BEST News Update # 1 - 2013

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In this issue of BEST News Update

In this issue of BEST News Update you will find info about:
  • BEST Seminar 2013
  • BEST Road shows
  • Invitation to suggest what topic we should collect benchmark data on in the BEST Survey 2013
From December 2012 SL´s Jens Plambeck (to the right) and Pernilla Helander took over as the new chairman and vice chairperson for BEST. Jens Plambeck is Director of Strategic Development at SL, and Pernilla Helander is Head of Analysis at SL.


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BEST Seminar 2013 to be held in Stockholm the 13th and 14th of June

The BEST Seminar 2013 will take place in Stockholm the 13th and 14th of June. At the seminar the results from the new web  based survey will be presented, along with the new web report. Each of the participating cities will also comment on the results and present major initiatives taken to improve public transport in their region. In addition external presenters will be invited, and the program will also include a technical visit. More information about the program will follow.

BEST Road shows

The Road Shows 2013 will be held on the following dates:

• Stockholm the 7th of May
• Oslo the 14th of May
• Helsinki the 21st of May
• Copenhagen the 23rd of May
• Geneva (to be decided)
• Vienna (to be decided)
What should be the next special topic in the BEST Survey?

From April 2013 a new special topic will be included in the BEST Survey. Do you have a suggestion on what could be the topic to look more into in 2013? Below you can see a list of topics that have been selected previously.

2008: Use of PT information channels
2009: How to finance PT service improvements
2010: Transfers
2011: Walking distance vs. frequency
2012: Comfort vs. travel time

If you have a suggestion, please let us know by sending an e-mail to BEST project manager.
Join us on LinkedIn

BEST has established a closed group on LinkedIn for its members and partners. The objective is to make it easier to create and maintain a relevant network with other PT professionals in Europe.
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Contact us
Jens Plambeck
BEST Chairman
Director of Strategic Development, SL

Pernilla Helander
BEST Vice chairperson
Head of Analysis, SL
Tel: +46 8 686 1493

Kjetil Vrenne
BEST Project Manager
Tel: +47 922 53 471
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