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.
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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...
The European project ASSURED is now officially underway, which aims to develop advanced solutions for zero emission vehicles.
10 April 2017 | By Intelligent Transport
On Tuesday 11 April 2017, the Transport and Tourism Committee of the European Parliament will adopt its opinion on the so-called European Accessibility Act. According to the UITP (the International Association of Public Transport), the current discussions related to the Act should aim at finding realistic requirements making sure the…
17 January 2017 | By Katie Sadler, Intelligent Transport
According to a new paper published by the UITP (the International Association of Public Transport), autonomous vehicles should be put to use in shared fleets and integrate with traditional public transport in order to reduce cars on the road.
A new report published by the UITP reveals an increasing number of cities in Europe and around the world are turning to electric buses to help reduce their public transport carbon footprint.
India, one of the fastest growing economies in the world, is achieving a growth rate of 7.5% per annum. With a growing population too, the country is working hard to transform itself over the next few decades. Improving public transportation is high on the agenda and Jaspal Singh, Head of…
A plethora of smart city initiatives are already underway across the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region. Besides making urban services perform better and more efficiently, a smart city approach can also present great opportunities for investment in public transport and intelligent transportation systems. Here Artur Perchel, Manager – Central…
EuroTransport Issue 6 2016 will proudly feature an elucidating article from Artur Perchel, Manager – Central Eastern Europe & Israel, UITP. Sharing shining examples of CEE’s smart city initiatives, you can read for yourself how the phenomenon is continuing to evolve.
31 October 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport
The United Nations High-Level Advisory Group has issued a number of recommendations in a new report entitled Mobilizing Sustainable Transport for Development.