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The BRT Centre of Excellence presents monthly Webinars

The Bus Rapid Transit Centre of Excellence presents research results and case studies in a monthly webinar series.

We would like to invite you to participate in our October webinar Linear Bus Holding Model for Real Time Traffic Network Control, which will take place on Friday, October 3rd, 11:00 GMT and will be presented by Yasmín A. Ríos Solís, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, México.

For more information, see BRT webinar

Each month the webinar attracts participants from universities, government agencies, development banks, NGOs, and consulting firms from around the world. Slides and videos from previous sessions are available on the BRT CoE website along with announcements for future webinars.

New participants are always welcome. 

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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.

NOW CLOSED - A new call is expected to open early 2020

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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.


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.

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


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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