is an international association of public transportation groups which advocates innovative sustainable mobility projects in policy making.
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and its role in advancing sustainable urban mobility?
The first session will tackle the issue of security and safety of mass transport at large events and is headed by Thomas Kritzer, Chairman of the UITP
Security Commission and Operation Manager at Wiener Linien in Vienna, Austria.
The second highest position in UITP
will enable DoT to obtain a permanent seat in the Policy Board of UITP
MENA Centre was formed in 2011 by the Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai (RTA) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP
), with the aim of furthering sustainable networks in the MENA region.
Given the rate at which the public transport system is being developed across the Middle East countries, the investment in the system won't be less than $80 billion in the next 10 years," said HE Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of RTA, marking the start of the 59th UITP
(International Association of Public Transport) World Congress and Mobility and City Transport Exhibition in Dubai.
The first ever public transport awards were given out to cities around the world during the 59th UITP
World Congress & Exhibition in Dubai.
The deal was signed during the ongoing UITP
conference and exhibition in Dubai.
The market for automated metro systems is projected to reach EUR13bn (USD19bn) in the next five years, Alstoma[euro](tm)s president, Philippe Mellier, said at the UITP
global congress in Dubai, where the JV was announced.
Professor Kishore Mahbubani, voted one of the world's top 100 thinkers alongside the likes of US President Barack Obama, used an address at the opening day of the UITP
World Congress yesterday to warn that the planet cannot sustain the same levels of car ownership in rising Asian powers as currently enjoyed by the United States.
GulfRail 2012 is participating in UITP
Dubai 2011 to highlight the investment opportunities and intelligent rail systems in the GCC.
The 'strategic global planning' sessions were moderated by Greta Kotler, chief knowledge and strategy officer at ASAE (American Society of Association Executives) with contributions from speakers Chip Deale, head of global society relations at the CFA Institute (Global Association of Investment Professionals), Helga Severyns, senior director of the UITP
(International Association of Public Transport) and Luc Hendricx, director of IDF (Congresses and Governance for the International Diabetes Federation).