As the third largest city in the canton of Zürich, Uster offers a wide range of educational, cultural and leisure activities. In addition, there is a wide range of shopping facilities and optimal transport links to the major agglomeration of Zürich. Thanks to its immediate proximity to Lake Greifensee and its scenic surroundings, Uster has developed into a popular, fast-growing residential town.
Zellweger Park is just a few minutes by bike between the train station and the lakefront. The area is characterized by hydraulic engineering structures from the early industrial period, a rich tree population, various industrial and administrative buildings, outstanding architecture and art open to the public.