The project aims to evaluate and shed light on the latest period in the transport policy process En bättre sits. En bättre sits is a transport policy process administered by Mälardalsrådet, to influence the infrastructure planning and investments in the region to further regional development.
Nordregio is commissioned to conduct an evaluations study focusing on a timeframe between May 2018- May 2020. The study aims:
- To shed light on the collaboration En bättre sits and describe the process and effects of the strengthened collaboration between actors involved.
- Place the process within the research context about governance models in regional development and planning
- Analyse what has worked well and less well, in order to show opportunities for improvement in the internal governance processes and further development in En bättre sits.
- Highlight the process En bättre sits as a relevant/good example for international co-operation and contribute to the dialogue on how to develop governance models in regional development.
The last process period of En Bättre sits includes eight regions and municipalities in the regions as well as several other public and private actors.