- A ‘publish before print’ system is operated by the Journal in which articles are published online as soon as the final version has been accepted.
- Authors are expected to sign a Copyright Assignment Form, granting copyright of their article to the Journal of Transport Economics and Policy.
- The corresponding author will receive the PDF of the published article.
- It is essential that the authors keep the Journal office informed of any changes in their email and/or address.
Manuscripts that do not comply with these instructions will be returned for revision
Formatting Instructions for Final Manuscripts
Front Page must give only, in the following order:
Address for Correspondence
Affiliation(s) of any additional author(s)
Abstract of the paper in not more than 100 words
Date of final version
Text must be double line spaced.
Text must be in 12 pt Times Roman.
Sections must be numbered as 1.0, 2.0, etc. and in bold type, centred
Subsections must be numbered as 1.1, 1.2, etc. and in bold type, ranged left
Further sub-sections must be numbered as 1.11, 1.12, etc. and in italics, ranged left
Paragraphs must be indented on the first line.
Equations must be centred, and numbered in parentheses ranged right.
Tables and Figures must be given on separate sheets and not set in the text, but attached to the manuscript.
Abbreviations such as e.g. and i.e. should not be used; ‘for example’ or ‘that is’must be used instead; % should not be used in the main text, but written ‘per cent’.
Footnotes must be kept to a minimum and be as short as possible.
The article should not be more than 7,000 words including tables, figures and appendices. Authors are advised to limit appendices to 3-4 pages. However, if authors wish to make more extended appendices available from their own website, a link should be provided and a copy must be deposited with the Journal Office for reference purposes.
The Harvard System of Referencing must be used and only those works cited in the text may be included.
The list of references must follow the format:
Armstrong, J. S. (ed.) (2001): Long Range Forecasting from Crystal Ball to Computer, Wiley, New York.
Goodwin, P. (2002): ‘Integrating Management Judgment and Statistical Methods to Improve Short-term Forecasts’, Omega, 30, 127-35.
Granger, C., and P. Newbold (1974): ‘Spurious Regression in Economietrics’, Journal of Econometrics, 2, 111-20.
Sanders, N.R., and L.P. Ritzman (2001): ‘Judgmental Adjustment of Statistical Forecasts’, in Armstrong, J. S. (ed.) Long Range Forecasting from Crystal Ball to Computer, Wiley, New York, ch. 6.
Accepted Article: Please note that a ‘word’ version of the article is required for typesetting purposes. A ‘publish before print’ system is operated by the Journal in which articles are published online as soon as the final version has been accepted.
Manuscripts that do not comply with these formatting instructions will be returned for revision