Edition 6/2017
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Interconnected mobility and intelligent traffic systems are key challenges on course to smart cities. The Hamburger Hochbahn is pressing ahead and digitalisation is high on its agenda. Good figures recently presented by the company are the result of this strategy, according to Henrik Falk, CEO of Hamburger Hochbahn. In office for a year, the Berliner is at the helm of Germany’s second biggest local traffic company and his name is synonymous with digital transformation. In an interview with Hamburg News, Falk looks back on the past year and towards the future and outlines his plans for smart public transport.

This interview and other topics from Hamburg and its metropolitan region will be featured in this week’s edition of our newsletter. All topics mentioned therein are summaries of news presented in depth on the business platform Hamburg News. You can access the bilingual platform at

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