Linking Danube Linking transnational, multimodal traveller information and journey planners for environmentally-friendly mobility in the Danube Region

LinkingDanube tackles the problem of insufficient provision of cross-border traveller information on public transport, particularly considering cross-border commuting and mobility in rural areas . The overall project objective is to foster environmentally-friendly mobility options and balanced accessibility in the Danube Region.

  

This should be fostered by the provison of transnational, interoperable and multimodal journey planners covering urban but also rural areas. Currently no suitable multimodal, transnational system for travellers exists anywhere in Europe. LinkingDanube will follow a decentralised approach where existing regional systems are conncetd by linking services.

LinkingDanube especially focuses on connecting less accessible areas in the Danube region by linking alternative public transport services and integrating demand transport data into the services. Therefore the integration of transport-on-demand service information is one of the core elements in the project.

One main output is the LinkingDanube Concept for transnational, multimodal journey planning services. The Concept shall serve as input both for the technical development work within LinkingDanube as well as for uptake by project externals. The LinkingDanube Service (Technical Tool) will build on existing systems and will be implemented in a decentralised way ensuring high-quality data. All decentralised journey planners can be addressed through an open interface, ensuring transnational routing via one central application operated by end-user service providers.


The Pilot Action will demonstrate feasibility and functionality of the LinkingDanube Concept including both integrating rural public transport services in the information flow of national/regional journey planners and linking services for cross-border service provision.

For long-term durability of the results, a strategy for the implementation of transnational environmentally-friendly journey planners in the Danube Region will be developed in cooperation with the main stakeholders, integrated as Associated Strategic Partners.

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Linking transnational, multimodal traveller information and journey planners for environmentally-friendly mobility in the Danube Region
Start date
01-01-2017
End date
30-06-2019
Budget in Euro
Overall: 2917930,5
ERDF Contribution: 2480240,89
IPA Contribution: 0
ENI Contribution: 0
Call number
Call 1
Priority
Better connected and energy responsible Danube region
Specific objective
Support environmentally-friendly and safe transport systems and balanced accessibility of urban and rural areas

Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
AustriaTech Federal Agency for Technological Measures Ltd. Lead partner martin.boehm@austriatech.at AUSTRIA
KORDIS JMK ERDF partner khavlik@kordis-jmk.cz CZECH REPUBLIC
ELECTRONIC SOLUTIONS SRL ERDF partner sorin.dumitrescu@elsol.ro ROMANIA
POLITEHNICA University of Timisoara ERDF partner dumitru.iancului@upt.ro ROMANIA
Regional Development Agency of the Ljubljana Urban Region ERDF partner matej.gojcic@ljubljana.si SLOVENIA
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Project News

  • Linking Danube - POLE 6: Sustainable mobility-Newsletter 2
    - 16-11-2018
    POLE 6: Sustainable mobility-Newsletter 2

    THEMATIC POLE OF SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS AND MOBILITY Managing mobility of people and goods in a sustainable way is becoming one of the most pressing challenges of today. Mobility can no longer be defined outside the...

  • Linking Danube - at the 17th EUSDR Steering Group Meeting, Belgrade (11 October)
    - 30-10-2018
    at the 17th EUSDR Steering Group Meeting, Belgrade (11 October)

    LinkingDanube was invited to present the Concept for multimodal travel information systems for the Danube Region at the 17th Steering Group Meeting of the EUDSR Priority Area 1B. Franc Zepic (Ministry of Infrastructure, Slovenia) and Miodrag...

  • Linking Danube - Output finalised ! A guide for linking multimodal traveller information services across borders
    - 07-08-2018
    Output finalised ! A guide for linking multimodal traveller information services across borders

    The LinkingDanube Concept  is a guide targeted to project externals for linking multimodal traveller information services across borders. It describes the technical and organisational concept for building up a transnational, multimodal travel...

  • Linking Danube - From timetable book to cross-border travel app - LinkingDanube shows the way forward (EUrope in Vienna)
    - 29-05-2018
    From timetable book to cross-border travel app - LinkingDanube shows the way forward (EUrope in Vienna)

    Friday morning, 8:30, Vienna. Like every morning there is hectic activity on the streets, in the subway stations and at the tram stations. People have usually known for years what connection you need to make to your workplace. But for some it...

  • Linking Danube - A major step towards system deployment
    - 24-05-2018
    A major step towards system deployment

    The model implementation, the so called Service Model of the interface that will connect the different local, regional and national systems to a common, but de-centralised journey planning system (the Danube Region Journey Planner) is finalised....

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