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We will keep you up to date by providing you with information in a nutshell - three times a year (only in German).

What would climate-neutral mobility mean for the Swiss economy?

, , , | March 14, 2018


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Greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector are to be cut sharply. How can this be achieved with the best outcome for the Swiss economy? INFRAS is currently working with ETH Zurich to develop a range of future scenarios for climate-neutral mobility. Greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector are to be cut sharply. How can this be achieved with the best outcome for the Swiss economy? INFRAS is currently working with ETH Zurich to develop a range of future scenarios for climate-neutral mobility.

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The Way Basle Wants to Continue its Development

, , | Jan. 5, 2017


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New tram routes in the city of Basle, direct accessibility to the A18 motorway at Aesch and an upgrading to a mobility hub of the border and customs point Lörrach-Riehen: These are important measures of the new agglomeration programme of the Basle region. The programme has been developed in joint collaboration by many actors from Germany, France and Switzerland. INFRAS has accompanied the process closely and has contributed to establishing the programme report.  

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Transportation of goods

What to Expect from “Cargo Sous Terrain”?

, , | Dec. 8, 2016


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This is how the transportation of goods and city logistics may work in the future: underground, fully automated and funded by the private sector. How strongly can traffic be reduced by CST? How can the logistics industry and Switzerland as a logistics hub gain from CST? How can Switzerland's economy as a whole benefit from CST? And how does the CST concept meet the requirements of spatial planning? A study carried out by INFRAS on behalf of the Swiss Federal Office of Transport (FOT) provides answers.

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Transport Outlook 2040

Development of passenger and freight transport in Switzerland

, , | Aug. 30, 2016


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In collaboration with the federal offices concerned, the Federal Office for Spatial Development ARE calculated how transport in Switzerland will develop up to 2040. In the reference scenario, the person-kilometres travelled will increase by a quarter by 2040. This is slightly less than projected population growth. By 2040, the share of all transport accounted for by public transport will rise by four percentage points. Assuming a 46 % increase in GDP, both the volume of freight transport and the tonne-kilometres transported will rise by 37 %. The cost of transporting freight by road will increase more than the cost of rail transport, so the modal split in terms of tonne-kilometres will shift by two percentage points towards the railways. (Photo: ARE)

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