On March 20th the concept of the Stuttgart Service Card was presented to the public for the first time. Several participants, stakeholders as well as political actors of the project "Stuttgart Services" took part in the press conference. Among them was the mayor of Stuttgart, Fritz Kuhn as well as the Executive President of Stuttgarter Straßenbahn AG, Jörn Meier-Berberich. During the discussion questions were asked about the introduction of the Stuttgart Service Card and the cost for the end customer. Afterwards at the buffet the participants were able to discuss further subject-related issues.
MRK accompanies CFL in the bidding and implementation of new and mobile monitoring and control equipment for attendants. The new equipment will include additional applications besides the ticket control, which will make work easier for the attendants.
The showcase projects of e-mobility in Baden-Württemberg were officially launched on March 12, 2013. At the kick-off meeting of "LivingLab BWe mobil" all projects and participants were introduced and current issues connected to electromobility discussed. MRK GmbH participates in the biggest cohesive project "Stuttgart Services".
The CeBIT 2013 was highly successful. MRK was represented at the stand C40 of the ITS Network Baden-Württemberg in hall 7. Without hecticness or pressure of time we had time for interesting conversations about current projects as well as innovative ideas.
On March 5th and 6th MRK participated in a business trip of the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology to London. The event took place under the heading „Intelligente Stadtentwicklung“.
The MRK supports the ivm GmbH in the development of the master plan electromobility for the Region Frankfurt Rhein-Main since the end of 2012. The aim of the master plan is to create an implementation and promotion strategy as well as a vision for the region.