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International Transportation – Issue 1 | 2016

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Smarter on the move : Green transport – digital mobility

Issue 1   |   May 2016

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Smarter on the move : Professor José Manuel Viegas, Secretary-General of the International Transport Forum, with his statement in english issue 1-2016

José Viegas, Secretary-General. © International Transport Forum

Transport must get serious about cutting carbon

José Viegas, Secretary-General, International Transport Forum

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Comparison of automated transport modes
Synergies for driverless rail transport
Viola Klingkusch
Yigit Fidansoy

Green vehicles
The trade-off between environmental and climate policies
Antje-Mareike Dietrich

Energy-efficient two-wheelers in Southeast Asia
Policy options for transformational change of two-wheeler mobility in Malaysia
Friedel Sehlleier
Julia Nagel
Rico Krueger


Cargo bikes –  Sustainable logistics in Germany and beyond
Kristin Eichwede
Michel Arnd

Providing solutions to air quality challenges
German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility as a solutions network
Michel Arnd – GPSM
Robert Heinecke – Breeze
Tina Hensel – Green City Solutions
Florian Pfäfflin – IVU Umwelt

Deutsche Bahn in Down Under
The role of DB Engineering & Consulting in the Canberra light rail project
Robert Wagner


Bangkok’s Purple Line on the way
Standard system solution for complete planning of rolling stock and staff

Intelligent management of  traffic congestion
Intelligent traffic cones for automatic recording and dissemination of information regarding traffic backlogs
Joachim Schade
René Schönrock

Industrial intent platforms for Logistics 4.0
Christian Krüger


Possibilities and limits of urban transport services in developing countries
The case study of motorcycle taxis and minibuses in N’Djamena, the capital of Chad
Nadmian Ndadoum
Doumdé Marambaye
Tatoloum Amane

Emotion-sensitive automation of air traffic control
Adapting air traffic control automation to user emotions
Jörg Buxbaum
Nicholas Hugo Müller
Peter Ohler
Linda Pfeiffer
Paul Rosenthal
Georg Valtin

Multi-objective trajectory optimization
Modern trajectory optimization affects more criteria than fuel-burn and time of flight
Judith Rosenow
Stanley Förster
Martin Lindner
Hartmut Fricke

The multi-modal customer
Customer needs and preferences in a world of connected mobility
Sophia von Berg
Andreas Graff

Cooperative advanced driver assistance systems
Technological measures for data privacy compliance
Hubert Jaeger
Lars Schnieder

Projects in a nutshell
An overview of selected mobility research projects

  • Robotic falcon to scare away birds at airports
  • Wireless communication  between vehicles in a 5G world
  • Real environmental data in real time for simulations
  • Self-driving mining truck
  • Flake-like nanoparticles offer reliable rust protection
  • Liquid electricity: The world’s first formic-acid-powered city bus