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What is transport poverty? Is there transport poverty in Finland? Who are the victims of it?

This is the English summary of a preliminary report on transport poverty in Finland. The research was funded by Ministry of Transport and CommunicationsHelsinki Regional Transport Authority and Finnish Transport Agency. Further research is funded by Kone Foundation.

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Reflections on ICoMaaS 2017

The first international conference on Mobility as a Service (ICoMaaS) took place in Tampere, Finland 28.–29.11.2017. About 130 participants from nearly 20 countries attended the conference. The theme of the conference was identifying knowledge gaps and building bridges, which reflected the event’s mission to bring together business, authorities and scientific community. Continue reading Reflections on ICoMaaS 2017

Towards the development of winter road maintenance with Nordic co-operation

Winter maintenance has significant impact on our society. With properly managed winter maintenance it is possible to create safe conditions to travel in the point of view of both individuals and the business life. But when there are problems in maintenance the effects for the whole traffic system can be significant. Winter maintenance does not have an impact only on the traffic safety and traffic flow but it also affects the reliability of business life and creates significant economic consequences. Continue reading Towards the development of winter road maintenance with Nordic co-operation

Book: Vitality from walking and cycling

The promotion of walking and cycling is a key question when improving the vitality of our cities. This book brings together information on walking and cycling for the base of urban planning for planners and decision makers. The book will hopefully increase enthusiasm and knowledge on how to develop walking and cycling conditions in cities. Continue reading Book: Vitality from walking and cycling