This Programme has been prepared by the Consultative Committee on Road Safety, and it is designed to achieve an improvement in road safety in the period 2006 to 2010. Safety is a primary concern in all forms of transport. In road traffic the guiding vision is that fatalities and serious injuries
Intelligent solutions make travel easier and more predictable for citizens whether they choose to commute in their own vehicle or by public transportation.
The aim of intelligent transport is to shift the focus of transport policy away from the construction and maintenance of the transport network
The Energy & Transport Programme was established after a decision by the Nordic Prime Ministers in 2009, and is a unique initiative combining the sectors of transportation and energy.
The Energy & Transport Programme has funded projects that contribute to the strengthening of the Nordic region’s
Swedish manufacturers of vehicles export the majority of their products and sell them on a global market which has significant future growth potential. The export markets for road vehicles are likely to expand considerably, for example in Asia. The public sector has invested billions in the railway
The Swedish Road Administration is the central administrative agency commissioned with the overall responsibility (sectoral responsibility) for the entire road transportation system. Within the framework of its sectoral responsibility, the Road Administration is to assume a leading role in promoting
The environmental impacts of heavy-duty vehicles are considerable, both regarding emissions of carbon dioxide and toxic compounds. Especially in urban conditions heavy-duty vehicles contribute to air quality problems. Biofuels for transport are being vividly discussed at the moment. The best biofuel
Many European cities have defined a clear vision of their future goals. People want cities to be enjoyable and safer. This is worth striving for also in Finland. Transport is an important instrument that can bring us closer or further from these goals. Transport should provide us with accessibility
In August 2003, the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications published an accessibility strategy "Towards Accessible Transport". The document was prepared in co-operation with different Ministries, the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities and public organisations operating