• Hamburg to become model of digital mobility

    Launch of Hamburg's real digital mobility labs - Andreas Scheuer, Germany's Minister of Transport presents concept
  • HVV launches "Switch App" to boost mobility transition

    Hamburger Hochbahn AG (Hochbahn) and the Hamburger Verkehrsverbund (HVV) launched a beta version of the new HVV Switch App (formerly Switchh) Tuesday (June 29, 2020). The new app bundles all the mobility offers in Hamburg making it the “digital heart of the Hamburg-Takt”, said Anjes Tjarks, Senator...

  • Awards for Hamburg's mobility projects

    The German Ministry of Economics (BMWi) has honoured two Hamburg-based projects focusing on inner-city mobility as part of the Innovation Prize for Real Laboratories, a press release said Tuesday (May 26, 2020). The ministry honoured nine out of 125 entries in the categories “Retrospectives...

  • Coronavirus crisis to boost the private car?

    CEO and founder of the Hamburg-based design and communications consultancy Mutabor: “This crisis is likely to boost the car as a means of mobility.”
  • HEAT ends first test phase successfully

    The first phase of the Hamburg Electric Autonomous Transportation (HEAT) research and development project has ended successfully, a press release said Monday (September 9, 2019). Test runs of the autonomous minibus began in August along a fixed route in HafenCity without passengers, but with a...

  • ioki Hamburg drives nurses and patients free of charge

    Deutsche Bahn’s ioki Hamburg on-demand service, operated in collaboration with the Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein GmbH (VHH), is providing a free 24/7 shuttle service for employees in medical centres and care facilities as well as for patients in Lurup and Osdorf, a press release said Tuesday...

  • Medical probes transported successfully by drone in Hamburg

    Six unmanned drones transported medical samples from the Bundeswehr hospital in Wandsbek to the Catholic Marienkrankenhaus in Hohenfelde in mid February as part of successful tests of the new Medfly project, a press release said Thursday (February 6, 2020). The results will form the basis for a...

  • Hamburg's residents cycle 1.1 million kilometres

    Die Aktion „Stadtradeln“ hat in Hamburg mit mehr als 1,1 Millionen gefahrene Kilometer ihr selbst gestecktes Ziel übertroffen.
  • Pedelecs added to Stadtrad rental system

    Deutsche Bahn (DB) has won a tender issued by the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and will continue to operate Stadtrad Hamburg 2.0. Then, cargo bikes with electrical support will be offered for the first time in Germany.
  • New bike routes and Bike+Ride stations in Hamburg this year

    Hamburg is aiming to boost infrastructure, expand cycle paths and improve service and communication for cyclists in 2019. New Bike+Ride stations will be added and the urban bike system will be updated and enlarged.