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Good compliance, less environmental impact and better road safety. The same journey times on average, but fewer very long queues. A variable speed limit trial has shown a number of benefits – and actually no disadvantages. “This method should be used more,” says the researcher responsible...
AI and machine learning in the form of feedback and student-adapted simulator training can be a good help in maritime education. VTI is involved in the four-year EU project i-MASTER, Integrating Adaptive Learning in Maritime Simulator-Based Education and Training with Intelligent Learning...
Politics and not knowledge are often decisive for political decisions among Norwegian top politicians
Investigation for investigation's sake? Considerations other than the academic knowledge top politicians themselves have commissioned are decisive for political decisions, particularly in the transport sector, reveals a new study. Photo: Stortinget/Flickr.com Politics and not the decision...
The first carshare vehicles were introduced by Zipcar in Reykjavik, Iceland, for the first time in 2017. EFLA Consulting Engineers probed into carsharing users travel patterns and car ownership. This research was funded by the Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration Research Fund. Zipcar...
Package lockers provide more climate-friendly distribution than home delivery and pick-up in stores and kiosks. This is one of the main findings in a new TØI-report where researchers have investigated the use of parcel lockers at pick-up points in neighborhoods in Oslo, Bærum, Asker and...
Norwegian customers want and are willing to pay for environmentally friendly home delivery, but not if the price or delivery time increase. These are some of the major findings in a new report from the Institute of Transport Economics. The increasing trend of online shopping in Norway has...
Håkan Carlsson is the laboratory manager for measurement technology and workshop at VTI. His role gives him responsibility for the activities, and he normally doesn't have time to take part in the practical work. However, there is one exception, and that is proof load testing for airfield bearing...
A total of seven applications from the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) have been granted by Horizon Europe, the European Union’s key funding programme for research and innovation. Grant applications from VTI have enjoyed a high success rate. Of 17 applications...