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Noise from shipping spreads widely

As part of the research project SHIPNOISE, the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) performs measurements and calculations to assess the possible impact of ship noise on human health. This type of research is common for road, rail and aviation; for example, we know that...

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Full speed ahead for maritime research

A couple of years ago, VTI decided to increase its maritime research, and today about ten people at the institute work with related research in areas such as transport economics, logistics, the environment, and behavioural science. For many years, VTI’s maritime research was quite modest and...

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Samkost 3: Swedish report regarding government commission on the costs of traffic to society has been submitted

Since 2013, the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) has had several government commissions to produce documentation on the costs to society caused by traffic. On 1 November 2018, the agency reported its latest commission, SAMKOST 3. The commission comprised all types of...

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