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Statistics: Public transport in EU 2000-2012

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UITP is launching its first annual publication on public transport statistics in the EU Member States. Nearly 57 billion local public transport journeys were made in the European Union in 2012. The pace of growth in public transport journeys since 2000 reflects fluctuations of the economic situation, the growth in urban population and some signs of emerging changes in urban mobility patterns. Moreover, the public transport sector plays a considerable role in managing and delivering sustainable urban mobility in the EU: there are approximately 182 million journeys being made on an average working day in the bloc.

Metro, light rail and tram systems in Europe

Produced as part of UITP’s cooperation with the European Rail Research Advisory Council, this publication provides a picture of the metro and light rail systems running in Europe. Information is presented in aggregated form for the countries participating in the study. It includes information on the length of the network, the number of lines in operation, the rolling stock of vehicles and, where this is the case, planned improvements, extensions and replacements.

2nd European Electromobility Stakeholder Forum

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The challenges, obstacles and opportunities to deliver an effective electromobility system in Europe were addressed and discussed over two days at the 2nd European Electromobility Stakeholder Forum Meeting in Brussels on the 4th and 5th of June. ZeEUS coordinated by UITP, Green eMotion and FREVUE as the three flagship electromobility projects of the European Commission jointly presented their findings and plans on electromobility in Europe across a number of common themes for electrified passengers cars, freight vehicles and urban buses.

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