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Fewer cars with CYNKA

The combination of bicycle and public transport has the potential to reduce car use in regional commuting. To accelerate this development, CYNKA has started a research and innovation project led by VTI. The study has attracted interest from various actors, which is also evident in the large...

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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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Low-income travellers in public transport pay more

A monthly travelcard is the most priceworthy choice. Nevertheless, travellers with low income tend to buy single tickets, instead of a monthly travelcard, according to a recent study about travellers in public transport in Sweden. A recent study of travelers in public transport in Sweden show...

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Future concepts for sustainable urban mobility are demonstrated in new EU project

At the start of 2020, SHOW was launched, an EU project aimed at demonstrating and evaluating advanced concepts for sustainable urban mobility in real environments. The SHOW project has a budget of 36 million euro, almost 30 million euro of which is funding from the EU, and brings together 69...

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Collaboration with China underway and planned for India

VTI has a well-developed collaboration with other research environments in the EU and also a long tradition of spreading knowledge about traffic safety internationally, especially in countries where traffic safety is low. The Institute is now working in various ways to broaden its global...

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