Press Release 176/2017

A Transport Association Turns into a Mobility Provider

Innovative Mobility Concept Planned for the Region of Karlsruhe – KIT Contributes Know-how – RegioMOVE Project Is Funded with about EUR 5 Million
The consortium partners of the RegioMOVE project consider all types of mobility. (Photo: KVV/Peter Hennrich)
The consortium partners of the RegioMOVE project consider all types of mobility. (Photo: KVV/Peter Hennrich)

Bus and train or car sharing and rental bicycles: There are many options for meeting individual mobility needs, even without a private car. The RegioMOVE project aims to pool the mobility offers in the region of Karlsruhe in a system-overlapping, interconnected, and environmentally compatible and user-friendly portfolio. Within the framework of the project funded with about EUR 5 million by the Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund (KVV, Karlsruhe transport association), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), together with regional partners, will develop a new mobility concept.

 

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More about the KIT Mobility Systems Center http://www.kit.edu/research/6720.php

Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,600 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 23,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

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