Tag Archives: behaviour

Trains, humans and systems

Several VTI projects are looking at the human factor of the railway system. One project looks at preventing trespassing on the railway tracks, another is looking for the root causes of human errors in rail traffic management. When unauthorised people encroach on railway tracks, this creates...

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Speed display signs reduce driving speed at pedestrian crossings on collector streets

A recent study evaluated speed display signs at pedestrian crossings in a low-speed (40 km/h) urban environment. Installing speed displays significantly reduced the mean speed, proportion of speeding vehicles, and approaching speed at pedestrian crossings. The speed ​​displays were installed...

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EU project to reduce emissions

Road transport is a major source of air pollution that harms human health and the environment. A three-year EU project, in which VTI is participating, aims to achieve a wider societal impact by providing citizens with the knowledge and tools to understand, assess and control their pollutant...

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Electric cars for all occasions

The electric car has replaced diesel and petrol cars both on short trips during the week and on longer recreational trips for owners of long-range electric cars with good luggage space. In a new TØI report researchers have been examining the driving patterns of electric car drivers in Innlandet...

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Improved lighting for pedestrians and cyclists

Together with Lund University, researchers from VTI will study how outdoor lighting can improve the quality of walking and cycling trips at dusk and darkness. The end-product of the results will be recommendations for how footways and cycleways can be designed, maintained and illuminated in...

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