Karlsruhe’s RegioMOVE project has secured a booking platform

Posted: 5 March 2018 | | No comments yet

Aiming to bring many mobility services together, the RegioMOVE project requires a single booking and planning platform, which has been confirmed to be developed by INIT…

Karlsruhe’s RegioMOVE project has secured a booking platform

Karlsruhe’s flagship project, RegioMOVE, was launched in December 2017 and will now be integrated onto a single planning and booking platform developed by INIT.

The platform is to enable as many of the mobility services in the Karlsruhe Technology Region joining together, including bike rentals, bus networks and rail connections.

To continue increasing mobility in the region, numerous mobility services will be gathered at various mobility hubs, or ports, in the coming years. In the future, passengers will be able to switch between different modes of transport easily at these ports.

The location assessment process is already underway for these mobility hubs. The next step will be to develop the IT infrastructure for the required booking platform and devise a comprehensive concept for the various tariffs and contracts within the mobility network. 

INIT uses open application programming interfaces (API) that allow seamless integration of the data and systems from different partners. This will help ensure the success of RegioMOVE because the different modules of the individual mobility providers must all be incorporated. INIT solutions are always modular in construction, so setting up the RegioMOVE booking platform is easy and cost-effective.

Other companies and institutions are also working under the umbrella of the Karlsruhe Technology Region, as part of the flagship RegioMOVE project and are working together to demonstrate the strength of the Karlsruhe region and its Cluster for Transport Excellence when it comes to developing innovative IT solutions for transportation systems.

“Mobility concepts made in Karlsruhe are in high demand all over the world. The pool of in-depth expertise from research, industry and transportation companies, combined with the support of political bodies, has created a unique ecosystem for mobility innovation. These form the ideal foundations for RegioMOVE. This flagship project will substantially influence not only the future of mobility in our country, but far beyond,” said INIT CEO, Jürgen Greschner.

The total costs associated with the RegioMOVE project amount to approximately €6.6 million. The state of Baden-Württemberg and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) are contributing approximately €4.9 million towards the RegioMOVE project.