With 1.8 million inhabitants, Hamburg is Germany’s second largest city und Northern Europe’s biggest transport and logistics hub.
It is continuing its tradition as a driving force for innovative mobility solutions :
- The world’s very first public transport association was founded in Hamburg in 1965, today including 28 operators,
- 784 million passengers in 2018 on 763 bus, train and ferry services.
A growing number of innovative projects in Hamburg are transforming the city into a mobility lab. The metropolis is the leading German city in e-infrastructure and promotes state-of-the-art technologies to become a showroom for innovate mobility and logistics solutions.
One ITS lighthouse project is “HEAT” (Hamburg Electric Autonomous Transportation) coordinated by Hamburg’s leading underground and bus operator HOCHBAHN: Over a test period of four years, this research and development project is intended to demonstrate that fully automated or autonomously driving, all-electric minibuses can be used safely in urban road traffic with passengers.
European Mobility Expo will be an opportunity for mobility profesionnals to discover and to understand Hambourg’s mobility projects.