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Urban RESEARCH: WALCYNG Click here to browse the final summary report

Project Acronym: WALCYNG
Type of contract: Shared Cost
Project title: HOW TO ENHANCE WALKING AND CYCLING INSTEAD OF SHORTER CAR TRIPS AND TO MAKE THESE MODES SAFER
Main contractor: UNIVERSITY OF LUNDS/LUNDS TEKNISKA HØGSSKOLA
Type organisation: Education
Country: SE
Start date & duration: 1996-03-01 - 18 months
Area: Urban
Relevant tasks: 5.2.18
Total cost in kECUs: 852
Total EU contribution in kECUs: 509.5


Objectives of research

Main objectives:

The main aim of the project is to develop guidelines for enhancing walking and cycling, in order to replace shorter car trips and to make the walking and cycling modes safer. This will be done following marketing principles and includes a.o. the following steps: - definition and quantification of potential user groups; - collection and evaluation (from the customer point of view) of existing 'products' for pedestrians and cyclists; - definition of possible gaps in the existing 'product' range, development of new 'products', - description of supporting soft policy measures (advertising, lobbying etc.).

Demo Sites:

None

Links with other projects, tasks, areas, programmes, policy actions:
A second contract for task 5.2/18 has been awarded to the ADONIS project.


Participants

Organisation Type Country
UNIVERSITY OF LUNDS/LUNDS TEKNISKA HØGSSKOLA Education SE
CHALMERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AB Education SE
FACTUM CHALOUPKA, PRASCHL, RISSER OHG Industry AT
FRANCO GNAVI CONSULTING AND ASSOCIATES Industry IT
CITY OF HELSINKI Other FI
INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS Research Organisation NO
UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI Education FI
UNIVERSITAT DE VALENCIA, ESTUDI GENERAL Education ES
TRANSPORT TECHNOLOGIE-CONSULT KARLSRUHE GMBH Industry DE

Coordinator's name: Prof. Christer HYDEN
Address: UNIVERSITY OF LUNDS/LUNDS TEKNISKA HØGSSKOLA

PO Box: POBOX 117
22100 Lund
SE
Tel: +46-46-2229130
Fax: +46-46-123272
E-mail: (email removed)


European Commission Contact Point

Name: Mr. Remi MAYET
Tel: +32-2-2964677
Fax: +32-2-2954349
 
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