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Bus
training

Electric Buses

When
19 > 27 Jan. 2021
Where
Online, 10.00 CET time
Organiser
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About

The topic

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 network. In this context, the UITP Academy designed this online training programme on Electric Buses offering a comprehensive overview of the electric solution for urban bus networks: from the setting of a long term city strategy in terms of energy transition to the definition of a charging strategy and the choice of technology and all the way to the procurement and the implementation and operation of the system.

Reach your objectives

  • 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 maturity level of the suppliers
  • Understand how to develop an operational and charging strategy
  • Learn from experience on 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 optimising your operations and charging

Target audience

  • 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 the 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

A good level of English is a compulsory requirement to attend the training

Methodology

  • Get inspired by our trainers, understand the main aspects of electric buses and learn from successful international best practice
  • Participate to interactive online sessions with introduction by course leaders, presentation by the trainer and open discussion with participants
  • Challenge your practical knowledge on the technology, the implementation and the running of electric buses
  • Address the topic from an international perspective, enriched by different cultural approaches and points of views

Why choose an online course

  • Interact with public transport professionals from across the world
  • Be time efficient, with 6 sessions over a 2 weeks timespan
  • Flexibility to join the sessions from any location in the world, at work or at home
Join this online course
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