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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.
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How can we get more to travel sustainable? An attentive strategy is integrated mobility services or as it is also called: mobility as a service. It's about combining a range of mobility services such as public transport, car pool, rental bicycle and taxi services to provide travelers with seamless travel.

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Major projects and decision making is what engages Erik Ronnle, a PhD student at K2, in his research. He does not know where his dissertation lands yet, but turning and turning on different things is stimulating, he thinks.

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Public transport and the economy are two topics that Erik Johansson, PhD at K2, is interested in. In his research, he combines his interests by studying the social effects of public transport from an economic perspective. 

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With a keen interest in environmental issues, Malin Aldenius saw the possibility to doctorate and dig deeper into the subject. At K2, she researching about how a transition from fossil to renewable fuels can be made to reduce emissions from public transport. In Sweden, there are significant regional differences of the reached stage in the restructuring process. How it happend will Malin try to find out.

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What is the option value, and how can the concept be used for planning and evaluation of public transport? Anders Bondemark WSP and Erik Johansson from K2 and Lund University writes about this in a new report, which is the result of new research at K2.

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