Improving transport flows of people and goods in three selected corridors of Central Baltic region.

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STAY UP TO DATE with the latest news: Newsletter #4

You are welcome to get acquainted with the latest Newsletter issued by the Baltic Loop project. Find the Newsletter (.pdf, 4.13MB) >> HERE<< . This time we invite you to read about the outcomes of the survey in three transport corridors. Qualitative data from...

Stakeholders in Latvia develop SWOT analysis to reduce traffic bottlenecks and hindrances

On September 22, a valuable working session took place in Riga within the framework of the international project Baltic Loop. Discussion participants from state and municipal institutions, Riga planning region and industry experts created a SWOT analysis on how to...

The online seminar raises the question of the importance of data for transport development

On September 15, Vidzeme Planning Region organized an online seminar “TRAFFIC AND DATA. What can we get? How to use it?" to update the importance of data in the development of the transport sector, as well as to outline how it is practically possible to obtain data,...

A vision for the spatial development perspective of the Via Hanseatica tourism and transport corridor will be developed in Vidzeme

By the end of 2020, a vision for the development of the Via Hanseatica tourism and transport corridor 2030 will be developed in the Vidzeme planning region. The expected result is a spatial development planning document that would help to improve the flow of...

Field surveys of transport bottlenecks in transport corridors: tackling of bottlenecks

Bottlenecks in the northern transport corridor (E-18; form Turku/Naantali to Vaalimaa, Russian border) have been identified through surveys, workshops and interviews. The purpose was to observe the obstacles and nodes of the transport and to find out what time it...

Identifying the bottlenecks on Middle Corridor, the rail freight perspective

Baltic Sea is one of the most heavily trafficked seas in the world. To put simply, it is a connecting point for all countries lying on the shores of it. In Estonia, the Baltic Sea has always been a highway for trade and we have been active in logistics since the...

Renewal of transport networks

The project BALTIC LOOP seeks to minimize the impact and number of different traffic hindrances or bottlenecks in three selected transport corridors running in the West-East direction within the Central Baltic Region, namely Örebro -Turku/Tallinn/Riga -St. Petersburg....

The modern Silk Road from Örebro to China

In the framework of the Baltic Loop project, Ahmed Alaeddine and Fredrik Idevall participated in the conference TRANSESTONIA. The main goal of the conference is to discuss and reach agreements on further transport development between China and Sweden via Kazakhstan,...

Welcome to read our Newsletter #3

With the increase in cargo volume nowadays, the demand for physical infrastructure might increase. However, the overall efficiency could also be improved by employing digital infrastructure and communication methods during cargo transportation. The main idea is to...

Stakeholders discuss transport development issues in Riga

On March 5 2020, the Riga Planning Region brought together stakeholders from the transport industry to find solutions for sustainable urban mobility and better quality of life in and around cities. It is acknowledged that the players in the industry are the same, so...

Newsletter #4 is available

September I 2020


Qualitative data from interviews and surveys with stakeholders have been collected – interesting information is expected to help reduce barriers to the smooth flow of transport and save time spent on the way.

We also invite you to read about the latest activities in the project, because, despite the difficult conditions created by the situation with Covid-19, the work continues.

A field survey was conducted with real-time test drives to check and detect bottlenecks in a particular transport corridor (Youtube video). Work is also underway on the development of various planning documents, as well as a number of face-to-face and online meetings and seminars.

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7 months ago

👋 Say hello to our new trainee, Linn Nordkvist! 👋

👩‍💻📚Linn is studying logistics and she will be with us at Region Örebro for 10 weeks. During these weeks she will support our ... See more

7 months ago

During these special circumstances, we would like to send warm greeting from Region Örebro county. These are some of the people who will be involved in the project and benefit from our findings. ... See more

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