New app helps you travel more sustainably – everyone who wants to can participate

Mon 05 Dec 2022 07:18

Östersund municipality, with Mid Sweden University as a partner, has created the app Resvis, which gives you information about travel options and climate emissions.Now they are looking for test subjects for promotion and competition from December 5 to January 29.

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The goal of the Resvis app is for residents to choose more sustainable and climate-smart modes of transport and routes. In the app you see which of your travel routes gives the least carbon dioxide emissions, you can measure the health effects by choosing a certain mode of transport while collecting bonus points by choosing a more sustainable means of transport.

Students have helped test the app

The Department of Ecotechnology has been involved in helping the municipality develop the app and several student projects have tested and evaluated it.

- I think that this investment is in line with the municipality's climate ambitions and that it is important to try different solutions to find new ways to reduce our climate impact. It's fun and educational to work together, says Anna Longueville, the municipality's contact person at Ekoteknik.

The app is available for download on Östersund municipality's website and everyone who wants to can participate and use it during the campaign period 5 December to 29 January. Everyone who participates and who receives bonus points is entered into the prize draw.

Here you can read more – and download the app


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The page was updated 12/5/2022