Zurich : Responsible authorities
Hofwiesenstrasse, 370 - 8090 Zurich - Switzerland
Tel : 41 43 288 48 48 - Fax : 41 43 288 48 40
Responsible person : Mr franz Kagerbauer, Director
Date of creation : 1990
Status : Governmental Institution incorporated under Public Law
Personnel : 34
ZVV is part of the cantonal authorities in Canton Zürich, and managed according to the principles of New Public Management.
It is governed by a board consisting of 9 persons. The members of the board represent the government of Canton Zürich and Winterthur, the Communities in Canton Zürich, the National Government and the Swiss National Railway.
ZVV acts as a holding company for eight independent transport companies, each responsible for the market activities for a part of the network. The actual operations are handled by 39 different carriers, ranging in size from the Swiss National Railway to small bus operators.
ZVV is responsible for :
the long-term strategic transport planning
the strategic marketing
Budget (2001 / 2002)
ZVV budget amounted to 429.16 million euro.
Main funds are provided by fares revenues (&euro 226.9 million / 52.8%).
Public subsidies rise to &euro 202 million (47.17%).