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The organisations marked World Environment Day (5 June 2020) by issuing a Joint Statement about public transport and its contributions to climate reduction targets.
Within our first live COVID-19 briefing, Mohamed Mezghani, Secretary General at UITP, delivered the latest information on a number of areas for public transport and mobility professionals. Here, he answers some of the audience's most pressing questions.
The world is living through unprecedented times. As we all face the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, those working in the public transport sector are continuing to advocate for this vital and crucial service – UITP is helping to lead that charge.
The rail and public transport bodies have issued a Joint Statement, advocating for the continued support of public transport as a solution to the climate crisis.
In the first of a series of live briefings in partnership with UITP, Secretary General Mohamed Mezghani guides us through the ins and outs of a public transport sector that’s struggling against the tide of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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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.