Finding the missing puzzle piece within the accessible travel chain

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.

A framework of collaboration designed to last

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.

Tomorrow Together

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.

Accessible Travel Chains

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

Life Event Services for a Dignified Old Age

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

Flexibility and resilience: lessons from a journey of design intervention

The public transport system in Finland has issues with working with each other. What is needed is to create a structure for collaboration. Together with the Ministry of Transport & Communications (LVM), Traficom, and the service providers HSL and VR, group 2A looks closer at how to achieve effective collaboration to ensure accessibility in the public transport system.

Puzzle pieces to the vantage point

This blog picks up the problem framing stage around the ‘Dignified old age’ brief and explores further identifying a point of intervention and how to go about it reflectively. How could we solve multiple challenges we faced through strategic interventions that impact the whole system?