On the 13-17 of August, Katrin Lättman, researcher in Mistra SAMS WP4, participated in Thredbo15, International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport. The conference took place at Stockholm School of Economics and was co-organized by VTI.
A discussion about new services for sustainable accessibility and mobility in the Stockholm region drew a large audience Monday at Almedalsveckan. The panel was comprised of Daniel Helldén (MP), Gustav Hemming (C), Lena Smidfelt Rosqvist and Charlotte Wäreborn Schultz.
Data is quickly becoming the most important resource in the economy, and society depends on large data platform companies to deliver. These companies need to be run in a responsible way. The political challenge now is to mitigate concentration of power, while still reaping the benefits of digitalisation.
VTI, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, is a research institute and a funding agency with about 200 employees. We are seeking a research assistant /PhD student who will study the implementation of new solutions for sustainable mobility in urban planning at the unit of Mobility, actors and planning (MAP). This position is located in Stockholm.
Uber has replied to criticism of alleged tax dodging by its drivers (Dagens Nyheter Debatt 8 July). But the problem with this and other internet-based companies is far greater, writes KTH researcher Anders Gullberg.
Sweden aims to become one of the world's first fossil-free countries, which requires a radical change within the transport sector. To facilitate changes, the research foundation Mistra granted 40 million Swedish kronor to research program Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility Services (SAMS), led by a KTH and the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute in close cooperation with the City of Stockholm, group of companies and several additional research and community partner