, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 33–43

Coordination of urban transit services: The german model


  • James A. DunnJr.
    • Camden College of Arts and SciencesRutgers University

DOI: 10.1007/BF00147816

Cite this article as:
Dunn, J.A. Transportation (1980) 9: 33. doi:10.1007/BF00147816


In Germany, the need for coordination and integration of transport services has been seen as a pre-condition to improving public transportation. A major step in this direction,which attracted world-wide attention, has been the institution of the Transport Federation (Verkehrs verbund). The paper discusses the operation of the Hamburg Transit Federation and considers a number of factors which have created a favorable climate for the development of public transportation in Germany.

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