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A 72-hour transport challenge for students in the city of Vaasa

Published 5.5.2021

The aim of the 72-hour transport challenge is to find multidisciplinary, innovative and user-oriented solutions for the future Vaasa region from the perspective of carbon neutral transport, effortless daily life and businesses. Have your say in future Vaasa’s urban development and brand – the best ideas could be realised!

This competition is aimed at the students of the University of Vaasa, VAMK University of Applied Sciences and Novia University of Applied Sciences. Credits are available for the participants. In addition to the universities, the competition organisers include The City of Vaasa, the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, ABB Oy, the Ministry of the Environment and its Sustainable City Program, as well as Ramboll Finland Oy.

The competition is organised in Vaasa on 26–29 October 2021, and its duration is 72 hours. The prize for the best entry is a “Liveable City’ excursion to Copenhagen. The competition entries can be in Finnish, Swedish and English; the competition materials are in English. 

New viewpoints and different education backgrounds are needed. Don’t hesitate to take part even if you don’t have experience of transport and urban planning. Further information and registration once the autumn term has started. Keep an eye out for further announcements!

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You can find out about the competition organised in Vantaa last year at or on Twitter #72tuntia