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Besides public transport such as rail, metro, tram and bus networks, collective passenger transport also covers car-sharing, car-pooling and flexible mobility services such as train-taxi schemes and demand-responsive transport in areas of low demand.

Improvements to public transport services may address public transport vehicles and related infrastructure, as well as management techniques.

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By Tom Nokes / Updated: 17 Jan 2018

MENA Transport Congress & Exhibition: "Pioneering for Customer Happiness"

With a growing number of participants, technical offers, networking opportunities, and an extensive exhibition showcasing who’s who in the public transport industry, this is the premiere and most attended public transport event in the region.
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 17 Jan 2018

IT2Rail Final Event

A demonstration of IT2Rail results will be held during the Transport Research Arena event in Vienna next spring.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 18 Jan 2018

Bus Procurement, Maintenance & Asset Management

Objectives: Support public transport operators and authorities in renewing and maintaining their bus fleet Introducing key concepts and principles of bus vehicle procurement, tenders, risk evaluation and financials Understand the key issues for design and construction of Bus depot Learn about Maintenance & Asset Management in Singapore from Authority and operator Perspective Get familiar with Monitoring of Bus Asset Management in Bus Contracts Gain knowledge on Bus Maintenance & Depot Management, and Spare parts and obsolescence management
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 18 Jan 2018

Public Transport Fundamentals

UITPANZ’s Training Programme on Public Transport Fundamentals is a comprehensive introduction to public transport in Australia and New Zealand. The Programme provides delegates fundamental knowledge on a wide range of topics and issues in the contemporary public transport sector. The Programme combines UITP’s international knowledge with presentations from local experts in public transport authorities, operators and suppliers.
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 18 Jan 2018

Tendering and Contracting of Public Transport Services

Learning Objectives: Broaden your knowledge on institutional and regulatory framework of public transport Gain a deeper understanding of the 4 main models of organisation: Direct awarding, Deregulation, Route tendering and Network tendering including the roles and competences of various actors, risks and responsibilities sharing between authority and operator, quality incentives in contracts, etc.

By Pau Vilaplana / Updated: 18 Jan 2018

Terrassa Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan 2016-2021

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The new Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) in Terrassa established the action plan for 2016-21. It incorporates a group of measures aimed at reducing the accident rate, noise pollution and energy consumption, which allows for an improvement in environmental quality and the habitability of the streets. Also wants to increase the autonomy of the children, the elderly and disabled people.

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By Pau Vilaplana / Updated: 18 Jan 2018

Approved the new SUMP in Terrassa

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The new Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) in Terrassa established the action plan for 2016-21. It incorporates a group of measures aimed at reducing the accident rate, noise pollution and energy consumption, which allows for an improvement in environmental quality and the habitability of the streets. Also wants to increase the autonomy of the children, the elders and the disabled people.

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By Yannick Bousse / Updated: 12 Apr 2018

ELIPTIC Final Conference

On behalf of the project consortium ELIPTIC, the City of Bremen would like to invite you to the final conference in Bremen from 26 – 27 April 2018.

By Teije Gorris / Updated: 25 Oct 2017

The updating of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria's SUMP (Spain)

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria developed its SUMP between 2009-2012. An assessment of mobility on the island was conducted, resulting in the creation of various urban mobility measures. The geographical area of the mobility plan corresponds to that of the municipality (100km2).

Some measures have been implemented, whilst others remain in development. During monitoring and evaluation of the SUMP, local planning authorities identified potential future actions:

By rswa178 / Updated: 11 Oct 2017

Berlin public transport operator to employ refugees as bus drivers (Germany)

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A project by the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), Berlin's public transport operator, will soon see 16 refugees employed as bus drivers in the German capital.

To secure a place in the project, participants had to meet strict requirements: they needed a bus driver’s license, good German language skills, and a residency permit.