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


Read our joint Open Letter to the EU Institutions to keep public transport services running.

EU Policy

UITP and the European Committee of the Regions held a joint Conference on getting people out of their cars!

EU Policy

UITP encourages EU Member States to adopt the compromise proposal on rail passengers’ rights and obligations.

EU Policy

UITP has addressed an open letter to the new European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on the role of public transport in the EU Green...

EU Policy


4th Y4PT Global Transport Hackathon Dubai 2020
10/04/2020 > 16/04/2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
28/05/2020 > 28/05/2020
Brussels, Belgium

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