Fulda, Germany

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agglomeration: 110,000
city: 70,000

Land area

104 km2

Population density

660 inhabitants/km2

The city of Fulda is the economic, cultural and administrative centre of the East Hesse region and has a catchment area of around 250,000 inhabitants. In addition, tourism and the event/conference sector have developed into an important economic factor.

Due to its central location within Germany, the city of Fulda is conveniently located and connected to several large connecting routes throughout Germany. As a result, the city has a considerable surplus of commuters and is affected by truck through traffic between the nearby federal motorway 7 and the Vogelsberg or industrial estates in the west of the city.

Nevertheless, Fulda is also a city of short distances and has the third largest pedestrian zone in Hesse. In addition, the city is connected to numerous regional and supra-regional cycle paths and is therefore an attractive destination for cyclists.

In the first half of 2019, the city adopted the Transport Development Plan/Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan 2035, the Local Transport Plan 2019-2023 and a Green City Master Plan 2018. These plans will be implemented from 2019 onward and are intended to contribute to sustainable mobility in Fulda as well as to reducing air pollution and noise.

Modal Split

Year 2018


SrV 2013 / VEP Fulda 2035




Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Martin Thaler

Telephone: +49 661 102 1634
Email: demartin.thalerfulda
City website:http://www.fulda.de
Political representative: Dr. Heiko Wingenfeld, Mayor

Participation in previous and current EU transport related projects

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan exists. (Will be made available here.)

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