International Association for Public Transport (UITP) - Articles and news items
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.
Industry news • 31 October 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
The United Nations High-Level Advisory Group has issued a number of recommendations in a new report entitled Mobilizing Sustainable Transport for Development.
Ahead of his article in Eurotransport Issue 5 2016, Michele Tozzi, EBSF_2 (European Bus Systems of the Future 2) Project Director at UITP, provides a quick overview of the EBSF_2 project and gives a key example of intelligent garage and predictive maintenance innovations from Ravenna.
Industry news • 19 July 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
According to a new report published by the UITP (International Association of Public Transport), automated metros are experiencing exponential growth globally.
Industry news • 3 May 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
The UITP (International Association of Public Transport) MENA Transport Congress & Exhibition, held in Dubai, has reinforced the urgency to find congestion solutions for cities across the region.
Alain Flausch, UITP Secretary General, discusses what impact transport and urban environments have on global health problems and how high quality public transport and good urban planning can encourage active lifestyles…
Issue 1 2016 • 25 February 2016 • Andrew Bata, UITP Regional Manager, North America
Americans have had a long love affair with the car, but cities around the country have shown increasing interest in supporting a more multi-modal transportation policy in recent years – even in places long-associated with the automobile. Changes in demographics, technological advances and societal attitudes are all thought to be contributing to this shift. Indeed, after 50 years of ever-increasing reliance on cars, that trend seems to have changed…
Industry news • 15 January 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) has announced the formation of the International Urban Rail Platform for North America, bringing together key rail industry players from the region and around the world.
Industry news • 15 December 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
UITP has welcomed the recent COP21 climate agreement in Paris but urges governments to do more to bridge the emissions gap.
Industry news • 10 November 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
The European Parliament TRAN Committee has voted to adopt a proposed Sustainable Urban Mobility Report emphasising the urgent need to make transport more sustainable.
Industry news • 5 November 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
According to a report commissioned by UITP, the International Association of Public Transport, Asian cities rank top in possessing the world’s largest and busiest metro networks. The UITP report entitled ‘World Metro Figures’ observes the current state of the World’s metro networks and highlights potential future developments. The report shows that in 2014, 156 cities […]
Industry news • 8 October 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
UITP, the International Association of Public Transport, has announced the opening of its new office to promote the growth of urban transit projects across North America.
Industry news • 22 September 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
A toolbox developed from findings of the concluded NODES project allows transport specialists to take steps to build better transport interchanges. New Tools for the Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges or NODES was a three-year project to establish a toolbox for industry practitioners designing interchanges which allow smooth connections between different modes of […]
Issue 4 2015 • 2 September 2015 • Caroline Hoogendoorn, NODES Project Coordinator
Interchanges play a key role in the integration of urban mobility systems and in enabling good intermodal solutions. Their efficiency is therefore essential to achieve sustainable transport objectives in Europe. The European co-funded project NODES (New Tools for Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges) has developed a Toolbox to allow practitioners to assess and benchmark their new or upgraded interchange and to improve its performance. On the verge of the project’s close – the Final Conference of the project will be held in Brussels on 22 September 2015 – what are the main outcomes that can be expected? NODES Project Coordinator Caroline Hoogendoorn takes a look…
Industry news • 10 June 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
The EBSF_2 (European Bus System of the Future 2) project has launched at the UITP World Congress and Exhibition in Milan.