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Eurotransport’s Leaders’ Series 2017: Umberto Guida

Issue 3 2017  •  11 June 2017  •  Umberto Guida, Director of Research and Innovation at the UITP

In times of advances in green energy solutions, the emergence of digitalisation, and a number of new players entering the market, the urban mobility sector is witnessing rapid change. Eurotransport asked Umberto Guida, Director of Research and Innovation at the UITP for his views on current industry trends affecting the bus sector.

You’ve worked at the UITP since 2008; how do you think the public transport industry has changed over this time? Globalisation and the subsequent opening of the market have encouraged commercial operators and industries to have a more business-oriented approach. In addition, the economic downturn has forced cities and public transport authorities to carefully consider investments, operational costs and daily expenses; all while environmental issues are under the spotlight.

Eurotransport at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2017

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  5 June 2017  •  Rachael Harper

With three days of the best exhibitors, speakers and new innovations in the world of public transport, Eurotransport wasn’t going to miss 2017’s UITP Global Public Transport Summit.