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  • Workshop on ”Realizing sustainable mobility transformations”

    Published Apr 17, 2024

    On April 10-11, leading experts and representatives from civil society, business, the public sector and academia gathered at Vår Gård in Saltsjöbaden and joined a workshop arranged by Mistra SAMS.

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  • Exchange with University of Tokyo

    Hampus Berg Mårtensson is presenting his research
    Mistra SAMS researcher Hampus Berg Mårtensson Mårtensson gave a presentation on Sustainable Futures of New Mobility Service.
    Published Apr 10, 2024

    Hampus Berg Mårtensson has been on research exchange in Japan at the Kishita lab, University of Tokyo, with funding from Mistra SAMS.

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  • Bringing knowledge and insights to society

    Published Apr 04, 2024

    2023 was an intense climate policy year. The EU’s Fit for 55 climate package has highlighted the need for rapid emission reductions and for each member state to do its fair share. The UN climate summi...

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  • Mistra SAMS researchers comment on the aviation debate

    Airport with empty seats.
    Airport with empty seats. Photo: Dennis Gecaj /Unsplash
    Published Feb 13, 2024

    Many trips can be replaced by digital meetings and air travel by public transport on the ground. The demand for climate-friendly travel is growing.

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  • Researchers urge: Introduce a national traffic reduction target

    In Luxembourg public transport is free.
    In Luxembourg public transport is free. Foto: GilPe, CC Wikimedia Commons
    Published Feb 07, 2024

    Mistra SAMS researchers participate in the transport policy debate: Car traffic needs to be reduced and transport policy needs to focus on a sustainable and fair transition.

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  • Workshops for municipal planners

    Published Dec 19, 2023

    Connecting mobility and accessibility solutions that are tested by Mistra SAMS to a broader municipal planning context, by exploring what they might imply for strategic planning, Mistra SAMS arranged ...

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  • A combination of measures needed in the transport sector

    Published Dec 07, 2023

    This weekend, Karolina Isaksson, professor of transport policy and planning at VTI, adjunct professor at KTH and deputy program director of Mistra SAMS, participated in Agenda's special program on the...

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  • Challenge of living without a car

    A box bike in front of a bicycle garage, next to it several people are listening to speakers.
    Electrically powered cargo bikes were used by citizen scientists to replace cars. The picture is from a start-up event organised by the research project (Photo: Magnus Atterfors).
    Published Dec 04, 2023

    How hard can it be to live a car-free everyday life? Quite problematic if you have to juggle work and leisure activities. This was demonstrated when a number of households in southern Stockholm were c...

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  • Research lessons can guide climate policy

    Smog and heavy traffic at night.
    Smog and heavy traffic at night. Photo: Jacek Dylag /Unsplash
    Published Nov 29, 2023

    Climate research in the social sciences can guide the required change in climate policy, writes Mistra SAMS researcher Karolina Isaksson, Professor in Transport Policy and Planning at VTI and KTH Roya...

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  • Mistra SAMS researchers among mobility Sweden's foremost agenda setters

    Published Nov 23, 2023

    Mistra SAMS researchers Anna Kramers and Karolina Isaksson are on the list of Mobility Sweden's foremost agenda setters!

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  • Research study trip sparked new ideas on Nordic collaboration

    Published Nov 14, 2023

    In October Mistra SAMS made a two days research study trip to Lund and Copenhagen, gaining insights and inspiration on urban sustainable mobility and accessibility. The study trip gave opportunity for...

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  • Swedish transport target impossible to reach without reducing car travel

    Photo: Illiya Vjestica /Unsplash
    Published Oct 16, 2023

    Calculations by the researchers', Hampus Berg Mårtensson, Mattias Höjer and Jonas Åkerman, highlight the need for large and rapid changes in the vehicle fleet. The amount of cars needs to be signific...

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  • Closing celebration in Living Lab Riksten

    Co-researchers & researchers discussed the past year during the final meeting in Living Lab Riksten.
    Household co-researchers and researchers discussed the past year during the final meeting in Living Lab Riksten. Photo: Jenny Rosen
    Published Oct 11, 2023

    On Sunday 1 October, researchers and resident co-researchers met in Mulleparken for coffee and conversation. The resident co-researchers in Riksten shared their personal insights from the past year, a...

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  • Using living labs to innovate sustainable mobility systems

    Published Sep 14, 2023

    Mistra SAMS is an important research program in the face of climate change, says Dr. Jacqueline Klopp. And the innovating living lab approach makes for very interesting research, she says.

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  • Strong political interest in Living Labs in Riksten

    Published Sep 13, 2023

    Last Monday afternoon, politicians from Tyresö, Botkyrka, Solna, Huddinge, Nacka and Danderyd municipalities, made an appreciated study visit to Mistra SAMS Living Lab Riksten in Botkyrka municipality...

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  • Job shuttle explores new ways of getting to and from work

    Published Apr 20, 2023

    The SAMSAS shuttle addresses groups dependent on public transport.

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  • Karolina Isaksson new professor at VTI

    Published Nov 07, 2022

    Karolina Isaksson has been appointed Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences with a focus on transport policy and planning at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institu...

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  • New Mistra SAMS report about effects of COVID-19 pandemic on work & travel life

    Published May 18, 2022

    The report explores users’ attitudes towards the Neighbourhood Telecommuting Centres (NTC), observes the changes in the users’ work and daily life before, during, after and post the COVID-19 pandemic...

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  • The Mistra SAMS Annual Report for 2021 has been published

    Published Mar 30, 2022

    The report highlights the research carried out in 2021 and share the scientific output and impact that the program, along with its partners achieved during the year.

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  • Anna Kramers om framtidens mobilitet i podcasten Snåret

    Published Feb 17, 2022
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