Our Research Projects

Our research is based on five different areas and three strategic cases. Here you will find an overview of both ongoing and completed research projects.

 A research project may belong to several different areas. If you want to search for projects in multiple areas, hold down ctrl (Windows) or cmd (Mac). Our research projects are funded by K2, but also through external research grants and co-financing of participants.

Read more in our Research Agenda 2020-2025

Research projects

Space-Time Use and Temporal Well-being of On-board Public Transport Workers

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ACCESS: New mobility for equity in public transport

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Bus stops and bus shelters in the production of public space and mobility

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Capturing the impacts of changes in public transport accessibility

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Collaborative partnerships and contracts with effects? Public transport patronage and quality outcomes in collaborative contracts between operators and public transport authorities.

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Covid-19 and changed conditions for the financing of public transport

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CYNKA

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Karin Thoresson

Equitable accessibility by public transport: Moving from static analysis to incorporating time-space dynamics

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Information-based disturbance management for public transport

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Innovation and technological change in public transport markets

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Micro-level evaluation of bus stop performance using automated analysis of aerial video

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Aliaksei Laureshyn

New mobilities in the making - an exploration of collaborative arrangements that shape future urban public transport

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Organizing innovation: learning from pilots and testlabs

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Railway network design and regional labour markets in Sweden

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Strategic governance and transition capacity in public transport

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The contribution of public transport to societal development

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The corona diaries: the role of change agents in (re)shaping institutions and policies in times of turbulence

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Towards integrated and adaptive public transport

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Transit Oriented Development (TOD)

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Understanding Mobility Patterns in Ten Swedish Urban Regions

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Agreements to achieve a better public transport

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AI and public transport: potential and hindrances

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Analysis of travel patterns

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Communicating public transport in the digital age: Impact of digitization on current and future traveler groups´ attitudes, satisfaction and travel behaviors

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MalmöExpressen and social sustainability

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Anders Melin, MAU

Pilots for transforming the transport sector through energy efficient buildings

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Policies for Reducing Car Traffic and their Problematization. An essential goal when improving public transport attractiveness and long term competitiveness.

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Price comparison in public transport measures

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Public Public Transport: Why do some authorities switch back to in-house production of public transport services?

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Karin Thoresson

Public transport as an investment in social capital

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Christina Scholten, MAU

Responsible production and procurement for electric buses

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Mikael Lantz

A coherent transport system in Greater Copenhagen

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Bengt Nilsson, Region Skåne

Buses of a high standard, standard, image, information and trust in a common package? The example of MalmöExpressen

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Collaborative typologies in public transport

Consideration of environmental aspects when procuring bus traffic

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Helene Lidestam, K2 and VTI

COSTART: Project Manager for Swedish part of this EU project

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Anders Wretstrand, K2 and Lund University

Does sustainable mobility require new roles for municipal planning?

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Effects of Transit Accessibility – Empirical studies on equal opportunities in local and regional development

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Efficient bus terminals with capacity analysis and simulation

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Andreas Tapani

Exploring machine learning based support for commuters in travel planner apps

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Carl Magnus Olsson, K2 and Malmö University

Fremtidens intelligente mobilitet i greater Copenhagen

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Hangover delays in Stockholm's commuter train traffic, as well as comparison with Tokyo's commuter train service

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Nils Olsson

How can public transport contribute to accessibility and social equity?

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Importance of equal public transport authorities for developed public transport as part of the transport sector's sustainability

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Incentives and Evaluation for Improved Public Transport

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Andreas Vigren, K2 and VTI

Intelligent mobility of the future in greater Copenhagen

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Land Value Capture as a Model for Financing Public Transit Infrastructure in Sweden: Conditions and Implications

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Lina Olsson

Onboard perspective on context-aware travel support for disturbances in public transport

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Onboard perspective on context-aware travel support for disturbances in public transport

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Policy Shapers Attitudes to Public Transport

Public Transport Markets Beyond Contracts: Market Analysis, Public Service Obligations, Procurement and Commercial Initiatives

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Public transport on-demand? – Assessment of the potential for demand-responsive public transport services in Sweden

Public transportation and marketing: Experimental studies on the influence of multiple motives

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Re-inventing Public Transport in a future of Smart Mobility: Roles, strategies, and collaboration

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Sustainable Mobility in Five Smaller Swedish Cities

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Sustainable Mobility in Five Smaller Swedish Cities

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What you see is where you get: Supporting travellers with live maps using geo-temporal selection

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Anders Lindström

Car-free urban districts

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Distribution effects of public transport in Stockholm County

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Maria Börjesson, K2 and VTI

Effects of free travel for elderly persons

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Tania Dukic Willstrand, K2 and VTI and Helena Svensson, K2 and Lund University

Energy efficiency of smart mobility requires instruments for shared mobility

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Energy efficiency through reduced city traffic - policy, process and institutions

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Incentives for bus accessibility measures in large and larger cities

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MISSUM - Modelling Incentive Schemes for Sustainable Urban Mobility

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Anders Wretstrand

Models for effective measures to increase share of travel by public transport

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Jamil Khan

Risk of violence by local bus stops? An exploratory study of relative risk for violence in the city of Malmö

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Manne Gerell

Smart mobility requires Smart governance

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Socio-Economic Benefits of Elderly Mobility

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Carlos Chiatti

Socio-Economic Benefits of Elderly Mobility

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Carlos Chiatti

Sustainable public transport - effects of better coordination and increased flexibility

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Helene Lidestam, K2 and VTI

The importance of commuter train and regional train for the development of property prices in Region Västra Götaland

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Bus 2030

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Captured peaks in peak traffic – a study of cost and environmental impacts

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Helene Lidestam, K2 and VTI

Consumer perspective on sustainable travelling

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Oskar Christensson

Development and implementation of regional superbus concepts

Development of a method for social impact assessments for Swedish transport planning: a transdisciplinary approach

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Lena Levin

Effect evaluation of Regional superbuss

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Anders Wretstrand, K2 and Lund University

Effects of public transport measures - a knowledge overview

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Electrified bus line in Lund, a study of bus line in driving simulator

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Arne Nåbo

Governing the development and diffusion of Mobility as a Service

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IMPACT-1

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Claus Hedegaard Sørensen, Ida Kristoffersson, Joakim Ahlberg, K2 and VTI

Integrated mobility services - a study

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VTI

Integrated mobility services: Creating favorable conditions for procurement, development and use

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IRIMS

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Annica Kronsell, K2 and Lund University

Knowledge overview and preliminary study regarding Transport Equity

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Mattias Haraldsson

MaaS for sustainable business trips

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Sonja Forward, K2 and VTI

Mistra SAMS

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Anna Kramers and Jonas Åkerman

Noise: Less disturbances in rail traffic

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Planning of strategic cycling infrastructure

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Public transport, travel patterns and local development in Skåne

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Magnus Andersson, K2 and Malmö University

Sustainable Mobility in Swedish Cities: A Comparative International Assessment of Urban Transport Indicators in Sweden’s Five Most Populous Urban Regions

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Sustainable urban environments with increased share of public transport - a project about the urban environment agreements

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The option and non-user value of public transport

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Threats and violations of train crews and bus drivers

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Variations in traveling with regional trains in time and space

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What controls our choices about traveling or not traveling in public transport

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Christina Stave

Agent-based Simulation of passenger

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Agent-based simulation of passenger transport in urban areas

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Collaboration in planning and implementing measures for increased public transport - Comparative case study

Contract for collaboration

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Helene Lidestam

Data and statistics in public transport

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Anders Wretstrand, K2 and Lund University

Effective exchange points

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Andreas Tapani

Electrification of city transport

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Jamil Khan, K2 and Lund University

Follow-up of the E20 agreements

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Innovative financing

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Integrated transport planning between high-speed rail, local and regional public transport

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Jane Summerton, K2 and VTI

Living Lab Uddevalla

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More effective governance

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Anders Wretstrand, K2 and Lund University

Social economy in public transport

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Sustainable Everyday Travel Through Dynamic Public Transport

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Sten Minör, K2 and Lund University

The role and purpose of public transport in the daily life of the traveler - today and in the future

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Lena Levin, K2 and VTI

Beslutsprocesser i Sverigeförhandlingen - finansiering och styrning

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Erik Ronnle, Lunds universitet

BRT - a study evaluating four Swedish demo projects

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Maria Börjesson, K2 and VTI

Collaboration models for sustainable public transport solutions

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Decision-making processes in Sverigeförhandlingen - financing and governance

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Erik Ronnle

Framing Mobility in the Just City - the case of bike sharing programs

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Provdyk

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Johan Olstam

Regional Superbus (BRT) - collaboration as a learning process

Evaluation of Pågatåg nordost and Krösatåg

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Christina Scholten

Implementation of gender impact assessment methodology in Swedish transport infrastructure planning

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Lena Levin, K2 and VTI

Policy instruments for the development of public transport and contribution to a sustainable society

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Anders Wretstrand

Travel opportunities in everyday life among older people in metropolitan areas

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