Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (VBB) - Articles and news items

ITS & Transport Management supplement 2014

Issue 2 2014, Supplements  •  30 April 2014  •  Sampo Hietanen, Jürgen Roß

In our latest free-to-view ITS & Traffic Management supplement, articles come from ITS-Finland; the City of York Council; and Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg. Topics presented include the use of multi-modal transport planners and their contribution to how passengers travel in cities and even across borders…

Berlin-Brandenburg: Providing reliable passenger information

Issue 1 2014  •  3 March 2014  •  Hans-Werber Franz, Verkehsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH

Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (VBB) is Germany’s largest association in terms of area. It is a municipal association owned by the federal states of Berlin and Brandenburg as well as the cities and districts in Brandenburg. The 40 transport companies making up the association offer their transport services to the approximately six million residents and visitors to the capital’s region in the form of approximately 1,100 train and bus lines across an area of some 30,000km2. This all happens in a very diverse region – from the metropolis of Berlin with its dense and high-quality public transport network to the rural regions of Brandenburg, where the population density, in some cases less than 30 residents/km2, is making traditional public transport services increasingly difficult…