Search for dissertations about: "sustainable mobility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable mobility.

  1. 1. The Story of Sustainable Mobility - the Role of Myths in Sustainable Mobility Transitions

    Author : Maja Essebo; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : myth; mobility; transition; sustainability; growth;

    Abstract : This compilation licentiate contains a kappa followed by two papers with the common purpose of introducing the conceptual framework of myth theory to the study of sustainable mobility transitions. Myth is presented here as story that reflects ideology, alleviates anxiety and rationalises everyday practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards sustainable personal mobility with electric cars and buses

    Author : Sven Borén; Göran Broman; Henrik Ny; Louise Ödlund; Maria Grahn; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Strategic Sustainable Development; Transport Planning; Electric Vehicles; Testing; LCA; Mobility;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore if, and then how, electric cars and buses can contribute to sustainable personal mobility. Electric vehicles have increasingly been seen as a potential sustainable solution for the transport sector due to their high energy efficiency, close to zero emissions in the use phase, and the possibility to be powered by electricity from renewable resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban Form and Mobility - Analysis and Information to Catalyse Sustainable Development

    Author : Todor Stojanovski; Andrew Karvonen; Tigran Haas; Karl Kottenhoff; Haris N. Koutsopoulos; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Cervero Robert; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; urban form; sustainable mobility; mobility choices; urban design; accessibility; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Urban transportation today consumes scarce resources of fossil fuels and it is a major cause for environmental damage and accelerating climate change. To achieve sustainable mobility in the cities, it is necessary to improve energy efficiency and lower carbon emissions through the promotion of walking, cycling and especially public transportation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Practice makes perfect? : Sustainable practices with ICT and daily travel

    Author : Miriam Börjesson Rivera; Mattias Höjer; Greger Henriksson; Josefin Wangel; Jenny Palm; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social practice theory; sustainable practices; ICT; mobility; second order effects; cargo bikes; mediated meetings; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : The thesis shows how practice theory can be applied in different ways when exploring how daily life can be supported to become more environmentally sustainable. Ultimately the thesis aims to contribute to new knowledge on how to design policies and interventions that aim at facilitating environmentally sustainable practices. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Shift in Urban Mobility and Parking? : Exploring Policies in Relation to Practices

    Author : Fredrik Johansson; Greger Henriksson; Jonas Åkerman; Pelle Envall; Greg Marsden; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Parking; mobility services; flexible parking requirements; sustainable mobility paradigm; Strategier för hållbar utveckling; Strategies for sustainable development;

    Abstract : The transport sector is associated with many environmental challenges, including carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Research indicate that CO2 emissions should decrease by at least 50 % per decade in order to be in line with the Paris Agreement, and the transport sector is highlighted as a particularly challenging sector. READ MORE