Jane Summerton


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Contested mobilities: politics, strategies and visions in Swedish bicycle activism

Cycling is currently the focus of considerable political and public attention in many urban areas. As more and more cyclists claim space on the roads, new forms of political engagement in cycling issues beyond traditional bicycle advocacy have also...

The Politics of Speed: Local and regional actors' views on speed limits, traffic safety...

In most European countries, the often difficult policy process of setting and implementing speed limits on specific roads is delegated to public administration on local and regional levels. The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze the...

Beslut om hastighetsgränser: prioriteringar, avvägningar och aktörer i regionala...

This report concerns the results of phase two of the research project "Speed issues on a regional level". Phase 2 describes and analyzes the concrete decision-making concerning the setting of speed limits. The study is based primarily on interviews...

Aktörers syn på hastighetsgränser i en region: ett arenaperspektiv

The Swedish Parliament passed the government bill “Vision Zero and the traffic safe society” (prop. 1996/97:137) in October 1997. However, the real development of traffic safety has not been in line with the prioritized goal. The current goal for...