An OMEGA Centre's report is now available: Megaprojects: Lessons for Decision-makers

This analysis of selected international large-scale transport infrastructure projects is presented in English, Chinese and Spanish by the OMEGA Centre of Excellence at Bartlett School of Planning, University College London.

This report presents a selection of key findings and lessons derived from a five-year research study of decision-making in the planning, appraisal and delivery of mega transport projects (MTPs) drawn from 30 case studies in ten countries plus related interview responses from some 300 persons involved in these and similar megaprojects.   

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The VREF invites PhD students and early stage researchers to apply for a Study Visit Grant to be supported with up to SEK 30 000.

The invitation is open until 181031.

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Global Mobility Research

This Meeting of the Minds' blog monthly releases interviews of global transportation researchers from the VREF's Future Urban Transport Program Network.

How Global Policy Does (and does not) Account for Walking and Cycling

This CityFix series, produced by the WRI (World Ressources Institute) Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and supported by the VREF, discusses walking and cycling in cities with a special focus on low- and middle-income countries.

Each year the Håkan Frisinger Foundation for Transportation Research awards a scholarship to a prominent researcher.

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About VREF

The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) inspires, initiates and supports research and educational activities through the Future Urban Transport Programme - How to deal with the complexity of urban transport (FUT). 

Our Vision: Sustainable transport for equitable access in urban areas

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