Towards Sustainable and Equitable Mobility

The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) is an independent entity that inspires, initiates and supports research and educational activities for the purpose of contributing to new ideas and solutions for developing sustainable and equitable mobility and access in cities. The overriding goal is to strengthen accessibility for all groups while at the same time radically reduce negative local and global environmental impacts of transportation.

Through the ”Future Urban Transport (FUT) – How to Deal With Complexity” program we fund research and education within four thematic programs:

– Mobility and Access in African Cities (MAC)
– Informal and Shared Mobility in Low- and Middle Income Countries (ISM)
– Walking as Mode of Transport (Walking)
– Urban Freight (UF)

VREF Research Programs in Focus:

Calls in focus:


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