The objective of this special issue is to provide a platform for academicians and industry researchers to identify and debate technical problems and recent accomplishments associated with Smart Systems including Internet of Vehicles (IoV), and Internet of Things (IoT) for Smart Cities.

 We invite original and unpublished research contributions in all relevant areas.

 Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Smart Transportation Systems
  • IoT and IoV Architecture for Smart Cities
  • Smart Resource Management
  • IoT and IoV Applications for Transportation in Smart Cities
  • Leveraging Fog Computing (Edge Computing) for Transportation Systems
  • Design Challenges for Protocol Development in Internet Enabled Vehicles
  • IoT and IoV Security and Privacy in Smart Cities Environment
  • Trust and Reputation Management in Smart Vehicles
  • Designing Energy Efficient Road Side Units (RSUs)
  • Quality of Service (QoS) in IoV
  • Communication Technologies in IoT and IoV for Smart Transportation
  • Smart Vehicles
  • Cloud based VANETs
  • Demand Responsive Vehicles

 Guest Editors:

  • Razi Iqbal, American University in the Emirates, United Arab Emirates, email:
  • Usman Ghani Khan, Al-Khawarizmi Institute of Computer Science, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan, e-mail:
  • Syed Naqvi, School of Computing and Digital Technology, Birmingham City University, United Kingdom, e-mail:

Before submission, authors should carefully read over the journal’s “Guidelines for Authors”, which are located at:

Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal ScholarOne Manuscripts system at according to the following timetable:

Manuscript Due                                         until 31 August 2018

First Round of Reviews                             until 30 September 2018

Publication Date                                        until 15 April 2019 [TRANSPORT 34(**) 2019]


Manuscripts submitted for this special issue that are not finally selected for the specific issue (due to the limited number of manuscripts per issue) but are of high quality, may be included in a subsequent regular issue of the TRANSPORT, upon special issue editors’ proposal.