rural hub - a hub in a rural area
Switch easily and quickly between train, bus, bike and e-car sharing in one place. As it is already the norm in large cities, it is to become easier in Vorarlberg to combine different environmentally friendly means of transport smoothly and flexibly with each other at the VMobil stations.
Train stations in rural areas become multimodal stations
Operation Start (Year)
Definition 0 (No physical integration): One shared transport mode, not at walking distance to public transport, no integration between the modes. No universal design criteria are considered
Definition 0 (No digital integration): No digital integration of shared and public transport mode options offered at the hub. There are separate services and platforms for each mode. No universal design criteria are required
the yearly public transport ticket can be used to reserve and pay for bike boxed and pice parking spaces. Also car sharing can be used by the yearly public transport card.
Definition 0 (No involvement): No involvement or consideration of stakeholder interests and user needs.
basic design level
2 PT services:
1 shared service:
2 mobility-related services:
Parking for private two wheeler vehicles
Parking for private cars
2 other services:
Information, Visibility and Branding
information pillar/display (with information on using the services)
A multimodal travel planner is available with which at least public transport and one shared mode at the hub can be planned.
A multimodal travel planner is available with which all modes available at the hub can be planned, booked and paid. (e.g. a MaaS app).
Shared mobility and public transport services available at the hub are bundled, e.g. through a subscription.