MAC, Mobility and Access in African Cities

Free Online Course: Essential GIS for Transport & Logistics

Starting October 2023 colleagues within the VREF MAC Network offer an opportunity to sharpen your skills on GIS for transport and logistics. 30 hours comprehensive, certified and asynchronous training will be offered via a free online course, sponsored by VREF. A short practical information follows below and full information is available in THIS FLYER (pdf).

Call for Abstracts – African Transport Research Conference 2024

We hope to see you in Cape Town Next Year – during the first African Transport Research Conference, taking place 5-7 March. The conference will be arranged and hosted by VREF and Center for Transport Studied at University of Cape Town. The deadline for the Call for Abstracts has been extended, to 1 August. See

Call for applications: Grants to catalyze curriculum change

Do you want to be part of developing new, online postgraduate courses, modules, and educational resources in areas related to urban transport and mobility at universities in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)?  The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) welcomes applications for grants to catalyze curriculum change in these areas. Extendended deadline for submission of applications is 1