Jessica Berg


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Mobilitet och transportlösningar på landsbygd: en internationell litteraturstudie

On behalf of the Swedish government, VTI has the commission to implement a study on effective and innovative solutions that can enhance people’s willingness and ability to use public transportation in rural areas. This literature review is part of...

Time to spare: Everyday activities among newly retired people in a middle-sized city

Retirement has recently been studied as a complex process that affects people’s lives in many different ways (Teuscher 2010; Grenier 2011; Halleröd, Örestig and Stattin 2013). Retirement implies changes in time-space use, interruption in routines...

Mobility changes during the first years of retirement

Mobility is an important aspect of well-being, activity and participation (WHO, 2002; Mollenkopf et al., 2005; Siren and Hakamies-Blomqvist, 2009; Ziegler and Schwanen, 2011). An important goal of urban planning is to prepare for an ageing...

Mobility changes during the first years of retirement

Mobility is an important aspect of well-being, activity and participation. Retiring from paid work is a transition in later life when people need to adjust to a new daily structure and fill the day with activities other than work. Life-course...

Everyday mobility and travel activities during the first years of retirement

Mobility is central to living an independent life, to participating in society, and to maintaining well-being in later life. The point of departure in this thesis is that retirement implies changes in time-space use and interruption in routines,...

Är bilberoende och tidsbrist ett hinder för ökat kollektivtrafikresande?: En kvalitativ...

Syftet är att testa i vilken utsträckning olika hushåll i arbetsmarknadsregionen Göteborg idag kan utföra sina vardagliga aktiviteter genom minskat bilresande och ökad användning av alternativa transportslag såsom kollektivtrafik, cykel och gång,...

"I want complete freedom": car use and everyday mobility among the newly retired

The purpose was to investigate car use among newly retired people, to explore to what extent car transport is used for everyday mobility and how it is valued in comparison to other transport modes.The data consists of travel diaries and qualitative...

Mobility in the transition to retirement: the intertwining of transportation and everyday...

Through travel diaries and interviews with newly retired urban residents in Sweden our aim was to explore (1) mobility patterns in the transition to retirement, (2) the influence of space-time restrictions and resources on mobility and (3) the...

Mobility in the transition to retirement: the intertwining of everyday transportation and...

To retire from work has potential consequences for patterns of everyday mobility in numerous ways. People born during the 1940s and are now retiring are more heterogeneous than earlier cohorts of retirees. They experience more years with good health...

Utvärdering av en ny obligatorisk riskutbildning för motorcyklister

On 1 November 2009 a new risk education program for all students learning to ride a motorbike was introduced in order to enhance their perception of risk. The training is both theoretical and practical. The aim of the study is to evaluate if...

Äldres vardagliga resor: val av färdmedel och erfarenheter av kollektivtrafik

The aim of the present study is to gain a deeper understanding of how older women and men are using public transport, but also enhance the understanding of whether they are using other means of transport and what is the basis for their choice. The...

En utvärdering av den utökade riskutbildningen för B-körkort: delstudie 4

On 1 July 1999 the mandatory skid training for learner drivers was replaced by a new expanded risk education program. The aim was to put emphasis on teaching pupils’ risk awareness instead of how to handle critical situations. The purpose of this...