Renewing the infrastructure

The third main theme follows the phases of regional development policy. Three topics dominate the infrastructural renewal of the Ruhr – traffic and logistics, universities and research, and open spaces. The change of the regional structural policy and, hardly to be over-estimated, the impulses given to regional development by the International Building Exhibition Emscher Park (IBA) exhibit a learning curve that has to be continued.

Innovation of infrastructure - Cargo Cap, <br>Source: Institut Prof. Dr. Stein, Ruhr-University of Bochum
Illustration of the Cargo Cap