Winfried Hermann is the minister of the Ministry of Transport Baden-Württemberg in the cabinet of Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann since Mai 2011. Minister Hermann is in charge of topics concerning road engineering, public transport, bicycle traffic, foot traffic, rail traffic, car traffic, air traffic, barge traffic and infrastructure. This also includes air pollution control and the protection of nature and against noise.
A sustainable new mobility is the guiding principle of the policy of the Ministry of Transport. Human beings, their health and mobility needs and the environment are always the central focus of all the activities.
Minister Hermann is also a member of The Green Party and of the State Parliament of Baden-Württemberg.