Gerard Hellburg
Vervoerregio Amsterdam
Programme Manager

Gerard Hellburg

Gerard Hellburg is Program manager Zero Emission Mobilityatthe Vervoerregio Amsterdam, the PTAofthe metropolitan region of Amsterdam. The Program ZEM started in 2017 and includes projects that aim to reduce CO2emission by public transport to zero by 2030 at the latest. Furthermore, the program aims for a CO2neutral mobility system in 2050. Examples of the projects are enrolment projects such as the implementation of the 100 ZE-buses in and around SchipholAirportas well as31 ZE buses in Amsterdam and research projects such as a SCBA study to compare different ZE techniques and business cases to calculate feasibility. Gerard will share the vision and ambition of the Vervoerregio Amsterdam and what strategic choices and calculations were made to guide the transition to a Zero Emission PT. Based on our experience from the enrolment of the current 140 ZE buses in our region and the preparation of the next phases we will share our lessons learned and give guidelines on how to start the transition

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