Center for Transportation Studies 

The Center for Transportation Studies is a Research Center at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. The center fosters research and publication on transportation, logistics and closely allied fields with a particular emphasis on green logistics.

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Dr. David Gillen

Professor, Director CTS


Dr. Jane Lister

Senior Research Fellow, Associate Director CTS



Director's Message


“CTS is considered one of the leading research centres in the world in aviation economics, management and policy..."
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- Dr. David Gillen


Green Shipping International Research Network


Canada's Asia Pacific Gateway Corridor Initiative


The Centre for Transportation Studies together with the Copenhagen Business School (CBS Maritime) lead an international maritime research network on the governance challenges and opportunities of greening of the maritime supply chain.

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The International Conference and Roundtables on Gateways and Corridors examined trends and issues that will contribute to the full development of Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor across the country and especially in Western Canada.

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