Mobility Carsharing Cooperative
Member of the Board of Directors
Arnd Bätzner provides consulting and government advisory on the alignment of multi-modal transit systems with the built environment and strategic land use planning. Focus areas include physical and data integration of shared and future autonomous demand-responsive transport with high-capacity modes, designs of passenger intermodal facilities and bus electrification strategies. Holding a master in physics and a major in transit management from ETH Zurich, Arnd is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of St.Gallen’s Institute for Systemic Management and Public Governance: His academic research focuses on urban elevated walkability enhancers such as skybridges, cable cars and people movers. Arnd has been directing projects in Southeast Asia, Europe and the Americas for both the public and private sector, including customers as diverse as the Ministries of Transport and Public Works of France, Cambodia and Luxembourg, the States of Sikkim and Maharashtra (India), UNDP, the Swiss Federal Roads Office, major Architecture Firms as well as rail and cable transport OEMs and operators. Since 2011, he is a board of directors member of Switzerland’s nationwide Mobility Car Sharing system, in charge of market foresight. Arnd is co-chairing the Austrian Ministry of Transport’s strategic advisory board on research, technology and innovation. He is vice-chairman of UITP’s trolleybus committee and a member of the U.S. Transportation Research Board’s committees on Rail Transit Systems and on Emerging and Innovative Public Transportation Technologies.