Publications

Under this section, publications or information about referenced documents related to the Future Urban Transport program will be found.


1. VREF's publications for downloading:


  • Access and Mobility in Cities: the first ten Years of the future Urban Transport Programme
    Authors: Marie Thynell, Christian Wolmar
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  • Urban Freight for Livable Cities: how to deal with Collaboration and Trade-offs
    Authors: Arne Wittlöv, Michel Savy, Peter Hendy, Genevieve Giuliano, Johan W. Joubert, Sönke Behrends, Laetitia Dablanc, Diana Diziain, Cathy Macharis, Julius Menge, Hans J. Quack, Birgit Hendricks, Jo...
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  • 10 Years with the FUT-Programme
    Authors: Arne Wittlöv, Dinesh Mohan, Jacqueline Klopp, Elliott Sclar, Jiang Yulin, Christian Wolmar, Nicholas Low, Matthew Burke, Crystal Legacy, Leigh Glover, Harry Dimitriou, Carlos Daganzo, Roger Be...
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2. Other released key publications from the Future Urban Transport Program:

  • Non-Motorized Transport Integration into Urban Transport Planning in Africa  Edited by Winnie V. Mitullah, Marianne Vanderschuren, Meleckidzedeck Khayesi
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  • Restructuring Public Transport through Bus Rapid Transit: An international and interdisciplinary Perspective Edited by Juan Carlos Muñoz and Laurel Paget-Seekins
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  • Improving Urban Access: New Approaches to Funding Transport Investment Edited by Elliott D. Sclar,  Mans Lönnroth,  Christian Wolmar
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  • Urban Access for the 21st Century: Finance and Governance Models for Transport Infrastructure Edited by Elliott D. Sclar,  Mans Lönnroth,  Christian Wolmar
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  • Paratransit in African Cities: Operations, Regulation and Reform Authors: Behrens, Roger; McCormick, Dorothy; Mfinanga, David A.
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  • Safety, Sustainability & Urban Transport Authors: Dinesh Mohan, Allan F. Williams, Ian Roberts, Larry Cohen, Carolina Guzmán, Sana Chehimi, Anna Realini, Dunu Roy, Bruce S. Appleyard, Andres Villaveces, Roger Behrens, Rahul Jobanputra, Shrik...
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  • Transforming urban transport: the Ethics and Practices of sustainable Mobility Edited by Assoc Prof Nicholas Low
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  • Institutional Barriers to Sustainable Transport Authors: Assoc Prof Nicholas Low, Carey Curtis
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  • Urban Transport Development: A complex issue Authors: Gunilla Jönson, Emin Tengström, (Eds.)
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3. Other publications published as outcome of research work carried partly or fully with the fundings of VREF:


  • Urban Logistics
    Authors: Michael Browne, Sönke Behrends, Johan Woxenius, Genevieve Giuliano and José Holguin-Veras, editors
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  • Transforming Urban Transport
    Authors: Diane E. Davis, Alan Altshuler, editors
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  • In Search of a Framework for Institutional Coordination in the Planning for Public Transportation in Sub-Saharan African Cities
    Authors: Ahmad A. Kanyama, Göran Cars
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2nd CALL FOR PROJECTS WITHIN THE MAC-PROGRAM

The VREF invites Sub-Saharan based researchers with expertise on sustainable and equitable
mobility and access or related areas, and strong interest in carrying out interdisciplinary research. Open for application until 2020-09-29

MOBILITY GRANT 2020 - MAC-MG 2020

The VREF invites PhD students and advanced master students from Sub-Saharan African (SSA) universities to apply for a Mobility Grant (MG) to support a visit to another SSA university with up to SEK 25 000.

 STUDY VISIT GRANT 2020

The VREF invites PhD students and researchers in early stages of their career to apply for a Study Visit Grant to be supported with up to SEK 30 000.

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

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Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarships for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency targets supporting the momentum of Lee Schipper’s contribution to the international policy dialogue in these fields.

This yearly award is aimed at supporting young individual researchers and students in is pursuance.

Call extended to April 30, 2020 due to COVID19.

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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.

TheCityFix

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.

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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