Access and Mobility in Cities: the first ten Years of the future Urban Transport Programme

Authors: Marie Thynell, Christian Wolmar

The overarching vision of the VREF Future Urban Transport Programme is promoting fair access and sustainable transport in cities. After ten years and 27 million Euro of investment in research and educational activities, eight Centres of Excellence had been established globally, and VREF decided to summarize the results and buildings of the programme.

This booklet sets out selected research results under sis themes :

  • Policy and Planning
  • Management and Control
  • Public Transport
  • Rapidly Changing Cities
  • Walking and Cycling
  • Traffic Safety


  • Publication              2014
  • Editor                      Marie Thynell and Christian Wolmar
  • Production              Capito AB
  • Language                English

Link to the publicationPDF (pdf, 5 MB)

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