The Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis (KiM) provides knowledge inputs for the preparation of mobility policy at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management. We carry out our own research and collect the results of studies conducted elsewhere. We ensure that the ministry is able to develop policy with a sound knowledge base. We do this by analysing and explaining developments, doing exploratory studies, drawing up scenarios and analysing the effects of policy instruments.
High climate awareness, intention to fly less often?
18-07-2023 | 08:50
Leisure travellers with a high level of climate awareness say that they want to fly less. Whether they actually fly less depends on how their climate awareness stacks up against other factors, such as how much they flew as children ...
Accelerating the influx of compact electric cars is needed
18-07-2023 | 08:45
The share of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in the Dutch passenger car fleet rose to 3.7% in December 2022. The increase was the consequence of the influx of new and imported used BEVs. Sales of used vehicles also increased, although ...
People with a migration background less mobile
13-06-2023 | 11:18
People with a migration background are less mobile than those without a migration background. They stay at home more often for a whole day. When they do go out, they tend to travel a shorter total distance and visit fewer destinations. Nevertheless, people with ...
Analysing energy efficiency, costs and land use for carbon neutral driving, sailing and flying
09-09-2022 | 12:06
A wind farm the size of the province of Utrecht would be needed to provide carbon neutral electricity for all current road vehicles in the Netherlands if these were to be battery-electric vehicles. Energy carriers such as hydrogen ...
Difference in car-dependency between urban and non-urban areas is growing in the Netherlands
22-02-2022 | 09:03
Outside the larger cities in the Netherlands, the number of car-dependent people is growing, as the travel distance to employment, social network and facilities is increasing, while at the same time public transport becomes less attractive ...
Video presentation Mobility Report 2021
04-04-2022 | 09:49
In the Mobility Report 2021, the KiM Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis details the developments in mobility during the coronavirus year 2020, as well as providing ...