Search for dissertations about: "Road transport technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 213 swedish dissertations containing the words Road transport technology.

  1. 1. Competition in Public Transport Essays on competitive tendering and open-access competition in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Andreas Vigren; KTH.; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science; Competition; Public Transport; Tendering; Procurement; Cost efficient; Bus; Railway; Open access competition; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; 111 Road: Public transport; 111 Road: Public transport; J13 Railway: Economics; J13 Railway: Economics; Public transport; Contract; Tender; Economic efficiency; Location; Transport operator; Depot transp ; Impact study; Line transp ;

    Abstract : The results of this work show that the cost efficiency of tendered bus services is similar across all Swedish counties, except for the more high-density counties where efficiency is lower. Considerably lower efficiency is also found for contracts with services run in-house by the Public Transport Authority (PTA), compared to when the same service is run by a private actor. READ MORE

  2. 2. Predictive models for accidents on urban links - A focus on vulnerable road users

    University dissertation from Department of Technology and Society, Lund University

    Author : Thomas Jonsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Road transport technology; Transportteknik; Transport technology; Teknik; Technological sciences; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering; Town and country planning; speed; links; urban; safety; vulnerable road users; modelling; prediction; crash; traffic safety; accident; Vägtransportteknik;

    Abstract : Much of earlier work on predictive models for accidents has been focused on rural traffic or urban intersections. This work has aimed at identifying and investigating possible improvements to predictive models for accidents on urban links. A special focus has been on the accidents of vulnerable road users. READ MORE

  3. 3. Efficiency and acceptability of pricing policies and transport investments in distorted economies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jonas Westin; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; road pricing; transport investment; cost-benefit analysis; tax distortions; transport policies; welfare effects; political economy; acceptability; SRA - Transport; SRA - Transport;

    Abstract : This thesis contains five papers studying the economic efficiency and political acceptability of road pricing policies and transport investments in distorted economies. Interactions between the transport market and other distorted markets, such as the labor market, can have a large impact on the welfare effect of a road pricing policy or a transport investment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Passenger assessments of quality in local public transport- measurement, variability and planning implications

    University dissertation from Department of Technology and Society, Lund University

    Author : Helena Sjöstrand; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2001]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; passenger; public transport; quality; survey; Stated Preference; assessment; assignment; planning; Transportteknik; Transport technology; Road transport technology; Vägtransportteknik;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Resenärernas värderingar av kvalitet i lokal kollektivtrafik – hur man kan mäta dem, hur de varierar och hur man kan använda dem i planeringen Syftet med arbetet har varit att ta fram ett mer detaljerat underlag för planering av lokal kollektivtrafik. Med mer kunskap om hur olika grupper av resenärer värderar olika delar av en kollektivtrafikresa kan kollektivtrafiknätet planeras att passa alla resenärer eller utvalda resenärsgrupper bättre. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transport and location analysis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Jonas Eliasson; KTH.; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; transport; land use; models; location; logit; road pricing; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of seven papers. InTime and income constraints in discrete choice models withan application to mode choice, we discuss how variouseffects of time and income constraints can be included indiscrete choice models. READ MORE