Introduction We are giving readers the next publication created as a result of the discourse of scientists and practitioners, which was conducted as a part of the TranSopot conference and concerned the researches and challenges of transport development in the 21st century. TranSopot Conference 2019: “Challenges for transport development in the 21st century” was held on 27th–29th May at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Gdańsk. The goals of the meetings held as a part of the conference included the exchange of opinions and a discussion on the main challenges and current directions of transport development. Another important aspect of the conference is the publication of research results and the discussion of scientists as well as practitioners about new research areas. This paper contains 14 articles sent to this year’s conference, addressing a wide spectrum of current problems and challenges concerning transport, both economical and operational. The issues raised in the published articles focus on the characteristics of the current state of transport, innovation in particular modes of transport and efficiency of transport.

Barbara Pawłowska Chairwoman of the Organizing Committee 

Andrzej Letkiewicz Editor of the volume

Published: 2020-02-06

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