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Grounding transport modeling and planning in principles of social justice
Author(s)/Project leader: Martens, Karel
Research organisation: Smaller Projects Abstracts
Year: 2010
In: 2010
Keywords: transport modeling
Type: Report
BUSREP - Strategies for better user representation in public transport
Research organisation: Year: 2010
In: VREF, Smaller Project 2005-2, 2004-28, 2002-05
Keywords: citizens involvement, representation, public transport planning, policy, production, practice
Type: Final Report
Deprivation and Road Safety
Author(s)/Project leader: Noland, Robert
Research organisation: Year: 2010
In: VREF, Smaller Project 2006-16
Keywords: database analysis, deprivation, traffic fatalities, London, New Jersey
Type: Final Report
Evaluation of recent transport sustainability policies in Brazil
Research organisation: Year: 2010
In: VREF, Smaller Project 2007-04
Keywords: transport policy, evaluation, Brazil, sustainable, equitable, transport systems
Type: Final Report
Innovative solutions to freight distribution in the complex large urban area of Rome
Author(s)/Project leader: Filippi, Francesco
Research organisation: Year: 2010
In: VREF, Smaller Project 2007-50
Keywords: urban freight transport, time windows, environmental regulation, load factor regulation, loading/unloadingspaces, dedicated lanes
Type: Final Report
Smooth, Efficient, Safe, Green—Main Issues of Sustainable Urban Public Transport in China
Author(s)/Project leader: Hongyang, Wu, Jiang, Yulin
Research organisation: CoE Beijing, P. R. China
Year: 2010
In: Beijing: Science Press, June, 2010.
Keywords: sustainable transport development, Chinese cities
Type: Book
Practices and Policies of Green Urban Transport in China
Author(s)/Project leader: Jiang, Yulin, Zhenyu, Li
Research organisation: CoE Beijing, P. R. China
Year: 2010
In: JOURNEYS, LTA Academy, Land Transport Authority, 2010.05.
Keywords: China, challenges, urnanisation, motorisation, policy recommendations
Type: Research article
The Organization and Future of the Matatu Industry in Nairobi, Kenya
Author(s)/Project leader: Graeff, Jennifer
Research organisation: CoE New York, USA
Year: 2010
In: Under review
Keywords: public transport developement, Kenya, paratransit transports
Type: Research article
Nairobi Metropolitan Region: Networking the Sustainable African Metropolis: Issues, Visions, Concepts
Research organisation: CoE New York, USA
Year: 2010
In: Report delivered to the Ministry of Nairobi Metropolitan Development
Keywords: metropolitan, sustainable, networks, vision, spatial planning concepts, Nairobi
Type: Report
Critical examination of the planning of mega urban transportation projects - What lessons from the channel tunnel rail link?
Author(s)/Project leader: Dimitriou, Harry T., Ward, E. John, Wright, Phil
Research organisation: CoE London, UK
Year: 2010
In: -
Keywords: project planning, project appraisal , project delivery, MUTPs, decision making
Type: Paper
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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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MOBILITY GRANT 2021- MAC-MG 2021PDF (pdf, 443.4 kB)

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.


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.

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

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