Institut für Verkehrsplanung und Transportsysteme, ETH Zürich
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Weidmann, Ulrich, Prof.

Ulrich Weidmann

ETH Zurich
Prof. Ulrich Weidmann
Institute for Transport Planning and Systems (IVT)
HIL F 13.1
Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5
8093 Zurich

Phone: +41 44 633 33 50

Emphasis of the Chair

Both society and economy demand mobility that is efficient, safe and environmentally friendly. Especially public transportation systems are expected to play a vital role in this. Consequently, its design and operation are challenging tasks.

Settlement areas are in constant change and oftentimes their development leaves the historically grown patterns. Infrastructure investments however, are long term measures, making optimization of processes, as well as information and control systems crucial for capacity increases. At the same time, technical and operational availability are to be increased along with safety, efficiency and effectiveness of public transportation systems.

Support in dealing with these tasks is provided by the transportation systems group`s research focuses:

Additional subjects of interest to Professor Weidmann are:


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