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Electric Buses: Fleet & Infrastructure Planning, Operations and Maintenance for North America

27 > 29 Sep. 2023
New Jersey/NYC, USA - 9:00am (EDT, UTC -4)
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UITP Academy is launching the training programon Electric Buses: Fleet & Infrastructure Planning, Operations and Maintenancebetween September 27-29, 2023 with Regional Training Center, New Jersey Transit


Here’s what you will learn

With more and more metropolitan areas targeting zero-emission environments, an increasing number of cities, transport authorities, and operators are considering a fully electric solution for their urban bus networks. In this context, the UITP Academy designed this training program on Electric Buses offering a comprehensive overview of the electric solution for urban bus networks including setting a long-term city strategy -in terms of energy transition, the definition of a charging strategy, the choice of technology and the way to the procurement, and the implementation and operation of the system. 

 Download the program brochure

Here’s what you will learn: 

  • Introduce the electric solution, the different types of technologies, and compare their benefits and drawbacks
  • Understand the products on offer and the mainstream technology options available, competition, and the maturity level of the suppliers
  • Understand how to develop an operational and charging strategy 
  • Learn from experience how to plan, implement and run electric bus lines successfully
    • Understand the implications for operations and infrastructure 
    • Learn from successful major electric bus project implementations including electric bus system procurement 
    • Understand how technology and data management can help to optimise your operations

*UITP reserves the right to make changes to the program or any related activity at its discretion.

    A top-level methodology

    • Get inspired by our trainers, understand the main concepts, and learn from successful best practice
    • Participate in interactive plenary sessions with introductions by course leaders, presentations by trainers, and open discussions with participants
    • Challenge your practical knowledge on electric bus operation and maintenance
    • Address the topic from an international perspective, enriched by different cultural approaches and points of view
    • Benefit from a unique exchange of knowledge and experience between professionals

    UITP Training Programs and all related processes are certified for ISO29990:2010 – the standard for learning services for non-formal education and training.

    Who is it for?

    • Project managers, engineers, and other professionals eager to learn more about the technology, the implementation, and the running of electric buses 
    • Staff from public transport operators or authorities planning to extend a fully-electric solution to the core part of their urban bus network
    • Staff from the bus industry worldwide involved in the market uptake of electric buses 
    • Professionals interested in obtaining a wider and international perspective on electric buses and eager to learn more from international best practice

      Inspiring trainers & guest speakers  

      All UITP trainers are top level transport and mobility professionals with extensive experience in public transport and operations from different regions of the world. In addition, UITP invites guest speakers to illustrate specific solutions, practices and case studies.

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