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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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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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What do you need to learn and what do you need to know more about, are questions that Helena Svensson, Education Manager at K2, works with. A beneficial part of her work is the contact with researchers and actors in the industry, and how they toghether can develop and learn from each other.

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In 2017 there will be an ongoing work to develop new research projects that can be carried out within the framework of K2 during the period 2018-2019. Now nine sketches have been selected based on 30 submitted project sketches. These will now be developed into completed project proposals.

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Public transport is more than just transporting people between different places. If the role was most about commuting and leisure trips today, several dimensions of social development are being raised. Social benefits are one aspect.

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Well-earned Karin Brundell-Freij will start working in May for K2 once a week in the framework of an adjunct professor's service. Today she is a senior consultant at WSP.

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New research leaders at K2 from mid-year are Christina Scholten, Malmö University, Claus Hedegaard Sørensen, VTI, and Jan Persson, Malmö University. The mission of the new research leaders is to create more cooperation between different research projects at K2 and to deepen cooperation between researchers and public transport actors.