SPUTNIC - Strategies for public transport in cities

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The SPUTNIC project aimed at supporting knowledge and experience transfer towards the New Member States and Candidate Countries by compiling existing knowledge and best practices.

Practical tools were collected and developed to support the public transport stakeholders in four thematic areas: Market Organisation (financing/investment principles and priorities, revenue distribution system, incentives in contracts), Customer Relations (the image of public transport, marketing and customer satisfaction), Equipment and Operational Aspects  (infrastructure , rolling stock and related equipment, operational and fleet management) and  Corporate Management (human resource development, business organisation and planning including cost management).

IN BRIEF

  • Duration: July 2006 – July 2009
  • Budget: 2 million €
  • Coordinator: UITP, International Association for Public Transport
  • Partners: REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL CENTRE FOR CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE, RAPP TRANS, SOCIALDATA, IMAGO GROEP, TUV RHEINLAND, VTI, VVO, TRANSPORTS METROPOLITANS DE BARCELONA, WIENER LINIEN, S2R CONSULTING, TRANSMART CONSULTING, CERTU, MPK, IFTEC

More information: www.sputnicproject.eu
 

SPUTNIC was co-funded by the European Commission under the 6th Research and Technological Development Framework Programme, Research and Innovation Directorate General.

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