Tram and light rail systems are available in 392 cities around the world, with more than half of them (204) in Europe, according to UITP.
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With climate change now receiving the attention it so urgently requires, Philip Turner, Sustainable Development Manager & European Expert on Sustainable Mobility and Climate at UITP, explains how the organisation is driving change first and foremost at the local level and supporting the modal shift to public transport to help…
The world has gathered for COP25, determined to advocate for the involvement of their sector in fighting climate change, and the transport sector has endeavoured to contribute to a greener future.
The Rail Passengers’ rights regulation text is said to provide a balance between the reinforcement of rights for rail passengers and the obligations of railway operators.
UITP has stated that the promotion of public transport, walking and cycling is the fastest and most cost-efficient way to decarbonise people’s daily mobility.
22 November 2019 | By
The Global Smart City awards are presented every year to the most outstanding initiatives and projects in the urban innovation and transformation industry.
The Madrid public transport operator, EMT, is developing the MaaS platform ‘MaaS Madrid’ which will offer mobility services to citizens in one unified application. Here, Enrique Diego Bernardo, Chief Technology Officer of EMT, explains how, for the first time, a city, administrative or public entity is leading such an initiative.
In a webinar previewing this year’s Intelligent Transport Conference, we brought together four industry experts to discuss the potential for MaaS implementation and, in turn, its potential to make our cities smarter. Here, Intelligent Transport’s Sam Mehmet picks the key findings from the discussion.
The One Planet, One Plan Campaign from UITP aims to better promote the use of public transport to help tackle the climate crisis.
Arno Kerkhof, UITP’s Bus Transport Unit Leader, explains how a mix of BRT, innovative policy and political drive have the potential to turn the fortunes of the bus sector around.
UITP opens two new Regional Training Centres in Shenzhen and Istanbul and welcomes members who wish to partner on delivering training courses.
The updated UITP-EPF European Passenger Charter was signed and released at the latest UITP EU Committee meeting in Brussels to improve dialogue between passenger, operators and authorities.
UITP achieves top ranking in Horizon’s official statistics – a sign of the internationally recognised role the association plays in the field of transport research and innovation.
A number of ride-sharing and ride-hailing companies, including Uber and Via, have become new members of the UITP, as the public transport sector continues its digital revolution...