Malmö: Sustainable Public Transport in the Urban Node

Sustainable Public Transport in the Urban Node Malmö

Type of solution: Terminal: optimizing, Mode: optimizing
Node: Scandinavian-Mediterranean
Stakeholders involved: Malmö stad (Sweden) (coordinator)

Enable the public transport system of the City of Malmö to satisfy the expected passenger growth in a sustainable way, as well as to better connect local and long-distance transport.

  • The may activities and subsequent impacts are:
Introduction of electric buses on the lines 3 and 7, as a measure towards Malmö´s objective of having a green vehicle fleet
  • Construction and refurbishment of two passenger stations along the rail line Kontinentalbanan to the West of the city, which is nowadays solely connected by freight trains, in order to enable the start of passenger services on this line
  • Introduction of a second gas-electric hybrid Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) service called Malmöexpressen on the Västra Hamnen-Lindängen stretch, in order to follow the success of the first Malmöexpressen in terms of emissions, congestion and transport quality