About us

Leader in transport science and engineering

The Transport & Planning Department is part of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at TU Delft. In the past 30 years, the department has grown into a world-leading center for transport science and engineering, providing top-level education and world-class scientific research.

The Transport & Planning Department provides top-level education and world-class scientific research to develop knowledge and create tools for sustainable and resilient multimodal transport systems for people and goods.

Our mission

Our mission is to address critical societal and mobility-related challenges such as urbanization, climate change, and the transition to renewable energy, while promoting well-being, equality, and inclusiveness. We pride ourselves on creative and responsible breakthroughs, and our work at the global forefront of transport science and engineering drives us to make a positive impact on the world.

The department aims to leverage its extensive expertise in advanced traffic and transport models and methods to turn data into actionable insights and evidence, creating tools that enable stakeholders to make more sustainable strategic and operational decisions. We understand the importance of having a research team with diverse expertise and a deep understanding of the complex systems involved in tackling today and tomorrow’s grand challenges in transport and mobility. That is why we have invested in growing our research team, ensuring that it is well-versed in both the technical and societal aspects of our field. Through our lab structure, we have fostered cross-theme collaborations, enabling us to address these challenges through a holistic and interdisciplinary approach.