On December 14th, 2023, Metacities made a notable impact at the SMART4ALL Digitized Transport Special Session held at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). In the first session, Dr. Christos Antonopoulos, Associate Professor at the University of Peloponnese and Deputy Head of the Embedded Systems Design & Applications Laboratory, presented Metacities Excellence Hub. His insightful discussion centered around the transformative capabilities of Digital Twins in monitoring and improving city transportation. The presentation shed light on Metacities’ commitment to innovation in the realm of smart urban mobility. Additionally, Mr. Vincent Janson, a research associate at DLR, provided an overview of the XANDAR project, focusing on safety and security for embedded software systems in automotive and aviation applications. Metacities’ active involvement showcased the hub’s dedication to advancing cutting-edge solutions in the digitized transport landscape. The session, featuring a range of projects and success stories, provided a platform for Metacities to contribute to meaningful discussions, fostering valuable connections and emphasizing its role as a key player in shaping the future of smart and efficient urban transportation.