Research Briefs

  • Urban Freight in Delhi: Characteristics and Mobility Restrictions

    2017-11-02 | Freight Trip Generation (FTG) modeling is crucial for freight decision makers considering the use of  mobility restrictions as an intervention to reduce freight externalities. The authors have conducted establishment surveys and interviews to study FTG modeling and mobility restrictions  in Delhi an...
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  • Organising and Managing Urban Freight Partnership

    2015-05-26 | Partnerships can contribute significantly to solving urban freight problems; they provide a good oppor­tunity to consider the various perspectives of stake­holders and thereby identify possible solutions. This policy brief presents a framework for organis­ing and managing urban freight partnerships.
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  • Freight Trip Generation Modelling

    2015-04-27 | This research brief highlights the importance of quantifying freight trips as a step toward enhancing understanding of urban freight systems.
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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.

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 now closed.

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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