INTERCONNECT

2017-12-15T09:05:53+00:00

INTERCONNECT, an 3,5 M€ EUSBSR flagship project starting in 2017 and ending 2020, addresses the challenge of curbing the car-reliant mobility trend in the South Baltic (SB) area through user-adjusted and more sustainable public transport services for regional and cross-border travels. The current public transport offer hardly meets customer expectations for easiness and attractivity of regional and [...]

Transitions towards sustainable multimodal personal mobility based on the local context

2017-05-17T14:19:54+00:00

Varvaras PhD project ”Transitions towards sustainable multimodal personal mobility based on the local context” started in January 2017 and is planned for 4 years. It is designed in close collaboration between Mistra Urban Futures and Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), where BTH is a hosting institution. Supervision is done by Henrik Ny, David Simon, [...]

Decision support for procurement of electric buses in public transport

2017-05-17T14:12:22+00:00

Previous studies and investigations in the bus industry have shown a need for customized procurement of electric buses that include charging infrastructure, minimize risk for the parties involved, and lead to a sustainable future. The project therefore wants to develop and test new sustainability-oriented decision support for procurement of public transport with electric buses. [...]

GreenCharge – Field test of electric bus

2017-03-24T13:21:29+00:00

Test drive of electric bus in Karlskrona November 2014. Photo: Sven Borén Ebusco 2.0 was during winter time 2014-2015 successfully tested in public transport in eight Swedish municipalities. In an earlier theoretical study within GreenCharge, researchers found that electric buses are more sustainable and can be 25 % [...]