Public transport and mega events
Cities are the theatre of a growing number of mega events: sport competitions, concerts, cultural festivals, religious pilgrimages and business conventions, to name just a few. Such events are catalysts for city improvement and public transport is an essential ingredient for their success.
While mega events represent an opportunity to showcase its strengths, they are also a test for public transport. Poor performance, delays or even accidents can affect not only the course of the event but also the image of public transport and of the city.
In this context, UITP is proposing this 3 days training programme on the Planning and Operations of Public Transport for Mega Events. The course is organised with the support of CITEC, a consulting company specialised in the organisation of transport and mega events, and the SYTRAL, the local transport authority in Lyon.
The course is designed for professionals from transport authorities and operators who are organisers or eager to become organisers of mega events in their city.