Christian Hochfeld

Executive Director

Christian  Hochfeld

Prior to his appointment as Executive Director of Agora Verkehrswende in February of 2016, Christian Hochfeld was the head of the program for sustainable transportation in China at the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). From 1996 to 2004, he was a research associate at the Oeko-Institut, a German environmental organization, and served as a member of the institute’s executive management from 2004 to 2010. Hochfeld holds a Diplom degree in environmental engineering from the Technical University of Berlin. He has been a member of the advisory board of the Chinese Electric Vehicle Forum (China EV100) since 2015.

Song choice for the Agora Verkehrswende Mix: Nine Million Bicycles (Katie Melua).

Now available in English: Our study with @BCG_Germany about the changes in the automotive work environment in Germany until 2030. Total employment can remain constant, despite major shifts due to the rise of #emobility. Press release: agora-verkehrswende.de/en/press/press… 1/2 #Verkehrswende pic.twitter.com/cIprEpER5G

Politik hatte damals eine andere Sprache. Aber die konkreten Forderungen von Vogel 1971 sind die Evergreens der Verkehrswende: 1. Vorrang Ausbau Schiene vor Straße 2. Autofreie Fußgängerbereiche 3. (City-)Maut 4. Mehr Geld für "Projekte für Menschen", nicht "Profit oder Prestige"

"Wer eine Trompete kauft, der weiß, daß er darauf nicht an jedem Ort und zu jeder Stunde blasen kann. Mit dem Auto wird es künftig nicht anders sein.", Dr. H.-J. Vogel (SPD) als OB Münchens 1971 in @sternde-Kolumne "Das Auto mordet unsere Städte" 50 J. später? - Warten auf Godot! pic.twitter.com/ZZAUoqecOu

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