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Transportation network CH

The national geodata infrastructure for efficient and networked mobility

What is at issue?

Switzerland's mobility system is to become more flexible, more intelligent and more sustainable. There is still great potential here: the better networked the mobility system is and the more accessible the information is, the more efficiently infrastructures can be planned and utilised.

This requires a reliable data basis. Much of this data on Switzerland's transport network is already available in high quality. However, datasets are distributed across different levels of government and usually cannot be linked to each other. Some of them are duplicated and maintenance is time-consuming.

Project contribution

The Transportation network CH is intended to optimise and expand the transport data infrastructure of the public sector, to provide reliable basic data, and to make the data on transport infrastructure and mobility combinable and broadly usable. In this way, it will reduce redundancies and promote innovation. Thus, Transportation network CH will generate manifold benefits for the public sector, for the economy and for society.

Realisation phase

The Federal Council commissioned the implementation of the project to the Federal Office of Topography swisstopo in February 2022. Transportation network CH will be built up gradually in close coordination with DETEC's work on the future mobility data infrastructure (MODI).


Please note that further documentation is not available in English. We suggest that you read the German or French version for more information on the project:

  • Kurzbericht
    Bericht an den Bundesrat zu den wesentlichen Fragen für die Realisierung
    31.12.2021 | PDF, 38 page(s), 4 MB, German
  • Rapport de synthèse
    Rapport au Conseil fédéral sur les questions essentielles pour la réalisation
    31.12.2021 | PDF, 39 page(s), 4 MB, French
  • Faktenblatt
    Übersicht zur geplanten Geodateninfrastruktur für Verkehr und Mobilität
    08.07.2022 | PDF, 20 page(s), 4 MB
  • Fiche d'information
    Aperçu de l'infrastructure de géodonnées prévue pour les transports et la mobilité
    08.07.2022 | PDF, 20 page(s), 4 MB


Please note that the interactive storymaps describing the concept and typical pilot applications are not available in English. We suggest that you use the German or French version for more information on the concept and the use cases (by clicking the following links, you leave the domain of the Confederation):

Aerial view of a complex transport infrastructure.
Overview – Transportation network CH (DE) / (FR)
Aerial image of the city of St. Gallen. Aerial image showing a hospital with its accesses and parking spaces.
Use case – Pedestrian routing (DE) / (FR)
Use case – Routing for intervention and rescue services (DE) / (FR)
Aerial view of an industrial area under construction with large traffic axes. Aerial view of the region of Davos.
Use case – Routing for exceptional transportation (DE) / (FR) Use case – Multimodal routing (DE) / (FR)
Federal Office of Topography swisstopo Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern
+41 58 469 01 11


Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern

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