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2 - Swedish Public Transport Association - Swedish Bus and Coach Federation - Swedish Taxi Association - Association of Swedish Train Operating Companies - Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions in Sweden - Swedish Transport Administration The project started in 2008 The organisations within The Swedish Doubling Project

3 Our vision: Public transport is a natural part of travel in a sustainable society

4 Our overall goal: a long-term doubling of the market share held by public transport

5 We are all driven by value for passengers and by helping to create a sustainable development of society We are all sensitive to the varied and changeable needs of passengers We all have faith and confidence in each other’s willingness and ability to work together and help create good overall solutions We are all open to new ideas that contribute towards value creation and sustainability Common values

6 Supported by UITP – the international public transport organisation UITP’s goal: PTx2 – a doubling of the public transport market share worldwide by 2025 Sweden – part of the global doubling goal

7 Public transport is a stragegic tool for coping with the environment and employment issues It creates the preconditions necessary for growth and regional business development It reduces carbon dioxide emissions Fewer people are killed and injured on the roads Why focus on public transport doubling?

8 Customer promises/ harmonization Environmental programme Programme for security, safety and availability Common systems - information - booking Common system - future payment Regional transport provision programme for sustainable travel The Contract process Best practices The Knowledge Lift The Statistics portal Infrastructure Taxes and legislation Project Office - Coordination - Communication

9 Business Model for doubled public transport The Contract Process Recommendations Guides The Doubling Project provides valuable tools

10 Best practices are continously highlighted and communicated to inspire others to follow Think tanks, seminars, education The Doubling Project provides inspiration

11 The role of the State (for example infrastructure) From national project to regional and local ”workshop” Spread best practices Key factors

12 New legislation for public transport

13 Current legislation: COUNTY COUNCILS MUNICIPALITIES OPERATOR TRANSPORT PRINCIPALS COUNTY COUNCILS

14 New legislation – overall process REGIONAL KOLLEKTIVTRAFIK- MYNDIGHET REGIONAL TRANSPORT PROVISION PROGRAMMES REGIONAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT AUTHORITIES PUBLIC SERVICE OBLIGATION CONTRACTS FREE MARKET/DEREGULATION

15 The new Act regulates public transport on the railways, on tram and rapid light-rail systems, on the roads, on the metro and with ferries. The Act comes into force on 1 january 2012 New Public Transport Act 2012

16 A regional public transport authority will be set up in each county with responsibility for all regional public transport (within the county and for commuting to and from work or for other travel of a daily nature). The authority will be organised in the form of a regional federation of local authorities or a joint committee, or alternatively within the county council. New Public Transport Act 2012

17 The regional public transport authority shall draw up and decide on a public transport provision programme. The programme shall incorporate all forms of regional transport and give expression to the need for regional public transport within the county and the goals for public transport provision. New Public Transport Act 2012

18 The authority shall decide on a general obligation to provide public transport The decision may only concern regional public transport (within the county and commuting to and from work, or some other form of daily travel) All general public transport obligations shall stem from the public transport provision programme It shall be possible to appeal against decisions on the obligation to provide public transport New Public Transport Act 2012

19 Following a decision on the general obligation to provide public transport, work shall start on the procurement process and agreements shall be entered into An authority may transfer the right into agreements on public transport to a limited liability company or to a local authority within the county Sole rights are not allowed to be granted as a service in return for the fulfilment of the general obligation to provide public transport New Public Transport Act 2012

20 Public transport companies are entitled to establish commercial public transport A requirement that the transport company shall inform the regional public transport authority before the commencement of services and before the conclusion of services A requirement that the transport company shall provide information on the range of transport services it offers for a common system of passenger information New Public Transport Act 2012

21 Interim provisions A public transport provision programme shall have been drawn up by 1 October, 2012 All allocations subsequent to 1 July, 2012 shall be preceded by a decision on the general obligation to provide public transport New Public Transport Act 2012

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