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Who we are

We are the only worldwide network to bring together all public transport stakeholders and all sustainable transport modes

UITP (Union Internationale des Transports Publics) is the International Association of Public Transport and a passionate champion of sustainable urban mobility. Established in 1885, with more than 135 years of history, it is the only worldwide network to bring together all public transport stakeholders and all sustainable transport modes.

  • 1800+

    Member Companies

  • 100+

    Countries

  • 16

    Offices

UITP is leading a revolution towards more liveable cities and a more equitable society by promoting modern, efficient, and sustainable public transport around the world.
Pere Calvet Tordera
UITP President
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What we do

We are working to enhance quality of life and economic well-being by supporting and promoting sustainable transport in urban areas worldwide.

Concretely :

  • We release publications and statistics
  • We organise events
  • We lead research & innovation projects
  • We deliver training sessions
  • Advocacy

    We engage with decision makers & key international organisations to promote sustainable mobility solutions.

  • Knowledge

    We inspire excellence and innovation by generating cutting-edge knowledge and expertise.

  • Networking

    We bring people together to exchange ideas, find solutions and forge partnerships.

Our values

Respect
We respect members, partners and colleagues, with whom we are working on making cities healthier, more inclusive and sustainable.

Innovation
We provide a platform that promotes innovation to anticipate mobility needs and inspire pioneering solutions.

Sharing
We encourage the exchange of ideas and best practices among the sustainable mobility community.

Expertise
We gather information, best practices and statistics so that we can become the global centre of knowledge for sustainable mobility.

Where we are

We have more than 1800 members around the world with 16 offices

While UITP’s main office has always been located in Brussels, Belgium, various regional divisions have been established in the last 15 years. Seeking a local presence with our members, UITP has opened 14 liaison and regional offices, two Centres for Transport Excellence and regional training centres across the globe.

Offices
Head Office
UITP Headquarters
Liaison Offices
UITP Maghreb
UITP Turkey
UITP/UATP East and Southern African
UITP China
UITP Iran
Regional Offices
UATP - Union Africaine des Transports Publics
UITP India
UITP MENA
UITP Asia-Pacific
UITP Australia/ New Zealand
UITP Eurasia
UITP North America
UITP Latin America
Innovation
Training

Governance

Together with our members, we address all topics related to sustainable urban mobility in an international context

The UITP governance structure is made up of numerous bodies which interact with each other and together make sure that the Association is managed democratically, transparently and efficiently.  

You can also find our Internal Rules on MyLibrary here.

The different bodies are further described below.

General Assembly
The Executive Board
President & Deputy President
The Policy Board
The Prescom
The Divisions
The Committees
The Secretary General & General Secretariat

Our people

Meet our dedicated staff of the Secretariat

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