UITP is involved in activities that contribute to promotion of public transport and stimulation of research and innovation.

Current Initiatives

ITxPT focuses on implementation of standards for plug-and-play IT-systems applied to public transport. An integrated testbench offers services to specify, test, qualify and showcase IT solutions. Read more here.

The Smart Ticketing Alliance (STA) represents a platform for establishing smart ticketing interoperability in the public transport sector.

SHIFT²RAIL is the first European rail initiative to seek focused research and innovation (R&I) and market-driven solutions by accelerating the integration of new and advanced technologies into innovative rail product solutions. 

UITP is a leading member of the action cluster on sustainable urban mobility within the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities.

See all Research & Innovation projects


This monthly newsletter covers public transport news and updated from a European perspective. You will find below the content of the 30th issue...


ZeEUS eBus Report gives an extensive overview of the electric buses in operation in Europe today, along with the worldwide market trends.


A look back at the achievements of the Slovak Presidency (July-December 2016) regarding public transport.

EU Policy

The end of 2016 is near and all of us at UITP are wishing you a happy New Year and a wonderful 2017!



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30/01/2017 > 31/01/2017
Strasbourg, France
1st Y4PT Global Transport Hackathon Montreal 2017
10/05/2017 > 13/05/2017
Montreal, Canada

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