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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

Swiss “exchange student” at Verne

Hei, my name is Marc and I’m an Environmental Science Master’s student from ETH Switzerland. I had the pleasure to stay in Tampere for two weeks to work and conduct interviews for my master’s thesis. The Verne research group and its open minded team was my host during that time, providing me with a place to work and also lots of insights into Finnish culture.  Continue reading Swiss “exchange student” at Verne

Heikki Liimatainen appointed as professor in transport transformation

Doctor of Science (Technology) Heikki Liimatainen has been designated as Assistant Professor (tenure track) at Tampere University of Technology (TUT) as from 15th February 2016. The field of professorship is transport transformation. As a professor Heikki Liimatainen will head the Transport Research Centre Verne at TUT. The aim of Transport Research Centre Verne is to promote the development of sustainable transport systems. Continue reading Heikki Liimatainen appointed as professor in transport transformation