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Institute of Transportation Systems
, Braunschweig and Berlin
Institute of Transportation Systems
In today’s economy and society mobility is of high significance. People want to arrive at their destinations comfortably and quickly. Goods have to be moved economically over long and short distances. Consequences of mobility show themselves in pollution, accidents and traffic jams. About 150 scientists from various fields like engineering, psychology and computer sciences research and develop for automotive and railway systems as well as for traffic management in the Institute of Transportation Systems at the sites Braunschweig and Berlin.
The institute is organised in three branches:
The majority of traffic accidents iscaused by driver errors. Driver assistance systems are aimed to support the driver and can sustainably boost traffic safety and efficiency. The goal of the Institute of Transportation Systems is to examine driver behaviour, driver stress and strain, and accidents in order to derive the requirements for future driver assistance systems. The DLR combines its technological expertise with psychological and ergonomic research to produce effective driver assistance systems which satisfy the capabilities and expectations of the driver. Their implementation is evaluated during tests in a driving simulator, test drives and in real-world road traffic.
The globalisation of the economy and the growing demand in mobility lead to an enormous increase of traffic volume, which is primarily taken by the road. In order to work against this trend, the competitiveness of the railway as a means of transport has to be enhanced. An efficient usage of the railway system as well as technical and operational interoperability are important key factors for this. The research activities in the field of Railway Systems concentrate on the development of innovative technologies, methods and concepts for the operational, technical and economic optimisation of the railway system in the context of railway automation. Our goal is to make rail traffic more safe, efficient and competitive while advancing the European harmonization.
Traffic management can increase the efficiency of road traffic using new concepts of organizing and servicing traffic. As basis for the process to influence the traffic, adequate information about the current traffic situation have to be gathered. The tasks can be divided into different parts: the development of innovative methods for monitoring traffic (traffic monitoring), traffic simulation and forecast, the development of methods to influence traffic operations and quality in transportation. The work at the institute concentrates on the management of major traffic systems (e.g. metropolitan areas) and special events.
5. Tagung "Mobilitätsmanagement von morgen" (15. Oktober 2014)
Workshop „Krise trifft Verkehr – Wissenschaft trifft Praxis“ (30. Oktober 2014)
SUMO2015 - Intermodal Simulation for Intermodal Transport (7.-8. Mai 2015)
Video: Eine Stadt wird zum Verkehrslabor - AIM (mp4, 175MB)
Eine Stadt wird zum Verkehrslabor – Auftakt für AIM in Braunschweig
Neue Fahrerassistenzsysteme erhöhen Sicherheit auf Schienen und Binnenwasserstraßen
Sprechende Ampeln für die Stadt der Zukunft – DLR und Partner geben erste Einblicke in das Projekt UR:BAN
"Wer macht mir die Lücke auf?" - kooperatives Fahrerassistenzsystem hilft beim Spurwechsel
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