Webinar - Addressing the financial impact of the Covid-19 crisis

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This webinar is organised in the framework of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. It aims to assist public transport operators in tailoring business continuity plans responding to the specific challenges of communicable diseases.

It will address the financial impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the public transport sector. The webinar will look into:

  • The economic impact of the current situation on public transport operators
  • Steps that could be considered to address the current financial challenges
  • Reflections on the longer-term impact on funding and financing of public transport

This 90 minutes (maximum) webinar in English is free of charge and only available to UITP members. Non UITP-members will be able to access the recording of the webinar afterwards in MyLibrary.

Who are our speakers and moderator?​

  • Julian Ware, Head of Corporate Finance, Transport for London (TfL), United Kingdom
  • Ulrich Weber, Head of Staff Unit Funding/ EU Affairs, Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen, Germany
  • Hilia Boris Iglesia, Manager, Knowledge & Innovation, UITP
  • Andrea Soehnchen, Consultant TransFortis, UITP

Other speakers will be confirmed very soon. If you are interested to share your experience and ideas, please get in touch with Adrien Moulin, Senior Manager, adrien.moulin@uitp.org.

When will it take place?

Thursday 7th May 2020 at 14.00 CEST (Brussels time)

How can I join the webinar?

Click here to register. A few days before the webinar takes place, you will receive an email with a link to connect to the webinar.

What software is used?


If you have never used GotoWebinar, we advise you to check the compatibility with your IT system.


For any question on the webinar, please contact Sunita (sunita.kelecom@uitp.org)

E-Peer Review

UITP Academy can assist with an e-peer review on preparing for pandemics, managing the response, and developing integrated action plans for the public transport sector. See how it works and the topics we can offer here.

Please contact Emre Kiran, Head of Training, emre.kiran@uitp.org  for more information.

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