Search for dissertations about: "transit road"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words transit road.

  1. 1. Nanoparticles from shipping and road traffic

    Author : Olof Jonathan Westerlund; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Nanoparticles; Aerosols; Size distributions; Emissions; Plume processes; Shipping; Road traffic;

    Abstract : In the urban environment road traffic is the dominant source of aerosol particles while in coastal and harbour areas shipping is also a significant source. For shipping there are no direct regulations regarding particle emissions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crossing the Bridge An Interpretation of the Archaeological Remains in the Etruscan Bridge Complex at San Giovenale, Etruria

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Yvonne Backe-Forsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Etruscan; San Giovenale; bridge; chthonic; Vesuna; Lurs Larunita; gens; Urcena; Larth; Fasthi Alsi; sacellum; Orientalizing; Protovillanovan; Archaic; Hellenistic; pottery; Greek imports; inscriptions; ritual; liminal; rites of passage; sacrifices; banqueting; transit road; multiple functions; continuity; change; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Historical cultures Classical archaeology and ancient history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historiska kulturer Antikens kultur och samhälle; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the archaeological remains in the Etruscan bridge complex, found during the excavations at San Giovenale in 1959–1963, and 1999. The aim has been to reach a holistic perspective of the bridge complex with the bridge seen as a link between topography, economy, social relationships, politics, symbols and ritual, reflecting its importance for the whole community at San Giovenale and its surroundings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of bus priority strategiesin coordinated traffic signal systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Johan Wahlstedt; Karl-Lennart Bång; Haris Koutsopoulos; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Kosonen Iisakki; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Bus priority; public transport priority; transit priority; PTSP; TSP; traffic signal; traffic signal control; traffic signal control systems; self-optimising signal control; PRIBUSS; SIL simulation; traffic simulation; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : Increasing congestion and environmental concerns have evoked an interest in promoting urban Public Transport (PT) the last decades. In 2012 the City of Stockholm adopted an “Urban mobility strategy” stating that public transport, cycling and walking should be prioritised over cars in central Stockholm. READ MORE

  4. 4. Wheelchair Passengers and Local Public Transport Vehicles: Perceptions of Safety and Comfort

    University dissertation from Department of Technology and Society, Lund University

    Author : Anders Wretstrand; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Road transport technology; Public transport; Bus; STS; Perception; Comfort; Wheelchair users; Safety; Vägtransportteknik; Care and help to handicapped; Handikappade; vård och rehabilitering;

    Abstract : Eliciting wheelchair-seated passengers’ perspective of safety and comfort is both useful and mandatory, particularly for researchers, clinicians, transit authorities, and for operators during purchase and use of vehicle technologies in existing and planned future transport systems. Therefore, the overarching objective of this thesis was to delineate the question of safety and comfort as perceived by wheelchair-seated passengers using public transport road vehicles. READ MORE

  5. 5. Distributional Side Effects of Tax Policies: An Analysis of Tax Avoidance and Congestion Tolls

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hanna Armelius; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Congestion tolls; Tax avoidance; Income distribution; Distributional effects; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay 1This essay examines the effects of tax avoidance on saving and income distribution. In an intertemporal model taxes can be avoided through asset trade. We find that including an avoidance response to taxation will increase all the negative distortions of increased tax progressivity. READ MORE