Verband Region Stuttgart

Verband Region Stuttgart
Kronenstraße 25
STUTTGART, D-70174

Image of Stuttgart by Sebastian Dahler via Flickr

Primary METREX contacts

Dr. Nicola Schelling
Regional Director and President of METREX
Thomas Kiwitt
Head of Planning Department
Frieder Oesterle
Coordinator of European Affairs

Major projects

  • Stuttgart 21 station redevelopment and railway network upgrading, related S-Bahn improvements

  • Extensions and upgrading of suburban railway network, including accessibility

  • Regional Transportation Plan

  • European and international marketing, projects, networking and lobbying, economic clusters and competence centres

  • International Building Exhibition “StadtRegion Stuttgart” 2027: creative 10-year process as a preventive structural change

  • “Remstal Gartenschau” 2019: first inter-municipal horticultural show of its kind

  • Implementation of Landscape Park Concepts

Planning issues

  • Transit oriented development

  • Comprehensive regional planning

  • Retailing, vitalization of the inner city

  • Open space protection and development

  • Demographic changes

  • Industrial real estates

  • Influx of the population into the region

  • Affordable housing

  • Structural transformation

  • Climate change adaptation

  • Renewable energies

  • Sustainability

  • Competitiveness

  • Innovation

  • Mobility

  • Support for municipalities