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Electric Buses

19 > 27 Jan. 2021
Online, 10.00 CET time
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Please note that the course is fully booked. In case you would like to be put on the waiting list or you are interested in attending the next edition, you can send an e-mail to [email protected].

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


  • 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