VS - Transport Systems
Society and economy require efficient, safe, financially viable and environmentally friendly mobility. Public transportation should provide a special contribution for that purpose.
Designing, implementing and operating public transport systems are challenging activities: New focal points with high traffic volumes often establish far away from historically developed infrastructures. Rebuilding and expanding infrastructure requires long periods of time, as well as substantial investments.
Public transportation systems must anticipate such undertaking development as well as proactively consider future market requirements, resulting in a need to constantly increase efficiency and effectiveness.
Passenger transportation system evaluation and decision support
Integration of rail freight transport systems in logistic chains
System performance and stability
Rail infrastructure management
Furthermore, the chair is committed to questions dealing with regulatory changes and liberalization in the transport sector.