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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  • ICORSI (the Independent Council for Road Safety International) launches a serie of international dialogues on current issues in road safety, starting October 20, 2020.


    10/20/2020
    Each dialogue features an expert on the subject who will be in conversation with interlocutors like Dinesh Mohan, Honorary Professor or Geetam Tiwari,...
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  • A call for co-creation! Join the shaping of VREF Virtual Research Forum, taking place during the Mobilize Summit, and get the chance to full admission for both events.


    10/26/2020
    This year, the Mobilize Summit will be a virtual event, taking place October 26, 28 and 30. During the same week, on October 27 and 29, the VREF netwo...
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  • Save the date! VREF Research Forum 27 & 29 October 2020 will be held during the Mobilize Summit, Building Collective Action for the Next Decade


    10/27/2020
    As announced earlier, the 2020 MOBILIZE will be going virtual during the week of October 26, 2020. For its part, VREF will convene its network to a Vi...
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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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2nd CALL FOR PROJECTS WITHIN THE MAC-PROGRAM

The VREF invites Sub-Saharan based researchers with expertise on sustainable and equitable
mobility and access or related areas, and strong interest in carrying out interdisciplinary research. Open for application until 2020-09-29

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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Blog! Blog! Blog!

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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