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2012. April 25.

The survey results were presented at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

On 12th of April, 2012 the USEmobility survey results were introduced for more than 60 high-level representatives of the German rail industry, transportation companies, civil society organizations and political decision makers at the meeting of the supporting members and members of the Allianz pro Schiene (Pro-Rail Alliance).

2012. April 16.

Decision makers all see the necessity for improving public transport in Croatia

This fact is one of the findings of the USEmobility survey and a series of interviews that were conducted with decision makers last year in six European countries. People were asked about mobility and changes to the means of transport used for their journeys. In Croatia this survey was unique as it was the first one that aimed to find out the citizens’ reasons as to why they changed their mobility behavior towards more eco-friendly means of transport like trains, buses and bicycles.

2012. April 2.

USEmobility project film was shot in 5 countries

We asked local people to be actors in our film. We found a mother with a child in Austria, a business manager in Germany, and old people in Hungary who use the local public transport every day: to work, to the shops, for leisure activities. They need different services but they all have something in common...

2012. January 18.

The success of public transport

What is the secret of success for public transport? What are the prerequisites for public transport to succeed? Where can examples for successful public transport be found in urban and rural environments? These are the three key questions discussed by the present VCÖ publication on the success of public transport.

2011. December 16.

Environmental Policy and Household Behavioural Change

The OECD project aims at better understanding household environmental behaviour in order to improve policies targeting residential energy use, water consumption, transport choices, organic food consumption, and waste generation and recycling. 

2011. December 16.

The social balance of road and rail transport in Hungary

Scientifically based correct information about the social balance of transport is indispensible for the national and local governments in order to make the right decisions concerning transport investments and pricing (taxation etc.) of transport. However, different experts often express greatly differing opinions on the content and size of the costs and benefits of transport.

2011. June 24.

USEmobility-Survey has started successfully

After extensive preparation and pretesting, the fieldwork for the USEmobility survey started in June. In six European countries, a representative sample of the population is being asked about mobility and changes to the means of transport used for the journey.

2011. June 24.

Presentations of USEmobility in Croatia

Besides the surveys, maybe the most important step of USEmobility project is addressing the target groups. Dissemination of the project is done by all partners in several European countries. Thus, the Croatian partner Pro-Rail Alliance, Croatia, has so far presented the project on several occasions.

2011. June 24.

Trends in European mobility

A closer look at Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Hungary and the Netherlands and their development shows that the trend of intensive car use, which has been observable throughout Europe for years and decades, is no longer as pronounced as it used to be, at least in some countries. 

2011. March 12.

Rail travel increases while car travel shrinks

Berlin. According to the latest data from the Federal Statistics Office (destatis), passenger rail transport continued to grow in 2010.

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