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A coupled road dust and surface moisture model to predict non-exhaust road traffic...

Non-exhaust traffic induced emissions are a major source of particle mass in most European countries. This is particularly important in Nordic and Alpine countries where winter time road traction maintenance occurs, e.g. salting and sanding, and...

Kombinerad mobilitet för hållbara tjänsteresor

The aim of the study was to achieve more sustainable travelling by demonstrating and evaluating a new service that combine mobility for business trips. Another purpose was to investigate how business trips, including online meetings (i.e. virtual...

Mikroplast från däck- och vägslitage: en kunskapssammanställning

This literature review concerns microplastics from tyre and road wear caused by road traffic. As there is limited knowledge about microplastics in general, and microplastics from road traffic in particular, the Swedish Government has asked the...

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12-13
May

Electric Road Systems Conference (ERSC2020)

Welcome to the 4th Electric Road Systems Conference (ERSC2020), 12–13 May 2020 in Lund, Sweden
10-12
Jun

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).
25-27
Aug

ICTTP 2020

ICTTP, International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology, is held in Gothenburg, Sweden.

LATEST NEWS


2020-02-21

VTI part of Swedish-Indian collaboration for increased traffic safety

More than 150,000 traffic-related fatalities occur annually in India. Cooperation between Swedish and Indian companies and institutions is now being formed to greatly reduce these. The lessons learned will be utilized for development needs in different parts...


2020-02-13

Cherish the support for congestion charges

The introduction of a congestion charge in Stockholm had the intended effect of reducing congestion - even long term.  And after the introduction of the charges the public support steadily increased. This success story has attracted extensive interest from...


2020-02-10

The Pedestrian Perspective in new projects

Two projects focusing on safety for pedestrians have recently commenced at VTI: Smart Urban Traffic Zones and Safety for Pedestrians. There are links to the ongoing EU project VIRTUAL – for which Research Director Astrid Linder is the coordinator.


2020-02-06

Improved lighting for pedestrians and cyclists

Together with Lund University, researchers from VTI will study how outdoor lighting can improve the quality of walking and cycling trips at dusk and darkness.


2019-11-14

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.


2019-10-30

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.