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What future for mobility? Cities air their expectations of operators, policy-makers at joint Paris conference

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The recent 'Moving Together' conference on the subject of Europe's future mobility landscape offered a platform for cities to air their expectations of operators and EU policy-makers. It was also an opportunity for participants - including important industry stakeholders as well as European Commission figures - to discuss financing mechanisms for cities and regions whose responsibilities are being increasingly devolved without adequate review of governance and funding frameworks.

Statistics: Public transport in EU 2000-2012

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UITP is launching its first annual publication on public transport statistics in the EU Member States. Nearly 57 billion local public transport journeys were made in the European Union in 2012. The pace of growth in public transport journeys since 2000 reflects fluctuations of the economic situation, the growth in urban population and some signs of emerging changes in urban mobility patterns. Moreover, the public transport sector plays a considerable role in managing and delivering sustainable urban mobility in the EU: there are approximately 182 million journeys being made on an average working day in the bloc.

New Statistics Brief: public transport ridership in EU highest since 2000

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UITP is launching its first annual publication that tracks and analyses public transport demand trends in the EU Member States.

Nearly 57 billion local public transport journeys were made in the European Union in 2012. The pace of growth in public transport journeys since 2000 reflects fluctuations of the economic situation, the growth in urban population and some signs of emerging changes in urban mobility patterns.

Local public transport trends in the European Union

UITP is launching its first annual publication that tracks and analyses public transport demand trends in the EU Member States. This UITP statistics publication, the first in a coming series, provides detailed figures by country and the breakdown of journeys by public transport mode in urban and suburban areas. It’s the first comprehensive effort to gather and analyse local public transport ridership data by country in the whole of the EU.

2nd European Electromobility Stakeholder Forum

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The challenges, obstacles and opportunities to deliver an effective electromobility system in Europe were addressed and discussed over two days at the 2nd European Electromobility Stakeholder Forum Meeting in Brussels on the 4th and 5th of June. ZeEUS coordinated by UITP, Green eMotion and FREVUE as the three flagship electromobility projects of the European Commission jointly presented their findings and plans on electromobility in Europe across a number of common themes for electrified passengers cars, freight vehicles and urban buses.

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 passenger transport services.

For the countries covered, the publication also provides the number of passenger journeys undertaken by urban public transport, the length of infrastructure for metro and light rail, as well as the number of employees and the market structure for urban public transport at the national level.

Publication format: Hardcopy - Full Colour

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