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Transport and Roads

Faculty of Engineering, LTH

Welcome to Transport and Roads

Transport and Roads, Lund University, is a centre of excellence in Sweden for the study of sustainable transport.

Our innovative and ground breaking multi-disciplinary teaching and research are internationally recognized and cover topics ranging from road safety and accessibility for older and disabled people to intelligent vehicles and automatic vehicle recognition.

For more information, please contact Tom Rye

News

 

Our ongoing research will be presented at Transport and Roads' Trafikdagen on the 5th of May
The day will include seminars during which our ongoing research on walking, traffic safety and ITS, as well as K2's research programme, will be presented. To find out more, please contact Zsuzsanna Olofsson or view the programme. Please note that this event will be held in Swedish.

Seminar on Video Analysis
The development of an automatic video analysis system in order to streamline the collection and analysis of road user behaviour has reached a new milestone. As such, we invite you to a seminar during which we will showcase and discuss the use of this system on the 4th of April in Lund. This project is a collaboration between the Department of Technology and Society and the Centre for Mathematical Sciences at Lund University. Click here for more information on the seminarPlease note that this event will be held in Swedish.

Transport and Roads is involved in a European research project on parking
The project "PUSH & PULL" aims to examine parking and its role as an instrument towards a more energy efficient transport system. Transport and Roads is one of 15 actors involved in the project and will assist with scientific expertise and evaluation.

K2 - Knowledge and competence for an attractive public transport
Lund University, together with Malmö University and VTI, is leading the competence centre K2 - Knowledge and competence for an attractive public transport. K2 gives a unique opportunity for stakeholders of the public transport community to conduct innovative research for the future's public transport system. The project is worth 280 million SEK over a period of 12 years, and is financed by VINNOVA - Sweden's Innovation Agency, the Swedish Transport Administration, Region Västra Götaland, Stockholm County Council, Region Skåne and by the project partners themselves. K2's headquarters are located in Medicon Village, Lund.

Contact Lena Hiselius or Tom Rye for more information.

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2014-04-11 | Defence: Outdoor Mobility, Place and Older People 
On Friday the 11th of April at 10:00, Vanessa Stjernborg will defend her dissertation, "Outdoor Mobility, Place and Older People - Everyday Mobilities in Later Life in a Swedish Neighbourhood". Professor Judith Phillips from Swansea University, Wales will be the opponent. The defence will take place in Stora Hörsalen (the large lecture hall), Design Centre, LTH, Sölvegatan 26, Lund.

 

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