Headquartered in Hannover, Germany, HaCon creates and develops high-quality software solutions for traffic, transport and logistics. With over 25 years of experience and a team of 190 IT and transport planning specialists, HaCon has established itself as a leading European player for planning, scheduling and information solutions. 

The timetable information system HAFAS is used by transportation companies and networks all over the world. Every day, passengers in 25 countries place over 40 million journey planner requests that facilitate the use of public transport. Long-time HAFAS customers such as Deutsche Bahn (Germany) and SNCF (France) benefit from ever new, innovative developments for mobile applications, internet journey planners and printed timetables. 

A powerful solution for train planning and capacity management, HaCon's TPS software enjoys a growing European user base. 

HaCon is engaged in a number of research projects dealing with new features for passenger information and logistics. This includes participation in the projects IP-KOM ÖV, Electromobility Showcases Lower Saxony and Berlin (national) as well as EU-Spirit, CREAM and TIGER (EU).

Role In The Project

As a provider of software solutions for traffic, transport and logistics, HaCon’s role in OPTICITIES is the development of multimodal journey planners for two of the OPTICITIES demonstration regions, namely Lyon and Göteborg. 

Key contributions

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HaCons’s main task in OPTICITIES is the development of software for the multimodal journey planners for Lyon and Göteborg. Based on the respective multimodal data sets of the two cities, pilot systems will be set up for those cities and evaluated.