According to UITP’s knowledge base, the bus is the most used mode of public transport around the world. With millions of journeys being taken daily, we know there really is no sustainable mobility within our cities without boarding the bus. The bus has a long and rich history within the sector, and UITP.
The image of the bus has been resurrected in recent years, with the creation of new services, innovative operations and the promotion of original policies bolstering the sector. New innovative policy and strong political drive has helped advance the bus to new heights, as Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and the electric bus have found great international success. The bus also plays a vital role in the discussion on climate change and automation as reducing emissions and road fatalities as well as curbing congestion in our cities. The innovative bus systems immensely contribute to achieve cleaner and cooperative, connected and automated urban mobility.