Actors

Numerous actors from the private sector, civil society, research and public authorities have co-operated tirelessly to make “Vision Zero” (cutting the number of traffic deaths to zero) a reality.

businesses
  • Altran Technologies is a global company operating primarily in high technology and innovation consultancy and has a staff of over 24,000 employees in more than 20 countries and a turnover of EUR 1.756 bn in 2014. Altran Innovation Makers have been providing their expertise for over thirty years to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway, and Telecoms sectors, among others. Covering every stage of project development from strategic planning to manufacturing, Altran solutions capitalize on the Group’s technological know-how in five key areas: Innovative Product Development, Intelligent Systems, Lifecycle Experience, Mechanical Engineering, and Information Systems. Based in Frankfurt am Main, the Altran Germany has a staff of 3,000 employees.

  • Smartphone distraction in traffic is a huge problem. You can solve this problem with an application in your own look and feel. It’s a perfect tool for improving road safety, building a better image and receiving valuable free Publicity.

  • As a globally established provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS), Kapsch TrafficCom makes an important contribution to greater safety and efficiency in road traffic.

    The portfolio includes solutions for toll collection, city access control and parking space management, traffic management, traffic monitoring, commercial vehicle monitoring, electronic vehicle registration and V2X cooperative systems. The solutions of Kapsch TrafficCom help finance traffic infrastructure, improve traffic safety, optimize traffic flows and reduce traffic-related environmental impacts.

    The current core business lies in the development, installation and operation of electronic toll and traffic management systems. Our end-to-end solutions cover the entire value creation chain of our customers, from components and subsystems for their integration all the way to regular operation, all from a single source.

     

    Kapsch TrafficCom AG

    http://www.kapsch.net

  • MobilityPartners, based in Munich, provides consulting, engineering and innovation for various questions around traffic and mobility. MobilityPartners cooperates with OEMs, Tier-1, local authorities, startups and transport companies as well as other organizations in the mobility market. In fields like mobility trends, automation, digitalization, mobility platforms, transportation systems and traffic management MobilityPartners offers individually tailored methods and solutions as well as concept developments. With many years of extensive experience in the monitoring and implementation of research and industrial projects from the initial idea to their successful completion MobilityPartners supports you to shape the future of mobility

  • We are hardware startup involved in the design and manufacture of electric bicycle systems. Our focus is on building the first universal bicycle trailer with electrical motor assistance. The trailer can be used with any normal or electric bicycle as a child or goods transportation solution. Due to the innovative sensor technology and motor assistance, the trailer carries its own weight and automatically follows the bicycle.

  • For our clients, we plan and optimise in all transport systems. As a member of PTV Group, we are familiar with high methodical standards. Committed to customer benefits we develop innovative and comprehensive solutions. Our teams provide a wide range of skills and expertise. Our projects are characterised by integrated, interdisciplinary and holistic approaches. This provides high value, sustainability and enduring solutions.

    For more information, see the interview of Peter Mott, Director Business Development at PTV .

    PTV Transport Consult GmbH

    http://consult.ptvgroup.com/en/home/

  • SM!GHT is an artifical term, composed from the following words: smart.city.light. In this way SM!GHT does not just stand for individual products, but for new infrastructure solutions, with which EnBW will accompany its customers on the path of changing infrastructure. Today and in the future. So a street light becomes the basis of the urban infrastructure, which fulfils needs, thinks ahead and fills people with enthusiasm.

  • SOTI is the world's most trusted provider of Enterprise Mobility Management solutions (EMM), with over 15,000 enterprise customers and millions of devices managed worldwide. SOTI's flagship product, MobiControl, allows enterprises to enable, optimize and secure their mobile workforce across all platforms to support corporate-liable and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies. SOTI extends secure mobility management beyond basic EMM to provide a total solution for comprehensive management and security of mobile devices deployed in an organization.

  • Transportation is one of the key aspect of urban environment. Moving to the smart city model is the only way to optimize the activities of the active citizens and save time, money, and reduce pollution. Major pillar in the smart city concept is the transportation. Especially traffic optimization and public transport. Telelink adresses all those issues delivering full set of systems and an unified software platform, enabling conglomerates to migrate and evolve into smart cities.

consultancies
  • Delphi Automotive PLC is a leading global supplier of technologies for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets. Headquartered in Gillingham, England, Delphi operates major technical centers, manufacturing sites and customer support services in 32 countries, with regional headquarters in Bascharage, Luxembourg; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Shanghai, China and Troy, Michigan, U.S. Delphi delivers innovation for the real world with technologies that make cars and trucks safer as well as more powerful, efficient and connected.

  • With our three hundred employees we are consulting on projects of high national political and public interest for sustainable metropolitan & mobility solutions. We manage project volumes of about 20 billion Euro summarized. Our key customers are: World Bank, KfW, EU, governments, authorities, airports, infrastructure operators, automotive and aerospace industry and utility companies.

  • Ingenieurbüro Dipl.-Ing. H. Vössing GmbH was founded in 1980 and is now one of the leading consulting companies in the fields of construction and traffic systems. As part of the Vössing Holding, the company has access to a team of 550 experts around the world. The company offers design and consultancy services in Germany and various other European and Asian countries. As well as the headquarter in Düsseldorf, Vössing has offices in another 13 cities in Germany and 5 countries worldwide. The company provides a comprehensive range of services, including complex infrastructure projects from the idea to design stage via the preparation of expert reports to monitoring and control. The range of working areas covers engineering services around mobility in the areas of railways, underground and urban railways, roads, airports and harbours, further also urban planning and civil and hydraulic engineering. Ingenieurbüro Vössing is able to provide services as a general planner across all technical fields, as well as a specialist for individual areas, as requested by the client. Specially developed software enables us to react and adapt flexibly to clients’ wishes and project requirements as they arise. Sticking to budgets and deadlines while at the same time ensuring quality requirements forms the basis for the companies work. Since 2000, the company has been certified in accordance with standard ISO 9001.

    Ingenieurbüro Vössing

    http://www.voessing.com/

  • Luvent Consulting is an economic development consultancy with headquarters in Berlin, Germany. With their innovative approach and sound track record operating in over 70 countries, the team of Luvent Consulting is providing quality solutions to their private and public sector clients worldwide. They are specialised in integrating the cross-cutting issues of digitalisation and sustainability to the broad spectrum of economic development services they offer.

    Luvent Consulting's focus areas in infrastructure and transport are: Sustainable urban mobility, traffic and climate change, access to infrastructure in rural areas, road safety and green logistics.

  • PB CONSULT designs urban mobility with the highest levels of elaboration, innovation and sustainability.

    By combining expertise in the fields of engineering, economy, city planning, geography and marketing, our team uses all its knowledge and skills to provide comprehensive services in all traffic-related areas.

    PB CONSULT offers best-in-class expertise in all fields of competence that are relevant for the creation of urban mobility solutions:

    CONCEPTION x INFRASTRUCTURE x SURVEYS x MARKETING x QUALITY MEASUREMENT x MOBILITY RESEARCH

  • Creating the mobility of tomorrow: rms GmbH (Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund Servicegesellschaft mbH) provides carefully thought-out solutions in all areas of transport, especially public transport. We have planned, consulted and provided services in over 3,000 national and international projects. Together with our customers, we meet the current and future challenges of public transport across the following subject areas: Information and Sales Systems, Organisational Consulting and IT Solutions, Data Management, Mobile Services, Transport and Market Research, Quality Management, Customer Support and Editorial Department.

  • The urban concepts GmbH deals with sustainability-oriented projects in different planning areas, especially mobility, housing and urban development. The link between research and practical implementation as well as an interdisciplinary approach are our special strengths.

    urbane konzepte GmbH

    http://www.urbane-konzepte.de

academia, networks and institutions
  • The ADFC’s mission is clear: to make more people cycle more often and longer distances. We strive to make Germany a cycling nation

  • The generel goal of the AGFS is to create future-oriented, lively and cosy cities. Cities which are valued by their inhabitants and where individual movement is considered to be fun.

  • How will people live and work in the future? Asking this and similar questions, researchers at Fraunhofer IAO apply their findings in practice to achieve concrete results. Our experts shape the interaction between humans, technology and organization with a view to the whole, keeping each customer’s specific needs in mind.

    Fraunhofer IAO understands cities as complex and holistic systems. Urban processes are becoming increasingly connected and tightly interwoven – not least due to digitization. Together with forward-looking stakeholders, Fraunhofer IAO develops system innovations that range from city-wide transformation processes and new home and work concepts to solutions that address mobility, urban governance and demographic change.

  • Verkehrsclub Deutschland (VCD) is an association for sustainable mobility. It was founded in 1986 and has about 55.000 members and supporters. VCD offers information on sustainable means of transportation, initiates projects and lobbies for sustainable mobility.

    VCD stands up for more public transport, more cycling, more walking and better traffic safety. That means:

    -more buses and trains, better service in public transport
    -better conditions for cycling and walking
    -climate and environmental protection
    -reduction of air pollution

  • VCDB VerkehrsConsult Dresden-Berlin GmbH is a regional, national and international operating consulting and planning company which provides its clients with objective and independent consultancy services and sustainable solutions concerning all aspects of public transport. Hereby, VCDB’s comprehensive range of expertise and operational know-how is the basis for practical-oriented and forward-looking results in the following fields of business:

    -Rail Vehicle Technology
    -Transport Planning/Transport Engineering
    -Traffic Telematics
    -Infrastructure Planning
    -Electric Mobility
    -Assistance in Operation

  • About 600 companies performing public passenger transport and rail freight transport in Germany are organised in the “Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen” (VDV = Association of German Transport Companies). The VDV advises and supports its member companies and politicians, supports the exchange of experience and know-how between the members and prepares technical, operational, legal and economic principles. The VDV also represents the interests of its member companies towards parliaments, authorities, industry and other institutions. Therefore, the VDV has offices in Brussels (European office) and Berlin (capital office) besides its head office in Cologne. The regional interests of the member companies are defended by nine regional groups. Moreover, six general committees and 19 expert committees are dealing with the special challenges of the sector. More than 400 experts in very different fields do voluntary work in these committees, which results in rules (VDV Recommendations and VDV Reports).

    Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen e. V. (VDV)

    http://www.vdv.de/

  • The Zweirad-Industrie-Verband e.V. (engl.: bicycle industrial association) is the national representation of interests and a qualified service provider for the German and international bicycle industry. This includes manufacturers and importers of bicycles, components, accessories and e-bikes.

    Zweirad-Industrie-Verband e.V.

    http://www.ziv-zweirad.de/

Fact and Figures

Did you know that in Germany:

  • The number of annual traffic deaths has dropped from more than 19,000 in 1970 to 3,250 in 2013
  • 100 cities in Germany with a population of more than 50,000 have achieved zero traffic fatalities in at least one of the past four years – in fact, four cities have had no traffic fatalities since 2009
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