Administrative decision process and public involvement in Dortmund, Germany

This chapter takes a closer look at the success story of Dortmund, Germany, and reveals their recipe for success.

1. Case example: Dortmund, Germany

dortIn 2009, Dortmund‘s urban planners decided to focus their electromobility project on a  single city district. Over the course of the three-year project, they undertook a broad participation process: they not only took into account the major actors, but they also approved the positions of 14 different actors in the process. When the three-year pilot project was done, they expanded the project and its range.

In the case of Dortmund, we can point to three main ingredients for their success. These are detailed on the following slides.