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.
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.
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.
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.
Elias Isaksson is a PhD student at K2 and conducts research on the Urban Environment Agreement.As a political scientist, he would like to look at how the political processes are going and in his dissertation he is interested in how environmental and traffic policy are formulated.
Utility analyzes that form the basis for decision-making in the Swedish negotiations do not hold what they promise.This means Erik Ronnle, PhD student at K2 and Lund University, who studies decision-making in the Swedish negotiations. "The utility analyzes have so many methodological errors and are incomparable in so many ways that they can not be used," says Erik Ronnle.
Alexander Paulsson, postdoctoral reseracher at K2, researches cooperation. Although the public transport actors consider that cooperation is important, it is difficult for them to explain what makes the collaboration work in practice. The question is also whether cooperation solves all the problems or not?
Our guest professor Jeffrey Kenworthy is back on K2 for a third and final visit.He devotes his time to exchange knowledge with researchers and he also participates in a research project in which he studies five Swedish cities.
A multiannual research project has asked important questions about how cooperation works in practice in public transport planning.The project was presented last week at a breakfast seminar in Kollektivtrafikens hus in Stockholm.
Carl-William, a PhD student at K2, is investigating disturbances in rail traffic. In his research, he has looked at various factors that may be contributing causes of delays and mean that small technical changes in the punctuality can make a big difference to the timeliness of the train.