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Published: 05 February 2019

Presentation of the feasibility study on the operation of hydrogen fuell cell trains in Thuringia

On Monday, Prof. Uwe Plank-Wiedenbeck, holder of the Chair of Transports System Planning together with Prof. Mark Jentsch (Chair of Urban Energy Systems) an Prof. Frank Lademann (TH Mittelhessen) presented the feasibility study on the operation of hydrogen fuell cell trains in Thuringia.


Ab sofort können Studierende den Fahrradlastenanhänger in der Fahrradwerkstatt kostenfrei ausleihen. (Foto: Marco von der Heyden)
Published: 30 January 2019

»bauhaus.mobil«: Studierende realisieren nachhaltige Verkehrsprojekte für Campus und Stadt

Wie kann Klimaschutz im Stadtverkehr und auf dem Campus der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar umgesetzt werden? Mit dieser Fragestellung setzten sich 21 Studierende im Rahmen des »Bauhaus.Semesters« auseinander. Unter fachlicher Anleitung der Masterstudierenden Lena Klopfstein und Maximilian Wunsch entstanden acht Mobilitätskonzepte, welche nun nach und nach umgesetzt werden.


Published: 18 December 2018

Presentations at international conference on road safety in Vilnius

On 5th and 6th December, 2018 the international conference "Vision Zero for Sustainable Road Safety in Baltic Sea Region" took place in Vilnius (Lithuania). The conference, in which high-ranking experts and politicians participated, was also attended by the two employees of the Chair of Traffic System Planning, Dipl.-Ing. Julius Uhlmann and MSc Johannes Vogel, who presented findings from traffic safety work.


Published: 27 November 2018

Presentations at the VSVI seminar about traffic safety

On November 21st, the VSVI seminar "Traffic Safety of Roads" took place in Erfurt. In addition to the police Weimar and other road safety experts, the members of the Chair of Transport System Planning, Mr Raimo Harder and Mr Johannes Vogel also spoke.


Published: 26 November 2018

Successful completion of the Certificate Course for Road Safety Auditors

On November 14th and 15th, the final attendance phase and thus the completion of this year's Certificate Course "Road Safety Audit – Auditors for Rural Roads and Cross-Town Roads" took place at the Chair of Transport System Planning.


Published: 21 November 2018

Excursion to Copenhagen

From October 31 to November 3, 32 students and 8 staff members of the Chair of Transport System Planning went on an excursion to Copenhagen. The trip took place in the course of the lecture "International Case Studies". The programme included a guided bike tour and meetings with the Danish Railway Administration (Banedanmark) and the City of Copenhagen.


Published: 19 November 2018

Positioning and Navigation for Intelligent Transport Systems – Conference POSNAV 2018

Scientists from Bauhaus-University present contributions to highly automated driving at the interdisciplinary conference on "Positioning and Navigation for Intelligent Transport Systems" (POSNAV).


Published: 25 October 2018

Reliability and Statistics in Transportation - Conference RelStat 2018

What consequences could transport integration have? How can measures of transport integration benefit the public transport system? Those questions were discussed by Dipl.-Ing. Julius Uhlmann in his presentation at the conference "Reliability and Statistics in Transportation and Communication" in Riga.


Published: 17 October 2018

Simulating traffic and the environment - 30. Forum Bauinformatik

How will a Green Wave affect traffic quality? Will a more frequent public transport help reduce particulate matter emissions? M.Sc Fedior and M.Sc. Hamel wants to know how traffic management measures affect transport and the environment before the implementation. At the conference "30. Forum Bauinformatik" they presented a simulation environment for the evaluation of environmentally-oriented traffic management strategies.


Published: 09 October 2018

Implementation of fare-free public transport in Tallinn - Guest lecture by Allan Alaküla on October 15, 2018

Fare-free public transport is a concept that has been discussed by the public many times. The Estonian capital Tallinn was the first European capital to implement a system of fare-free public transport for its inhabitants in 2013. Allan Alaküla from the City of Tallinn will join us for the first guest lecture in the module “International Case Studies” and present Tallinn’s approach and its effects. All interested are invited.


Published: 05 October 2018

Excursion to Copenhagen 31/10-03/11

Join us on this guided 4-day fieldtrip to Copenhagen where we will explore state-of-the-art transportation solutions.


Published: 02 October 2018

Two thesis presentations on 04.10.2018

A master thesis and a bachelor thesis will be presentedt at the Chair of Transport System Planning on October 4, 2018.


Published: 14 September 2018

VSP and WBA at the German Road and Traffic Congress 2018 in Erfurt

Professorship and WBA together inform about courses of study and further education possibilities in the fields of road and traffic at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar


Published: 28 August 2018

SCHOOL Milestone meeting in Frankfurt am Main

Calculating traffic-related emissions: Prof. Plank-Wiedenbeck, Marco Fedior and Wido Hamel present evaluation framework for traffic and environmental impact control at the first milestone meeting of the SCHOOL project - Change of strategy through Open Data-oriented solutions. At the meeting of the project partners in Frankfurt am Main not only the previous work packages were presented, but by mutual feedback also the elaboration of the following work packages was concretized.


Published: 09 August 2018

Save the date: 2018-08-13! Final presentations of bachelor and master candidates, starting at 11:00 a.m.

Three students are going to present the outcomes of their final theses, supervised by the chair of transportation system planning, next Monday. Feel free to join the presentations!


Supervisor und Teilnehmer der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar bei der Zertfikatsvergabe
Published: 30 July 2018

23rd International workshop “City and Traffic” in Tulln an der Donau

As it has been the case for many years, again this year students and employees of the Chair Transport System Planning participated in the international workshop “City and Traffic”, which took place from 8/-14/7 in the Austrian town Tulln an der Donau.


Published: 23 July 2018

Excursion to the Railway Operation Laboratory of TU Dresden

On the 06/07/2018, a group of eleven students accompanied by two employees of the Chair Transport System Planning visited the Railway Operation Laboratory of Technical University Dresden. As part of a behind-the-scenes tour, Mr. Walerian Nesterenko, responsible for laboratory control and software development, gave the students an understanding of the basics of rail operations, process control technique as well as of the mode of operation of various signal box designs.


Published: 19 July 2018

The Chair keeps growing

The Chair Transport System Planning welcomes the new research assistants M.Sc. Marco Fedior, M.Sc. Wido Hamel and Dipl.-Ing. Julius Uhlmann as part of the team.


Published: 11 June 2018

Innovations in urban transportation sought-after. And found!

On the 07/06/2018, the ADAC foundation invited students to participate in the innovations workshop. The aim was the development and promotion of ideas for healthy city traffic in the future. The workshop was carried out in cooperation with TU Dresden. On the part of Bauhaus-Universität, three students took part in the workshop who will subsequently provide the reader with an insight into the day. Many thanks to Eva Bretsch, Fabiana Ferro and Anna Glindemann for their article!


Published: 06 June 2018

Cycling in the city

From 09/06 to 29/06, employees and students of the Chair Transport System Planning are pedalling vigorously as part of the competition “Cycling in the city”. Under the team´s name of “Bike it like Bauhaus” daily kilometres by bike are collected in competition with other teams from Weimar. Additional passengers are highly welcome!