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International Association for Public Transport (UITP) - Articles and news items

The continued rise of the smart city in Central and Eastern Europe

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  4 November 2016  •  Artur Perchel, Manager - Central Eastern Europe & Israel, UITP

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 welcomes UN High-level Advisory Group’s sustainable transport report

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.

EBSF_2 – European Bus Systems of the Future 2

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  28 September 2016  •  Michele Tozzi, EBSF_2 Project Director, UITP – International Association of Public Transport

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.

Automated metros experience surge in global growth

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 focuses on finding congestion solutions in MENA region

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.

Active transport for healthier and safer cities

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  24 March 2016  •  Secretary General, UITP (International Association of Public Transport)

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…

A transformative change for American transport

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…

UITP launch International Urban Rail Platform for North America

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.

UITP welcomes climate agreement but insists more must be done

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.

TRAN Committee adopts Sustainable Urban Mobility Report

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.

Report reveals growth in world’s busiest metro networks

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 […]

New UITP office to promote growth of urban transit projects across North America

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.

NODES project delivers toolbox for improving transport interchanges

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 […]

NODES: A toolbox to support transport interchange performance

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…

EU-funded EBSF_2 project launched at UITP World Congress

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.

 

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