Category Archives: Economics

Samkost 3: Report regarding government commission on the costs of traffic to society has been submitted

Since 2013, the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) has had several government commissions to produce documentation on the costs to society caused by traffic. On 1 November 2018, the agency reported its latest commission, SAMKOST 3. The commission comprised all types of...

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A CO2-fund for the Norwegian Transport Industry?

Heavy transport makes up a large part of the land-based GHG-emissions from the transport sector in Norway. Every year, 70 000 trucks emit around 2,5 million tons of CO2, and pay in over 1,2 billion NOK in CO2-duties on fuel. A means to accelerate the phasing in of trucks with renewable...

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The Handbook of Road Safety Measures – Now in Portuguese

Michael W.J. Sørensen with the newly presented handbook translated to Portuguese
The newest edition of the “Handbook of Road Safety Measures” has been published in Portuguese and was released during the “Second Global High Level Conference on Road Safety” in Brazil on November 17, 2015. The Institute of Transport Economics in Norway has written the Handbook of...

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