Our Topics

Who we are

  • Private research institute for traffic and social analysis
  • Scientific partner for technological development in traffic and mobility
  • Interdisciplinary research team includes sociologists, psychologists and educationalists

What we do

  • Social analysis of traffic and mobility covering the 5 dimensions of the diamond:

Diamant

 

  • Investigation of the influence of technical measures on human behaviour
  • Scientific consultation for traffic policy
  • Research in traffic safety and traffic consultancy
  • Life style analysis
  • Quality of life research
  • Training for drivers, driver improvement, diagnosis [link: Infar]
  • State of the Art (SOA) – desktop research, literature research
  • Best-practice analysis
  • Lectures and participation in international workshops and symposia

Our Competences

Know-how and experience in coordination and performance of national and European projects on traffic and mobility

Expertise in specific fields of mobility:

  • Motives and motivation of road users
  • Needs of diverse social groups (e.g. pedestrians, bicycle riders, children, elderly road users)
  • Effect of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) on driving behaviour
  • HMI (Human Machine interface)
  • Accessible mobility

Research methods for social sciences:

  • Focus groups
  • Survey research
  • Statistical analysis
  • Expert Interviews
  • Usability-tests
  • Scientific evaluation of newly developed technologies, traffic safety campaigns etc.
  • Observation of traffic behaviour (“Wiener Fahrprobe”)
  • Observation of conflicts in traffic
  • Video observation