For some, living in the countryside but still working in the city thanks to quick and convenient public transportation options still remains a dream. In the Upper Rhine Valley, this dream is a reality, even across national borders! However, the realization of optimum mobility requires the right urban development concept. In turn, these concepts include a sustainability-oriented perspective in the areas of energy use, energy efficiency during construction, as well as waste, sewer, and water management. This increased focus on sustainability also ultimately expands into every individual’s life in the areas of food production and processing.