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rural hub - a hub in a rural area
partly realized (train and bus connection)
Short Description

regional train station on the outer edge of Vienna, located quite distant from housing area

Pixendorf, Austria
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Physical Integration
Level 1
Definition 1 (Acceptable walking distance to shared and public transport): At least two shared transport modes in acceptable walking distance to public transport and at least one service (e.g., shop, parcel locker, kiosk) in acceptable walking distance. Minimum legal inclusive design requirements are considered
close to PT Station, restaurants & kindergarden
Digital Integration
Level 2
Definition 2 (Integration of booking and payment and universal design): Easy access to services for end users – such as a mobility marketplace or a one-stop shop where the user can find, book, and pay with the same app for at least public transport services and one shared mode at the hub. Universal design principles are considered, including simple and intuitive app design and minimum support for non-digital users.
Democratic Integration
Level 0
Definition 0 (No involvement): No involvement or consideration of stakeholder interests and user needs.
stakeholder engagement via ULTIMOB research project
Initiation of the hub

Public Transport provider initiated

Spatial facilities

P&R, offices

3 PT services:
demand responsive transport with fixed stations
2 shared services:
Bike sharing
3 mobility-related services:
Parking for private two wheeler vehicles
Parking for private cars
4 other services:
Waiting Rooms
Luggage storage
Cafe / restaurant
Catchement Area


Neighbourhood Characteristics

hub located quiet distant from housing areas / villages (min. 1,5km)

Information, Visibility and Branding
Inclusive Design
Minimum legal inclusive design requirements are/were considered in the design of the hub.
Planner app
A multimodal travel planner is available with which at least public transport and one shared mode at the hub can be planned.
The planner app has a simple and intuitive design.
Research Projects