Murnau intends to create a turn-of-digital local bus Transport | Murnau

On Wednesday, 1. July, it's finally here: Murnau's new local bus service is turning its first laps. The special thing about it: He can individually and comfor

Murnau intends to create a turn-of-digital local bus Transport | Murnau

On Wednesday, 1. July, it's finally here: Murnau's new local bus service is turning its first laps. The special thing about it: He can individually and comfortably be via App or phone is requested. The municipality hopes that this will make a valuable contribution to the shift in Traffic.

Murnau – have been Attempts to establish in Murnau, a local bus, it is in the past. However, this was never accepted properly. Now it is to succeed with a modern concept that is so far in upper Bavaria is unique: The market town bringing a flexible variant to the Start, using the possibilities of digitisation. The vehicle is no longer rattles after a rigid timetable, predetermined stops, but is flexible and can be via an App or telephone in the entire town area ordered.

On Wednesday, 1. July, at 6 o'clock in the Morning we go officially. Yesterday was presented at a Press meeting in front of city hall, the new means of transport – a posh seven-seater, the Mercedes V – class, of the two be in use -. Mayor Rolf Beuting (ÖDP/citizens ' forum) was, at the beginning of a symbolic red ribbon cutting. "We are breaking new ground," said the village chief proud.

transport political Background is well known: Murnau suffers, like many other municipalities in the County are also among the growing car masses. "The fixation on the Car in a cul-de-SAC", is Ökodemokrat convinced Beuting. The demand-oriented local bus service to make the transition palatable – for two euros per journey. "This is affordable," says Beuting. It is also important to integrate public transport better with each other – for example, Bus and train. And the town hall boss is already thinking one step further: The new achievement could be, his Vision, in a few years, in the entire Blue country.

The concept of the Murnauer a Startup company, Omobi, which specialises in mobility solutions and in order to market the local bus operates has developed (we reported). These controls, around 200 virtual stations. A customer has ordered a Tour, calculated by an intelligent algorithm is used, an application of the Berlin software company door2door – the optimal Route, and bundles the requests of other passengers to bring all destination as quickly as possible. "Passengers no longer have to run far, not long to wait, and have no fear to miss the Bus," explains Robert Scots, in addition to Clemens Deyerling founder and managing Director of Omobi, the benefits.

for the time being, the new means of transport from Monday to Friday can be ordered daily between 6 and 20 o'clock. The App is free for iOS and Android available for Download. The Whole thing was a "dynamic project", adds the Scotsman. "After the first Phase, we look at how it works and can set various parameters such as stops, travel times, vehicle fleet and area of Operation quickly and easily adjust, in order to improve the offer further."

praise comes from Munich: "The market shows the innovativeness of the local authorities and companies in public TRANSPORT", declared according to a press release Bavaria's Minister of transport, Kerstin Schreyer (CSU). It was the third offering of this type in rural areas in Bavaria. Comparable to there is yet in Freyung and Hof.

Rainer Paschen, the Chairman of the Murnauer seniors Advisory Committee, is satisfied: "We are convinced of the benefits of the new transport offer." However, his body would have seen a lower or equal to a Free-Fare better.

A drop of bitterness remains: The project supports the state financially, it will remain a loss-making business. Each year, 350 000 euros total cost. The municipality calculated on the basis of a deficit in the amount of 200 000 Euro.

Further information about the new Murnauer of the local buses there are on the Homepage www.omobi.de/ortsbus-murnau. There you can download the App. The mode of transport is via phone bookings by phone 0 88 41/60 82 49 01.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 12:35

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