Program

13.00   Welcome by Dr.  Tim Richardson Professor, BYREG, NMBU

13.10   Introduction to the project - Dr. Harpa Stefansdottir Associate Professor, BYREG, NMBU

13.30   The new land use plan for the Great capital area – goals and challenges for the planning of urban structure that stimulate sustainable travel behavior - Sigurborg Ósk Haraldsdóttir, chairman of the Great capital planning committee and planning and transport committee 

13.50   Break, coffe and refreshments from Aalto bistro

14.05   Presentations of research findings from the projects          

  • Residential location and intra-metropolitan travel – what are the aggregate patterns? – Dr. Petter Næss, Professor, BYREG, NMBU
  • What are residents’ rationales for their travel behavior and activity choices? – Dr. Sebastian Peters, Associate Professor, BYREG, NMBU
  • Neighborhood characteristics and active travel – Dr. Harpa Stefansdottir, Associate Professor, BYREG NMBU
  • Daily travel patterns of young adults - Dr. Michał Czepkiewicz, Postdoctoral researcher, University of Iceland
  • Downtown dwellers’ globalized lives - Dr. Jukka Heinonen, Professor, University of Iceland 

15.45    Discussion and questions

16.00    Break

16.15    Panel discussion:

What do the research findings mean for the planning of the Reykjavik capital area to reach goals on sustainable travel behaviour?

– panel chairman Dr. Tim Richardson Professor, BYREG, NMBU

Participants in panel:

  • Haraldur Sigurdsson, project manager master plan and regional planning
  • Sigurborg Ósk Haraldsdóttir, chairman of the Great capital planning committee and planning and transport committee
  • Dr. Harpa Stefansdottir, Assosiate Professor Urban and Regional Planning, NMBU

17.00 – Wine and refreshments

 

 

Published 2. May 2019 - 14:37 - Updated 3. September 2019 - 11:29