FLOU’s secret weapon, M.Sc Taru Pakkanen, is working on her master’s thesis on social impacts of transport for Aalto University’s Master’s Programme in Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering. The thesis supports the development process of Helsinki region’s land use, housing and transport systems planning. Transport impacts the health, the choices and the standard of living […]
The final event of SOHJOA-project was held in Aalto Design Factory in May 25, where Sami Mäkinen from FLOU presented latest knowledge in taking robot buses into account in strategic planning. The effects of robot buses to the transportation system, society and single consumers are defined by the attributes of the buses. Critical attributes in […]
A report called “Together with car – possibilities of sharing” has been published. The report shines light on different sharing models of private cars and their societal effects. The goal of the report was to uncover the best models for car-sharing. The NeMo-models (New Mobility) developed by FLOU were used to evaluate the potential of […]
A preliminary report about developing evaluation of land use effects in transportation projects has been published. Transportation projects have many different effects on land use and urban structure, but their treatment in current benefit-cost analyses is not completely clear or there does not exist a uniform way of evaluating these effects. To improve the situation, […]
FLOU is piloting an activity-based model for travel demand in the Greater Helsinki area. The model is constructed using MATSim simulation framework. Mobility is mostly driven by people’s needs to participate in different kinds of activities such as school, work, hobbies or errands. An activity-based travel demand model forecasts the daily traffic based on peoples’ daily activities. Activity-based travel […]
The world’s first Mobility as a Service conference takes place in Tampere on November 28-29. FLOU participates in the conference with two presentations. The first presentation ia about scalable mobility markets and the solutions offered in the BOMaaS project. In the second presentation FLOU showcases their custom-made tool for assessing the effects of shared rides. […]
The Finnish Innovation Agency Tekes organises a seminar on October 10 presenting the results of the BOMaaS project. The project developed central practices, a reference architecture and essential APIs for the sustainable development of the transportation markets. For more information: https://tapahtumat.tekes.fi/event/bomaas2310
FLOU is attending Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology which takes place on September 18-21. In addition FLOU participates in Slush Singapore held at the same time.
INRO Model City Helsinki is organised on September 15. FLOU takes part in the seminar by presenting custom-made tools to assess the impacts of shared rides.
Transport and Land Use seminar is held 4.-5.10. in Helsinki. FLOU holds a presentation about travel time savings and travel time budget theory. The presentation is held in Finnish. Additional information (in Finnish): https://koulutus.fcg.fi/Default.aspx?tabid=342&id=8478