UITP’s wide range of publications brings together the latest public transport knowledge and know-how and includes insightful reports, benchmarking studies, statistics, best practices, guidelines and recommendations.These publications cover the whole spectrum of mobility-related issues, such as technology, market organisation, sustainable development, security, standardisation, vehicles, equipment, and policy issues.

Members can search for and download a host of free publications in UITP’s extensive electronic library, MyLibrary. You can also contact our in-house Data & Statistics Team directly to ask for specific data on any public transport-related topic at

January 2014
Better public transport fare policy for more resilient funding

In this Policy Brief, UITP explains why regular, moderate and accountable fare adjustments should be the rule.

December 2013

This technical study evaluates the differences between various engine technologies and examines the consequences of those differences.

November 2013
Organisation and major players of short-distance public transport in the European Union

The report analyses the organisation of public transport in the EU in the light of the Member States’ gradual adaptation of the European Union’s Regulation 1370/2007 on the organisation of public p

October 2013

The third edition of the Observatory of Employment in Public Transport analyses developments in terms of staff recruitment and retention in Asian countries, drawing comparisons between the Asian and the European landscapes.

September 2013
Metro Automation in 2013

This report presents the latest trends in the use of fully automated metro vehicles, without staff on board.

May 2013
Your voice in the European Union

UITP European Department 2013 leaflet. English version.

May 2013
photo of waterborne transport in Bermuda

In recent years waterborne transport has become an integral part of the urban landscape.

January 2013

This Policy Brief demonstrates that public transport is an essential ingredient of green and inclusive growth.

December 2012

This Focus Paper aims to support the development of more regular, systematic and sophisticated fare review mechanisms that will make it possible to sustain the provision of public transport service

October 2012
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.


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