The aim of the International Symposium on Transport Network Reliability (INSTR) is to bring together researchers and professionals interested in transportation network reliability, to discuss both recent research and future directions in this increasingly important field of research. The scope of the symposium includes all aspects of analysis and design to improve network reliability.


  1. Kyoto (2001) [proceedings]
  2. Christchurch (2004) [proceedings]
  3. The Hague (2007)
  4. Minneapolis (2010) [selected papers][special section, TR part C]
  5. Hong Kong (2012)
  6. Nara (2015)
  7. Sydney (Jan 2018)
  8. Lyon (July/August 2020) Details to be announced

International Scientific Committee

Convenor: Michael G. H. Bell, The University of Sydney, Australia
Members: Yasuo Asakura, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Anthony Chen, Utah State University, US
Yu-Chiun Chiou, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Kyung Soo Chon, Seoul National University, Korea
Pasquale Colonna, Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy
Nour-Eddin El Faouzi, Universite de Lyon, IFSTTAR, ENTPE, France
Yasunori Iida, Kyoto University, Japan
Masao Kuwahara, Tohoku University, Japan
William H. K. Lam, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
Seungjae Lee, The University of Seoul, Korea
David Levinson, University of Minnesota, US
George F. List, North Carolina State University, US
Hong K. Lo, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong SAR
Mike J. Maher, University of Leeds, U.K.
Hani S. Mahmassani, Northwestern University, US
Alan Nicholson, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Wafaa Saleh, Napier University, U.K.
Eiichi Taniguchi, Kyoto University, Japan
Michael A. P. Taylor, University of South Australia, Australia
Henk J. van Zuylen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherland
David Watling, University of Leeds, U.K.
Hai Yang, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong SAR
Xiaoguang Yang, Tongji University, China