UITP is involved in activities that contribute to promotion of public transport and stimulation of research and innovation.

Current Initiatives

ITxPT focuses on implementation of standards for plug-and-play IT-systems applied to public transport. An integrated testbench offers services to specify, test, qualify and showcase IT solutions. Read more here.

The Smart Ticketing Alliance (STA) represents a platform for establishing smart ticketing interoperability in the public transport sector.

SHIFT²RAIL is the first European rail initiative to seek focused research and innovation (R&I) and market-driven solutions by accelerating the integration of new and advanced technologies into innovative rail product solutions. 

UITP is a leading member of the action cluster on sustainable urban mobility within the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities.

See all Research & Innovation projects


Read our official response to the EU Recovery Package announced last week.

EU Policy

Read our third open letter to EU institutions to emphasise the key role of our sector in the EU recovery plan.

Press Release

Read our second open letter to EU institutions and our Knowledge Brief on resumption of services.

Press Release

Read our joint Open Letter to the EU Institutions to keep public transport services running.

EU Policy


15/10/2020 > 15/10/2020
Brussels, Belgium
5th Y4PT Global Transport Hackathon Melbourne 2021
06/06/2021 > 12/06/2021
Melbourne, Australia

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