Finally, a real Microsoft Word template for TRB papers

Thousands of papers have been submitted to the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting annually; however, unlike most other journals and/or conference papers, there has yet been any official templates that help authors prepare their manuscripts.  The LaTeX template originally developed by Pritchard and updated by Macfarlane and Wang provides a working solution for authors intend to prepare their TRB papers using LaTeX.  TRB provides a model paper in Microsoft Word format that many people have been using as a template; however, this model paper is not a true MS Word template with ready-to-use styles and formatting.  In order to provide a TRB paper template that not only helps authors prepare papers but also ensures the consistency of paper formats, a MS Word template is developed and provided here for anyone to use.

To update word counts, follow the following steps:

1. Enter the total number of tables in the article:

2. Select the entire word count line and press F9:

You may download the up-to-date template from its GitHub repository page:

Please feel free to comment below or contact me if this template is helpful or if you have any suggestions.


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