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UITP Awards

Enhancing life in urban areas worldwide

The 2021 UITP Awards have concluded, we will announce the next edition by 2023

Logo of the UITP awards 2021

The winners of the UITP Awards were announced on 6 February 2022 during the MENA Transport Congress and Exhibition. A report outlining the projects and details of outstanding submissions is planned for later this year.

As the coveted prize in public transport, the UITP Awards showcase the most ambitious and innovative projects of the last two years in cities and regions around the globe. UITP established the Awards in 2011 and after ten years, 2021 marked its 6th edition.

Projects vying for an award, position public transport as the backbone of urban and local mobility. They excel at enhancing quality of life in urban areas worldwide by supporting, promoting and advancing public transport.

The UITP Awards cover eight categories from diversity & inclusion to multimodal integration and public and urban transport strategy. UITP assembles an impartial expert jury that scores the submitted projects based on their innovation, contribution and transferability prospects.

Meet the 2021 UITP Awards winners!

Climate & Health - Volvo Buses
Design - Department of Transport - Victoria
Diversity & inclusion - gender equality - Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona
Marketing Campaign - SMRT Corporation Ltd
Multimodal integration - Department of Transport and Road Infrastructure Development of Moscow
Operational and technological excellence - Nantes Métropole
Public and urban transport strategy - transports publics genevois
Young researchers - Roger Tan
  • 320

    Projects submitted

  • 28


  • 8


What are the UITP Awards looking for?

The UITP Awards take place every 2 years. Applying to win a coveted UITP Award gives organisations valuable recognition from sector peers, while bringing visibility and attention to outstanding work in the field of sustainable urban transport.

In each category, the winning projects promote public transport as the backbone of sustainable urban mobility.

The Awards are meant for projects submitted by UITP members only. However, in exceptional circumstances, outstanding applications from non-UITP members may be considered.

The UITP awards are the coveted prize in the public transport sector


Meet the 9 members of the 2021 jury

Anders Wretstrand
Carles Casas Esplugas
Hanne Bertnes Norli
José M. Viegas
Leah Hockley
Mario Peloquin
Michele Dix
Richa Sahay
Tammam Nakkash


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