Heiner Monheim is a geographer, urban planner, traffic expert and crossover artist between science and practice. Since 1995 he has been Professor of Applied Geography, Spatial Development and Regional Planning at the University of Trier, since September 2011 Emeritus.
For many years, he has been fighting with passion and energy for more liveable cities, better public transport, for modern, innovative transport policies and against crazy large-scale projects. His thematic focuses are mobility in general and especially walking and cycling, public transport, urban development and traffic. He is co-founder and owner of the raumkom Institute for Spatial Development and Communication with headquarters in Trier and a branch office in Bonn