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Societal consequences of automated vehicles in a Norwegian context

If not regulatory factors are established the potential for chaos in urban areas are likely. Automated vehicles have great potential in improving individual mobility and traffic safety, as well as reducing environmental burdens. However, automated vehicles are also expected to present various...

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All-time high for public transport in Norway

Public transport use in Norway is at all-time high. This high usage level is a result of political priorities, and represents a cost in terms of subsidies to public transport. Norway has a rapidly growing population, but with 5,3 million inhabitants on 324 000 sq.km, the country is still...

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Trend towards fewer parking spaces

Parking space
Research demonstrates that it is possible to predict the need for parking in connection with renovations and new construction. At the same time, there is a trend towards cities, for example, eliminating street parking and instead using the land for cycling paths, as is the case in Stockholm and...

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Gothenburg Celebrates 400 Years in the Air

Artist’s renditions of cableway from the City of Gothenburg.
Upon turning 400, Gothenburg intends to celebrate by completing a cableway that spans the Göta River. Thousands of people are expected to make their daily commute on the cableway. The idea of a cableway for public transport was presented in detail at Transportforum in Linköping. Travel in...

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