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  • Living lab practice and interview training at Mistra SAMS yearly conference

    Published Nov 07, 2017
    Mistra SAMS yearly conference took place October 26-27 at Balingsholm hotel in Huddinge. Representatives from the consortium participated in the two-day conference and workshop. Each work package presented their progress, and the attendees considered different living labs Mistra SAMS might work with next year.

  • Experts from abroad

    Published Oct 18, 2017
    Mistra SAMS international scientific advisory panel visited Stockholm October 5-6, and held talks in their respective fields during a morning seminar on the 6th. The talks ranged from the impact of uber to the importance of configuring the child user.

  • Anna Kramers on reaching SDGs through innovation in cities

    Published Oct 16, 2017
    Cities are critical for global development and are key to realising a sustainable future. Meanwhile, their environmental impact is significant. Transportation in and around cities causes a large proportion of the total carbon emissions. The emergence of new accessibility and mobility services is something that radically can make a difference in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Royal Colloquium

    Published Sep 27, 2017
    Every two years his Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf invites researchers and decision-makers to discuss environmental issues. This year, Mistra's CEO Åke Iverfeldt participated in a talk with Darja Isaksson and journalist Erika Bjerström on the topic of "Environment - a social issue. What is the current agenda?"

  • Anna Kramers on digitalisation: Fast Forward podcast

    Published Sep 26, 2017
    The latest episode of the podcast Fast Forward features Mistra SAMS researcher Anna Kramers. The theme of the episode is Thunder Road - the digital traffic revolution. You'll find the link below.

  • Katrin Lättman, researcher in Mistra SAMS WP4, presented a conference paper at Thredbo15

    Published Sep 15, 2017
    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.

  • ITRL PhD course - register now!

    Published Sep 13, 2017
    ITRL will soon launch the PhD course Integrated Transport System. Register now to get more information about course start etc.

  • CESC's seminar at Almedalen

    Published Aug 15, 2017
    Anna Kramers participated in the panel at CESC - Centre for Sustainable Communication's seminar ”Digitalisation for sharing - what about the environment?”, arranged during Almedalen week on 7 July.

  • Mistra SAMS at Almedalen

    Published Jul 12, 2017
    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.

  • Anders Gullberg, Mistra SAMS: Sweden needs more active politics for digitalisation

    Published Jun 19, 2017
    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.

  • Mistra Sustainable consumption – from niche to mainstream

    Published Jun 09, 2017
    KTH is to host a Mistra programme that studies sustainable consumption. The programme will be lead by Karin Bradley and Åsa Svenfelt.

  • WP5 kick-off meeting

  • Anna Kramers participated in the UN Global Compact Nordic Network Meeting 2017

  • Call for papers: Environinfo 2017

    Published Apr 11, 2017
    Environinfo is a long standing and established international and interdisciplinary conference series on leading environmental information and communication technologies.

  • Workshop on strategic outlook

    Published Apr 06, 2017
    Researchers and other professionals met March 9 for a half-day workshop focusing on different types of services for mobility and accessibility.

  • Mistra SAMS first programme workshop

    Published Apr 06, 2017
    SAMS-researchers met up March 31 to discuss different perspectives on accessibility and mobility to help create a common framing of the issues.

  • DN: Every third car in Stockholm must be removed

    Published Mar 06, 2017
    Stockholm is facing traffic problems as many other cities in the world. Now experts want Stockholm to follow Vancouver's example and set goals to reduce car traffic.

  • Research assistant/PhD in sustainable mobility/urban planning

    Published Feb 07, 2017
    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.

  • Time to see through Uber

    Published Jan 26, 2017
    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.

  • Digitalisation for fossil free transportation in Sweden

    Published Jan 26, 2017
    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

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