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Tendering and Contracting of Public Transport Services

Where
Online
When
16 > 25 Mar. 2021
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Reach your objectives
  • Broaden your knowledge on institutional and regulatory framework of public transport
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the 4 main models of organisation: Direct awarding, Deregulation, Route tendering and Network tendering including the roles and competences of various actors, risks and responsibilities sharing between authority and operator, quality incentives in contracts, etc.
  • Discuss and apply during case studies the lessons learnt from these models of organisation: success factors and limitations
  • Have a better understanding of the implementation of the European Regulation 1370/2007 on public passenger transport services by rail and by road
Furthermore, this training gives an opportunity to discuss various ways of organising the provision of public transport services and will help you to reflect and constitute an opinion on topics such as:
  • How do the roles of public transport authorities vary between countries and regions in their relationship with public transport operators?
  • What are the various forms of contracting used in public transport?
  • What are main challenges facing transport authorities for the future of contracting?
  • Is ‘competition’ the only way to organise public transport?
  • What does it take to organise a competitive tendering procedure for public transport services?
  • Should operators or the transport authority plan public transport services?
  • Should the free market play a role in public transport provision?

Who is it for?

  • Professionals interested in obtaining a wider perspective on alternative ways to organise the provision of public transport services and on how these services are contracted in other cities and countries.
  • Professionals eager to develop their understanding of public transport service contracting, competitive tendering and quality management
  • The course is adapted to experienced professionals but also to newcomers in the sector and welcomes participants from local transport authorities, public transport operators, the supply industry, and regulatory bodies.
  • The course is suitable for participants from companies worldwide
Inspiring trainers

Our trainers are experienced professionals in the fields of public transport service contracting, competitive tendering, quality management and regulatory affairs.

A top level methodology

  • Participate in interactive plenary sessions which includes an introduction and presentation from the course leaders and the trainer, followed by an open discussion with participants
  • Learn from skilful trainers
  • Share your knowledge and experience with other participants
  • Discuss real life examples and lessons learned from different models of organisation
  • Challenge your thinking on the way to organise public transport services

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

 

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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