By incorporating a user-centred perspective, conducting systemic analysis, and fostering co-creation and engagement, we can transform the way we perceive and experience accessible transportation. In this last blog post we introduce our final solution, a comprehensive framework capable of achieving this transformation.
Would you like to work on your policy challenge with our talented students at Aalto University? We are looking for Finnish public organisations to provide student projects for our course Design for Government in March. If you work on sustainability transitions, governance or cross-cutting national-level challenges, please contact us! Each year we collaborate with Finnish … Read more
The Design for Government 2023 Final Show showcases inspiring examples of proactive and ‘designerly’ approaches to policy-making and public service provision. The event saw 6 talented and multidisciplinary student teams present their research and proposals responding to challenges within the Finnish public sector. This year, students addressed a record of two different project briefs, with … Read more
When putting together the puzzle, we are always trying to find a special piece from tons of them, the perfect one, the one with semi-round shapes to reach in all four directions. When thinking about our proposal for having accessible travel chains, we Urban Drifters felt were putting together a large puzzle.
This post explores a comprehensive proposal that strives to equip The Ministry of Transport and Communications (LVM) with a resilient framework centered around collaboration. This multilayered structure is purposefully designed to endure and foster a renewed perspective on accessibility among all the organizations involved in Finland’s public transport travel chain.
In collaboration with the Digital Population and Data Services (DVV) and the Ministry of Finance (VM), we explored the trends surrounding Finland’s diverse and aging population. As a result, we propose Tomorrow Together – a four stages-framework that adopts a life course perspective through predictive governance and multi-party collaboration into policy making.
Project Description The National Transport System Plan for 2021-2032 (Liikenne12) is a strategic plan developed by the Finnish Government that aims to improve the country’s transportation system, which includes a description of the current state of transportation, a vision for its development by 2050, objectives and strategic guidelines, and an action plan with measures for … Read more
Project Description The Finnish Ministry of Finance has launched the Digitalisation and automation of life events and business events program to use life events as the new structure and mindset to digitalize public services and address the 2030 Digital compass (Digikompassi) goals. The program aims to define and digitalise approximately 40 of the most significant life event … Read more