The Mobility Lab has a new member – a mobility study specialist Elise Jalonen. Here is a small interview with her. Welcome, Elise! Why did you choose geography? I have many sides to me and very different interests. I love being in a formal setting, doing presentations or data analysis. On the other hand, I… Continue reading A new member joins the team!
This year’s lecture series, which focused on evidence-based solutions for just and sustainable urban mobility, is now complete. Our lab hosted the lecture series “Mobility Analysis and Planning for Human-Scale Cities” for the second year. This time, it featured eight experts with diverse disciplinary backgrounds from Estonia, Finland, the U.S., and Canada. The recordings of… Continue reading Wrapping up the online lecture series “Mobility Analysis and Planning for Human-Scale Cities”
Last week I was lucky and proud to represent the Mobility Lab at Velo-city 2023 in Leipzig. Velo-city is the world’s largest and most famous international cycling conference having been held since 1980 and now taking place every year with roughly 1500 participants. The overarching theme for this year was leading the transition, i.e., how… Continue reading Karl Saidla at Velo-city 2023 in Leipzig
Registration for the lecture series is open! Find out more from this website Already for the second time, the Mobility Lab of the University of Tartu invites all people interested in mobility analysis, transport planning and urban liveability to take part in the public online lecture series “Mobility Analysis and Transport Planning for Human-Scale Cities”. … Continue reading Our online lecture series starts again!
Postitus eesti keeles The Mobility Lab has a new member – a specialist Jürgen Öövel, who also is an undergraduate in Geography! In order to get to know him better, he answered to three questions. Welcome, Jürgen! Why did you choose geography? Ever since I was a small kid, I have had a pull toward… Continue reading A new member joins the team!
Another year is passing by, and it is time to look back to its glories and challenges! The highlight of the year was most certainly the 8th Mobile Tartu Conference and the related PhD Course, held both in Palamuse and in Tartu on June 28–30. The conference was a happy post-pandemic reunion of the mobility… Continue reading Year 2022 for the Mobility Lab
We are delighted to announce that Professor Matthew Zook from the University of Kentucky, USA, and Professor Jukka M. Krisp from Augsburg University, Germany, have been nominated to the Visiting Professors of the Mobility Lab and the Department of Geography of the University of Tartu starting from January 2023. This will continue and formalise our… Continue reading New Visiting Professors Nominated
On September 12-14, the 17th International Conference on Location Based Services took place in Munich. The conference was held on the roof floor of one of the Technical University of Munich buildings, and from the balconies surrounding it, there was a view of a warm and sunny city hastily preparing for Oktoberfest. Our Mobility Lab… Continue reading Mobility Lab at the International Conference on Location Based Services
On June 29-30, human mobility researchers all over the world gathered again in Tartu for the eighth international Mobile Tartu Conference and PhD Course, which focused on mobility and mobile big data-based research. This was a happy in-person reunion of the research community after the last Mobile Tartu conference in 2020 was held virtually. This… Continue reading Reflections from the Mobile Tartu 2022 Conference and the PhD Course
Author: Karl Saidla Winter darkness is for real here. In December, the sun comes up after 9, and disappears between 3 and 3:30. If you are going or coming home from work or school, or doing any other kind of extra curricular activity, it will be dark. It is also cold. Not as cold on… Continue reading Warm light for a cold winter night in Tartu