DLR is a non-university research institution with approx. 7,400 employees at 16 locations. It emphasises in the scientific areas of aeronautics, space, energy and transportation. The Institute of Transportation Systems develops innovative solutions for road and rail transport. Aim of the research activities is to increase the safety and efficiency of transport. The Automotive sector analyses driving behaviour, develops and evaluates new assistance systems. In the sector of Traffic Management concepts for the organisation and operation of road traffic will be developed. The Railway System sector creates concepts for a safe and economic operation management as well as for an optimised use of the control and command technology.