Validated effects of infrastructure measures

There is a great and urgent need to assess the impact of transport measures to ensure that they contribute to sustainable development.The project will develop a scientifically based framework impact assessments, tested on case studies such as improved cycling and public transport measures. The project will provide the following:Description of the cause-effect links of transport infrastructure measures regarding resources, climate, accessibility, mobility, health and safety and experienced well-being.A framework with indicators, flat rate values and methods of assessment, valuation and validation of these effects.Good examples and recommendations.The work will be carried out in close cooperation with planners and other officials in the case study areas. The project will also include a reference group with representatives from the Swedish Transport Administration, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, K2, Cykelcentrum, Cykelfrämjandet, SKR, and municipalities (from Skåne to Norrland). The project´s results will be beneficial for planners at local, regional and national level.The project is important because it will develop knowledge in a number of areas, where there is currently little or no knowledge of the cause-effect links while there is an urgent need to find sustainable solutions in view of the global sustainability goals, 3, 9, 10, 11, 13 and 15.The funding sought will be used for detailed planning and to ensure that relevant planners and officials are involved.

Partner organizations

  • The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) (Research Institute, Sweden)
Start date 01/05/2020
End date The project is closed: 31/10/2020

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