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The challenge of sustainable mobility in urban planning and urban development: A comparative study
Research organisation: Year: 2011
In: VREF, Smaller Project 2006-33
Keywords: sustainable mobility, urban planning, urban development, policy formulation
Type: Final Report
Suggestion on urban low carbon transport system construction in China
Author(s)/Project leader: Haozhi, Zhang, Liguang, Feng
Research organisation: CoE Beijing, P. R. China
Year: 2011
In: Highways & Automotive Applications
Keywords: low carbon transports, greenhouse gas reduction
Type: Research article
Policy Making on Urban Transport Energy Saving
Author(s)/Project leader: Jiang, Yulin, Wu, Hongyang, Zhenyu, Li
Research organisation: CoE Beijing, P. R. China
Year: 2011
In: Urban Transport of China, 2011, Vol. 1, pp52‐57.
Keywords: transportation policy, urban passenger transport, energy saving; international experience, public transportation priority
Type: Research article
University/City Partnerships: Creating Policy Networks for Urban Transformation in Nairobi
Author(s)/Project leader: Klopp, Jacqueline, Ngau, Peter, Sclar, Elliott
Research organisation: CoE New York, USA
Year: 2011
In: Forthcoming
Keywords: partnerships, policy networks, global south
Type: Research article
Traffic Impacts on PM2.5 Air Quality in Nairobi, Kenya
Author(s)/Project leader: Sclar, Elliott, Volavka-Close, Nicole
Research organisation: CoE New York, USA
Year: 2011
In: Accepted Pending Revision.
Keywords: particulate matter, pollution, Nairobi, dispersion, air quality
Type: Research article
Towards a Political Economy of Transportation Policy and Practice in Nairobi
Author(s)/Project leader: Klopp, Jacqueline
Research organisation: CoE New York, USA
Year: 2011
In: Working paper
Keywords: political economy, transportation policy, land use, Nairobi
Type: Paper
The Social Dimensions of Urban Travel in Nairobi, Kenya: Analysis, Insights, and Opportunities
Research organisation: CoE New York, USA
Year: 2011
In: Accepted Pending Revision.
Keywords: urban travel, bicycle infrastructure, transportation, Nairobi
Type: Research article
Policy Networks for Sustainable Transport and Land-use in Nairobi: Opportunities for Change
Author(s)/Project leader: Klopp, Jacqueline
Research organisation: CoE New York, USA
Year: 2011
In: Working paper
Keywords: policy networks, sustainable transport, land-use, Nairobi
Type: Paper
Globalization and the Urban Studio: Evaluating an Inter-University Studio Collaboration in Nairobi
Author(s)/Project leader: Klopp, Jacqueline, Ngau, Peter, Sclar, Elliott
Research organisation: CoE New York, USA
Year: 2011
In: Accepted Pending Revision.
Keywords: Urban Studio, globalization, inter-university, collaboration
Type: Research article
Economic Fall-Out of Failing Urban Transport: An Institutional Analysis
Author(s)/Project leader: Sclar, Elliott, Touber, Julie
Research organisation: CoE New York, USA
Year: 2011
In: From the book "Urban Transport In The Developing World: A Handbook of Policy and Practice", Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011.
Keywords: urban transport, institutional analysis, Global South, Global North
Type: Book chapter
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CALL FOR NOMINATION FOR the Håkan Frisinger Award for Excellence in Transportation Research

The VREF invites universities located in Sweden to nominate candidates for The Håkan Frisinger Award (Håkan Frisingers pris till framstående transportforskare) and apply for a VREF Visiting Researcher Grant for the nominated candidate.

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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.

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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.

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.

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