2017 TRB Annual Meeting

2017-01-08 08:00 – 2017-01-12 17:00

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting is expected to attract about 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world. Researchers from VTI participates in the program.

LATEST RESEARCH


Varför väljer cyklister att cykla alkoholpåverkade?: En enkätstudie

Alcohol impairment seems to be an important contributing factor to cyclists being killed or injured in traffic. Nevertheless, there is currently relatively little known about people's view of alcohol impaired cycling. The aim of this questionnaire...

Public participation and written submissions: A transport infrastructure planning case...

Written submissions or comments as a response on an EIS (Environmental Impact Statement) rank as one of the most common forms of public participation. Within public participation research there appears to be an international dearth of knowledge...

Development of compatibility assessments for full-width and offset frontal impact test...

The goal of the project FIMCAR (Frontal Impact and Compatibility Assessment Research) was to define an integrated set of test procedures and associated metrics to assess a vehicle's frontal impact protection, which includes self-And...

MEET US


9-12
Jun

Global Public Transport Summit

On 9-12 June 2019, the international public transport community, mobility decision makers and industry suppliers will come together in Stockholm for the UITP Global Public Transport Summit. VTI will be represented in the conference exhibition.
16-18
Oct

European Road Profile User's Group, ERPUG

Welcome to the sixth ERPUG meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania. 
4-5
Dec

Vision Zero for Sustainable Road Safety in the Baltic Sea Region

The second Vision Zero for Sustainable Road Safety in the Baltic Sea Region conference will be held in Tallinn, Estonia. VTI is part of the programme committee. 

LATEST NEWS


2019-05-09

Knowledge in the fight against microplastics from road traffic

The Government has commissioned VTI to develop and disseminate knowledge regarding the emission of microplastics from road traffic.


2019-05-07

How to make autonomous vehicles coexist with other traffic

The road infrastructure must be prepared for self-driving vehicles – especially in the beginning when the concepts are still new. Researchers are contributing to this through CoEXist, an EU-funded research project in which VTI participates as the largest...


2019-05-03

Electric roads: ‘Standardisation is an important factor for a future European transport system’

VTI employees recently arranged a workshop in Brussels on the standardisation of Electric Road Systems (ERS). ERS has become increasingly relevant as a possible method for reducing the transport sector's environmental impacts, especially in terms of climate...


2019-04-23

Research on passenger and freight transport research

Shift2Rail is a European railway project that works actively to create innovations within the railway sector. IMPACT-2 is a project within Shift2Rail that follows and evaluates the innovation projects. How are the innovations coming along? Are they beneficial...


2019-04-01

How vehicles can avoid accidents on newly paved roads

Friction is an important property for road safety. VTI has investigated how roads change in the first few weeks after surfacing work has been completed. Researchers recommend posting warning signs when the road is opened and waiting at least three weeks to...


2019-03-22

VTI contributes to study on older drivers and accidents

On behalf of and in collaboration with the Swedish Transport Agency, VTI has carried out a study of older drivers and the link between illness and traffic accidents. The Transport Agency has now published the results.