Events

Results 2018

WS1: Pass counting

BEST Seminar 2019

 

 

BEST Info

Web report

BEST Web report

The results from the BEST Surveys conducted from 2001 until today are available through a web based reporting solution. You can log in to the application here. If you need a username and password, please contact BEST project manager.

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Register as a user

Register as a user of the web site

To get access to the password restricted area of this web site you have to register. Everybody that is working in one of the organisations participating in BEST could register as a user. To register click here - click at the button "Sign up" and fill out the form with the following information:

 

  •  First name
  •  Last name
  •  Username (of your own choice)
  •  Password (of your own choice)
  •  E-mail

 

Click "Register" and the registration process is completed. The BEST project manager will give you access to the site in a couple of days.

As a registered user you get access to the restricted area of this web site.

 

BEST Organising Committee

BEST Organising Committee

Sini Puntanen, BEST Chair, Director of Department, Transport System and Research, HSL

Marko Vihervuori, BEST Vice Chairman, Head of Group, Traffic Surveys, HSL (Marko.Vihervuori@hsl.fi)

Kjetil Vrenne, BEST Project Coordinator, ECAS, (kjetil.vrenne@vrenne-enable.no) +47 922 53 471

 

BEST Annual Seminar 2019

The annual BEST seminar will take place in Helsinki on the 28th and 29th of March 2019, so save the dates in your calendar. More information about the venue and program will follow, but a preliminary version of the program is available here. For practical info about the seminar click here. To register as a participant, click here.

Workshops 2019

The first BEST workshop in 2019 will focus on "Passenger counting". It will be held in Helsinki in May. A preliminary program is to be found here. To register, click here.

The other workshop topics are:

  • Travel behavior and customer surveys. How to optimize them? 
  • How do we motivate customers to pay? 
  • How to take charge of customer response? Including visit to the new Customer Center.

 

Workshop about demand responsive service – presentations published

The BEST workshop about “Demand responsive services and how to develop public transport services for sparsely populated areas" was held in Oslo the 8th of November 2018.

Eight very interesting presentations were made. They are now available for download here (requires login).

Presentations from workshop in Helsinki published

The presentations from the workshop in Helsinki about "Operator contracts and incentive models. How to design and follow up on contracts and incentive models." has been published. You can find the documents here (requires login). 

BEST WS 2 - 2018

Program for workshop about "Demand responsive services" updated

WS 3: Demand responsive services and how to develop public transport services for sparsely populated areas. Oslo, 8th of November 2018. An updated preliminary program can be found here and you can register as a participant here.

Presentations from BEST workshop in Copenhagen published

The presentations from the workshop "How do we work with structured and unstructured data? How do we create value on the rapidly growing amount of data?" held in Copenhagen, on the 26th of September is now available for download. Click on this link (requires login). There were 16 participants representing HSL, SLL, Ruter, Skyss, Movia, Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and Bus og Tog at the workshop. 

BEST Survey results for 8 first months of 2018 published

The web report has now been updated with results for the 8 first months of 2018. Geneva still has the highest citizen satisfaction score, followed by Oslo and Helsinki. Copenhagen enjoys the largest increase in overall satisfaction with public transport, compared with 2017. For more results, go to https://best.scandinfo.se.

 

Program for WS 2 about operator contracts and finalised  

WS 2: Operator contracts and incentive models. How to design and follow up on contracts and incentive models.  Helsinki, 11th of October 2018. The finalised program can be found here

 

BEST Key figure database:

The BEST key figure database has now been updated with figures for 2017. If you want more info about the key figure database, contact:

Tobias Sankowsky, Ruter
Noora Tervahauta, HSL
Theis Axel Hansen, Movia
Björn Marklund, SLL/TF

 

Per Gellert new BEST Chairman

Per Gellert has replaced Eskil Thuesen as chairman for BEST for the remaining part of Movias chairmanship. Per Gellert is VP of Traffic and Planning in Movia. 

Per Gellert

 

BEST Annual Seminar 2018 in Malmö

The BEST Annual Seminar 2018 will take place on the 8th and 8th of March 2018 in Malmö, Sweden.

The seminar will start with "A presentation of Skånetrafiken and how we are developing public transport in the region of Skåne" by Carl Björklund. 

Ruter will present learnings from the introduction of a congestion charge on car traffic in the Oslo toll ring system, which increased the average cost of passing the toll points in the rush hour with almost 50 %. In its second presentation Ruter will address another hot topic: "Shared mobility in the immediate future – building a transport network for autonomous vehicles".

The public transport in the Rotterdam/Den Haag region (MRDH) will present “it’s all about travel time”. How MRDH is using its main goal ‘reducing travel time’ for policy making, projects and contracting transport operators. A story of success and failure by Pim Uijtdewilligen (MRDH).

The final program is available here. Practical information about the seminar can be found here

Malmø

 

Join our group on LinkedIn

BEST have established a group on LinkedIn ® to make it even easier to maintain and develop a network with other public transport professionals. To join the group, click on this link.

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Links:

European Commission - Mobility & Transport: http://ec.europa.eu/transport/index_en.htm

European Bus System of the Future: http://www.ebsf.eu/

European Metropolitan Transport Authorities (EMTA): http://www.emta.com

EUROCITIES mobility: http://www.eurocities.eu/main.php

POLIS (Cities and Regions for Better Transport): http://www.polisnetwork.eu/

EPOMM Managing mobility for a better future: http://www.epomm.eu/