Your solution provider for ITS technologies

Since 1983, INIT has evolved from a university spin-off to the world market leader for ITS solutions in public transportation. Everything we do is based on our credo to be the most innovative, reliable and sustainable supplier within our industry. Our roots and base are in Karlsruhe, Germany, but we are at home all over the world – with more than 30 subsidiaries and offices around the globe. 

INIT at a glance


transport providers


employees worldwide


years of experience


million EUR revenue


locations worldwide

Public transportation solutions

In good company

More than 1,100 transport providers rely on INIT to manage their daily tasks:

  • planning and dispatching
  • fare collection & revenue management
  • operations control and real-time passenger information
  • analyzing and optimizing

They also benefit from our proven service and maintenance support. 

More than 40 years of experience has given us an in-depth understanding of your requirements. We can customize and implement solutions based on your specific needs. We aim to make new technologies quickly available for public transit and to provide exceptional performance. 


INIT worldwide locations map

The network of the INIT Group stretches around the globe. To provide our customers a first-class service, we hold subsidiaries and offices in various regions worldwide. Whether Europe, North America, MENA or Asia-Pacific – you’ll find us wherever our customers are located.

Dr. Gottfried Greschner

I am very proud of the development of INIT. Within 40 years, we have grown to one of the most successful companies in our industry. Feedback from our customers and financial reports speak for themselves – but it’s the achievements of our dedicated team which created our prosperous history and will guide us to a promising future.

Dr. Gottfried Greschner

Founder and CEO of INIT


INIT is the world market leader for integrated ITS and fare collection solutions. Everything we do is based on our guiding principle to be the most innovative, reliable and sustainable supplier within our industry.


Our collaborations are what keeps us moving forward. Professional exchange plays a big part in our daily business. Therefore, our memberships in both national and international associations and working groups are highly important to us. 


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