Projects

Transport research at the DLR is carried out in theme-centred projects: the relevant DLR institutes research concrete solutions in an interdisciplinary way. All projects benefit from being pooled in the DLR together with its other programs Aeronautics, Space and Energy, as well as networking with politics, the economy and science.

Transport and the Environment

Focused expertise for a sustainable transport system How will we be mobile in tomorrow´s world? What options do we have to develop transport more sustainably? A network of twelve research institutes overseen by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) is researching those and other...

Urban mobility

Cities are growing, forms of life and work are changing, people are mobile and interconnected – the urban population is constantly moving. At the same time, public transport in cities is being transformed: new systems of bicycle rental and carsharing are evolving and services...

COLOMBO

Urban traffic control (UTC) systems aim at enabling safe and efficient passing of the ever increasing road traffic flows at intersections and elsewhere. This requires determining the situation on the roads. Emerging cooperative techniques like vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I)...

A++ Set

Background Leading principle during navigation of vessels is the avoidance of collision and groundings to protect life, goods, and the maritime living space. However, a virtually unchanged number of ships’ accident has been observed during the last decade. Statistical analyses...