Search for dissertations about: "Transport Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 659 swedish dissertations containing the words Transport Science.

  1. 1. Costs in Swedish Public Transport : An analysis of cost drivers and cost efficiency in public transport contracts

    Author : Andreas Vigren; Svante Mandell; Johan Holmgren; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Cost; Increase; Efficiency; Contract; Procurement; Public transport; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : During the last seven years, the total cost for Swedish public transport provision has increased by over 30 percent in real terms according to figures from the government agency Transport Analysis. A similar pattern is found if considering a longer time span. READ MORE

  2. 2. Governing towards sustainability : environmental governance and policy change in Swedish forestry and transport

    Author : Erik Hysing; Ingemar Elander; Jan Olsson; Sverker Jagers; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governance; government; modes of governing; public policy; policy change; sustainable development; environmental politics; Swedish forestry; forest policy; Swedish transport; transport policy; politicisation; governing towards sustainability; Political science; Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Faced with environmental problems such as climate change and biodiversity loss, the dominant political response has been sustainable development, balancing environmental protection against economic prosperity and social justice. While political action is increasingly being called for, the role and capacity of the state is questioned – as captured neatly in the story from government to governance that implies a relocation of authority and power between policy levels and in public-private relations, as well as a radical restructuring within public administration. READ MORE

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

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

    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

  4. 4. Getting the transport right - for what? : What transport policy can tell us about the construction of sustainability

    Author : Mathilde Rehnlund; Björn Hassler; Fredrika Björklund; Dalia Mukhtar-Landgren; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; problem representation; transport policy studies; policy discourse; sustainable transport studies; urban transport studies; poststructuralist policy studies; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : This thesis studies transport as a governing tool that shapes the physical environment and human society, as well as having environmental impacts. The aim is to learn what policy for transport can say about what sustainability means and does. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sensitising Urban Transport Security : Surveillance and Policing in Berlin, Stockholm, and Warsaw

    Author : Ola Svenonius; Fredrika Björklund; Rune Premfors; Peo Hansen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban security; security governance; public transport; surveillance; police; private security; emotion; fantasy; fear of crime; discourse analysis; Berlin; Stockholm; Warsaw; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The city as a focal point of both domestic and international security policy is characteristic of the 21st century security landscape in Europe. Amidst the 'War on Terror' and the pan-European battle against organised crime, the city is the location where global processes are actually taking place. READ MORE