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1 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme SPUTNIC Synthesis of the project’s outcomes Sebastian Emig – UITP European Project Manager

2 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme “PT in times of change”

3 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme Demographic change – Ageing

4 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme Pollution

5 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme Increasing scarcity of fossil fuels

6 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme Urbanisation

7 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme „Car culture“

8 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme Political and organisational vacuum

9 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme Outdated and overstaffed?

10 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme Economic crises

11 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme BECAUSE! The market is here…. Number of public transport passenger journeys per year in the EU: 60 billions (= ) Number of direct public transport jobs (=operators) in the EU: 1.2 millions Contribution of public transport to the EU economy (per year): 130 to 150 billion EUR (that is 1 to 1.2%) of the EU GDP. * * figures are estimates, based on a number of hypotheses

12 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme Transport provides access to many of our freedoms. The freedom to work and live in different parts of the world. The freedom to enjoy different products and services. The freedom to trade and to establish personal contacts.

13 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme Overall SPUTNIC conclusions Improve the cost effectiveness of PT system’s investment and operation Increase the attractiveness of PT system for existing passengers and potential new customers Multimodal, integrated and seamless PT is necessary to develop sustainable urban transport systems Infrastructure needs to be carefully planned and prioritised to optimise transport chains and the overall transport network Long-term management, maintenance, upgrading and repair of both vehicles and infrastructure. Raise the awareness of and the commitment to PT

14 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme Can we change Public Transport ?! Yes, we can!

15 Strategies for Public Transport in Cities Funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme


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