The BUSREP project started in 2003 and ended in early 2008. It was funded by the Volvo Research Foundation in the "Future Urban Transport" programme.
The project was based at the nexus institute for cooperation management and interdisciplinary research in Berlin. nexus is an independent, interdisciplinary institute for applied research and cooperation with competencies in the fields of economic, social, cultural and engineering sciences. Interdisciplinary mobility and participation in planning are two of the institute’s main areas of activity.
Project management:       Dr. Hans-Liudger Dienel
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Researcher in charge:       Dr. Martin Schiefelbusch MA MSc
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Contributors: Christian Bodensteiner, Uwe Böhme, Martin Fliegel, Holger Jansen, Annika Kramer, Nancy Neugebauer and Jenny Schmithals.
Part of the research has been conducted by contractors in the countries studied. Furthermore, many people have provided material or given information in an interview. We thank all those involved for their support.


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Translations: Stefan Albrecht, Nicolas Bach, Rian van der Borgt, Holger Jansen, Louis Kaeppelin, Martin Schiefelbusch, Ola Svenonius