Swedish team with VTI participation won competition of cooperative and automated driving

A Swedish team from Halmstad University won first prize when ten student teams from six European countries met in the Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge (GCDC) 2016. The competition, consisting of three different traffic scenarios, was held on the A270 highway between Helmond and Eindhoven, Netherlands, in the end of May. The winning team included Maytheewat Aramrattana from VTI.



NORDUST: Nordic Road Dust Project

Road dust is an important contributor to airborne particle pollution, especially in the Nordic countries where high road sur-face wear, due to studded tyre useas well as winter maintenance and operations including sanding and saltingare important...

Optimal fares and frequencies for bus services in a small city

This paper evaluates the welfare effects of optimizing bus service fares and frequencies in small cities by modeling street congestion and crowding in public transport vehicles. The model is calibrated to the Swedish city of Uppsala. A simple demand...



Winter Road Congress 2020

The congress is held in Tempere, Finland. Anna Niska, senior research leader at VTI, lectures on sweep-salting of cycleways.

Electric Road Systems Conference (ERSC2020)

Welcome to the 4th Electric Road Systems Conference (ERSC2020), 12–13 May 2020 in Lund, Sweden

Via Nordica 2020

VTI participates at Via Nordica 2020 in Malmö 10–12 June 2020. The congress is organised by the Nordic Road Association (NVF).



VTI and SAFER are organising the world’s largest traffic and transport psychology conference in Gothenburg

In August 2020, VTI and SAFER are organising the International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP) in Gothenburg. ICTTP is held every four years, and this year is the seventh conference.


Kilometre tax is expected to have the greatest environmental impact

How can environmentally differentiated charges and other policy instruments reduce the freight transports' environmental impact? VTI has participated in a research project on this subject.


Increasing cycling among the elderly

Cycling is good both for your health and the environment. It can give you freedom and the ability to get out and about, not least for the elderly. But with age, it can become harder to choose your bike over your car. Maybe your fitness and balance are not...


VTI launches new research

VTI's ambition is to create cohesive maritime research in areas such as transport economics, logistics, environment, behavioural science, and navigation. One current assignment concerns the validation of research in a major international EU-project, Sea...


New study examines the mental health of seamen

Working at sea and being away from home for long periods can be mentally straining. In a preparatory study, researchers at VTI will examine how prevalent mental ill health is among ship crews in Sweden, and how the shipping companies' preventative efforts are...


Measurement of fatigue among bus drivers in London provides tools for better traffic safety

VTI has participated in a study of fatigue among London bus drivers. The study has given Transport for London the tools to implement measures that deal with fatigue among the city’s bus drivers.