1 Research Synthesis produced by VREF

  • Governance of Metropolitan Transport, a synthesis by Måns Lönnroth
    5/28/2019
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  • The case for investing in paratransit by Gail Jennings and Roger Behrens
    7/5/2017
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  • Why Goods Movement Matters - by the RPA in collaboration with the VREF 
    8/29/2016
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2 Research Synthesis supported by VREF

  • Transport and Social Exclusion in five African Cities - a report produced by INTALInC and supported by VREF
    6/24/2019
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  • Transforming Cities with Bus Rapid Transit - How to integrate BRT? a report produced by UITP, BRT+ and supported by VREF
    6/18/2019
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  • Transforming Urban Transport: Political Strategies and Tactics by Diane Davis and Lily Song
    9/3/2018
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  • Webinar series on Researching Transport Inequalities in Global South Cities, Part 1: Access to opportunities, on Thursday May 21, 2020.


    5/21/2020
    The webinar series brings together an international community of established and early career scholars working in this diverse and vibrant research do...
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  • Urban Freight Platform informs: Webinar "Innovation in sustainable food supply chains" organised by Catapult on Wednesday May 20, 2020.


    5/20/2020
    The webinar will take a look at how food gets from farm to consumer, giving insights into possible impacts of Covid-19 on supply chains.
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  • ITDP Webinar: Complete Streets: Finding Space for Freight, April 21, 2020, 12.00 (EDT)


    4/22/2020
    Alison Conway will review challenges identified in a survey of cities around the U.S. and discuss international best practices to approach design, reg...
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  • Strategies for constructive change


    7/6/2015
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  • Linking Higher Education and Practical Knowledge


    1/24/2017
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  • Urban Freight in Delhi: Characteristics and Mobility Restrictions


    11/2/2017
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  • Organising and Managing Urban Freight Partnership


    5/26/2015
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  • Freight Trip Generation Modelling


    4/27/2015
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OTHER PROJECTS

  • Mega Transport Projects and Success


    3/19/2015
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MOBILITY GRANT 2020 - MAC-MG 2020

The VREF invites PhD students and advanced master students from Sub-Saharan African (SSA) universities to apply for a Mobility Grant (MG) to support a visit to another SSA university with up to SEK 25 000.

 STUDY VISIT GRANT 2020

The VREF invites PhD students and researchers in early stages of their career to apply for a Study Visit Grant to be supported with up to SEK 30 000.

Each year the Håkan Frisinger Foundation for Transportation Research awards a scholarship to a prominent researcher.

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Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarships for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency targets supporting the momentum of Lee Schipper’s contribution to the international policy dialogue in these fields.

This yearly award is aimed at supporting young individual researchers and students in is pursuance.

Call extended to April 30, 2020 due to COVID19.

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Global Mobility Research

This Meeting of the Minds' blog monthly releases interviews of global transportation researchers from the VREF's Future Urban Transport Program Network.

TheCityFix

This CityFix series, produced by the WRI (World Ressources Institute) Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and supported by the VREF, discusses walking and cycling in cities with a special focus on low- and middle-income countries.

About VREF

The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) inspires, initiates and supports research and educational activities through the Future Urban Transport Programme - How to deal with the complexity of urban transport (FUT). 

Our Vision: Sustainable transport for equitable access in urban areas

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