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Exploratory dynamic modelling of modal choices towards carbon free urban transport in Helsinki, Finland

VTT has investigated the potential of relatively small, exploratory, dynamic models to produce insight for policy-making to facilitate at modal shifts towards carbon free urban transport. Further, the key elements that build such a model have been identified. To offer citizens alternative modal...

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“Public transport has taken a hit”

Travel by public transport has decreased significantly during the pandemic due to increased remote working, cancelled activities and fewer social gatherings. But it is also a natural consequence of the recommendations to avoid public transport and not to travel during rush hour. “Public...

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Megatrends are shaping future streets

The streets of the future have high demands to meet, in terms of both technical design and construction. Researchers from the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) are looking for smart solutions to meet four megatrends: Urbanisation, digitalisation, electrification and...

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Sweden valuates the price for CO2 emissions the highest among the Nordic countries

Valuation of climate emissions in the Nordic countries varies greatly from €24/ton CO2 in Denmark to €665/ton in Sweden. Norway values CO2 emissions somewhat higher than Finland at €152/ton CO2 but is still far behind Sweden.These are some of the findings in a research project that has...

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Acceptance and need of real-time traffic information services in the transport industry

C-ITS services offering real-time traffic information are estimated to have a large potential to improve road safety, traffic flow, and energy efficiency. For freight traffic, these improvements could result in cost-benefits. Photo: Shutterstock NordicWay 2 and 3 (www.nordicway.net) projects...

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