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OMEGA Executive Summary in Swedish

The Executive Summary of the OMEGA Project Final Report is now published in Swedish. The OMEGA Project (2007-2013), a VREF Center of Excellence project, was led by Prof. Harry Dimitriou at University College London.

The project was based on case studies of Mega Urban Transport Infrastructure Projects in ten countries and involved many researchers in diffferent parts of the worlsd. The OMEGA Executive Summary was written by Dimitriou together with Philip G. Wright och John E. Ward vid UCL, and has been translated into Swedish by Fredrik Pettersson at Lund University. The Swedish version also includes a summary of the Swedish case studies in the OMEGA Project. 

OMEGA Project Executive Summary, English versionPDF (pdf, 6.5 MB)

OMEGA Project Executive Summary, Swedish versionPDF (pdf, 981.1 kB)

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