Tag Archives: Helsinki

Helsinki – a traffic lab

“I now declare Finland as the country for open traffic experiments – Finland is a Traffic Lab,” proclaimed Henna Virkkunen, Finland’s transport and local government minister, in June. Sounds great, doesn’t it? This great news I learned from the on the online IT magazine ZDNet (thanks John!): Helsinki has an ambitious plan for its future. By […]

A world divided

I am writing about modern stratification processes in the Gothenburg and Helsinki area for my research project and it is horrifying to see how groups of people still today are divided into different categories and how some places are stigmatized according to the people who live there. I am also thinking about Hannah’s and my […]