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Read more about the new research here:
http://www.k2centrum.se/en/artikel/new-research-agenda-next-five-year-period


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Erik Ronnle researcher at K2 and the Department of Business Administration, Lund University have successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled Justifying mega-projects - an analysis of the Swedish High-Speed ​​Rail Project. The thesis shows that the National Negotiation on Housing and Infrastructure (Sverigeförhandlingen) legitimized projects by using a combination of different strategies.

Reports

The objective of this study is to analyse the impact of different level of ridership incentives contained in public transport contracts in Sweden. There is evidence to suggest that, thus far, the inclusion of such ridership incentives in various types of contracts has had little or no effect. This raises the question of why incentives have proved ineffective and whether it is possible to estimate welfare-optimal incentive schemes. The study is based on a non-linear optimisation model with various constraints on the level of freedom within the contract.

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The new agenda consists of five research areas that aims to contribute to increased knowledge about public transport as a means for sustainable cities and regions:

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Meet K2's new postdocs Chiara Vitrano and Chunli Zhao!

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Chiara Vitrano  -  accessibility and equality in public transport

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The scientific paper "Perceived action spaces for public actors in the development of Mobility as a Service" from K2 was ranked among the top papers of TRA 2018. The best papers submitted to the conference will be published in the European Transport Research Review (ETRR) open access Journal. Authors Dalia Mukhtar-Landgren, K2 and Lund University, and Göran Smith, K2 and Chalmers University of Technology.

Intervju

Our Guest Professor 2018-2019 is Carey Curtis from Curtin University, Australia. She recently spent a spring month at K2.

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How can new residential buildings by design enable more people to choose bicycle, public transport and smart mobility, instead of using the car? A research group at K2 has been granted SEK 5.67 million in support from the Swedish Energy Agency to study this.

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In cooperation with Lund University and Malmö University we announce two post-doctoral positions with focus on public transport in sustainable cities and regions. Both positions are located at K2's office in Lund, Sweden. You are encouraged to apply for both positions. Apply by 7 May 2018.  

Reports

Integrated mobility services, also called mobility as a service (MaaS), is a hot area right now. In "Integrated Mobility Services: Platforms, Role and Industrial Architectures - A Swedish Outline", the second of two K2 omnibus analyzes, roles and platforms are discussed, that is, technical conditions that must be in place for mobility services to be produced, delivered and consumed.

Intervju

Is integrating mobility services the future? Right now, many claim it, says Göran Smith, Industrial PhD student at K2, conducting research on the phenomenon.

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