Intelligent Transport’s Leah Hockley sat down with Maitane Berecibar, Omar Hegazy and Aida Abdulah of the ASSURED project to find out more about how the project has worked to overcome the barriers for mass-scale bus electrification, as well as deployment, and delivered key innovations that enable the optimisation of fleet…
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International Association of Public Transport (UITP)
Taking place from 10-12 May 2022, IT-TRANS will host three days full of interesting and innovate output dedicated to I.T. and digitalisation in the public transport sector.
SHOW is the flagship pan-European initiative that is piloting autonomous vehicles (AVs) and working to define a tipping point in AV development timelines to make them a reality of tomorrow. Building upon the 13 relevant use cases identified in the former SPACE project, it is focused on concretising the formula for the…
In July 2021, UITP launched its Urban Mobility Open Payments Forum. Gathering a selection of payments industry leaders, the new forum follows calls from the transportation sector to create a clearer framework for engaging in a more open dialogue at an international level on open loop payments in public transport. Here, Andrea Soehnchen, Project…
By signing the MoU, UITP and the European Investment Bank have committed to collaborate in supporting ambitious urban mobility strategies, with public transport and active mobility as the backbone.
In a joint statement, UITP and UIC stressed that electric vehicles should not be considered the only solution to decarbonising transport.
UITP's new research project, PREVENT PCP, will aim to improve security in public transport with the use of technical solutions.
UITP Australia New Zealand publishes new ‘playbook’ highlighting opportunities for public transport post-pandemic
UITPANZ's 'Customer Attraction Playbook' highlights opportunities for the public transport sector to attract passengers back to the network post-pandemic.
New innovations and solutions have led to an increase in data generation with transport operators typically generating data, and technology companies processing and using data.
The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and the World Bank have surveyed Indian bus operators in a bid to better understand how operations have been impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
UITP Europe has brought together more than 80 CEOs and city representatives to call for the urban public transport sector to be included in the EU’s COVID-19 recovery plan.
By signing a Memorandum of Understanding, the organisations have agreed to help localise and deliver international agendas.
The aim of the Policy Brief was to better understand how new mobility services, such as e-bike sharing schemes, might impact urban streetscapes and city spaces.
UITP has joined forces with other major transportation associations to issue an Open Letter to the European Commission calling for ongoing support of the public transport sector, in order to ensure its integrity in the future.
The new European Commission’s unveiling of key positions and policy direction for the next five years is driving the International Association of Public Transport’s (UITP) work at a European level. Thomas Avanzata, Senior Director of the UITP European Department, details the association’s work over the past year and outlines what can…