Presentation on theme: "Urban Transport BenchMarking"— Presentation transcript:
1 Urban Transport BenchMarking Public Transport Organisation &Policy GroupThe case of Athens PT SystemNellie TzivelouOASA, Transport Planning & Development Dept.
2 Overview of the Public Transportation System in Athens Ministry of Transport & CommunicationsAthens Urban Transport OrganizationETHELThermal BusesISAPElectrical RailwaysILPAPElectrical BusesAMELMetroSUBURBAN RAILTRAM
3 Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) OASA GroupMetropolitan Public Transport AuthorityResponsible for the planning, co-ordination and control of all public transport modes in the greater Athens area (thermal buses, trolley buses, metro)3 affiliated companies responsible for the execution of transport servicesETHEL S.A.(thermal bus operation)ILPAP S.A.(trolley bus operation)ISAP S.A.(Metro Line 1 operation)OPERATION COMPANY
4 Institutional Framework OASA :legal entity of Private Law, totally owned by the Greek State,operates under the supervision & control of the Ministry of Transport & Communications,assigns the operation & exploitation of transport service to SA corporations,enters into business contract agreements with the affiliated companies,established in 1993.
5 Institutional Framework E.TH.EL established in 1994 as an affiliated company of OASAI.L.P.A.P. established in 1970, is a public corporation and fully belongs to the Greek State. Since 1998 is an affiliated company of OASAI.S.A.P. established in 1976, and since 1998 is an affiliated company of OASAA.M.E.L established in 2001 as an affiliated company of Attiko Metro SA. AMEL will merge with ISAP within 3 years from the start of operation of metro lines 2 & 3 and subsequently supervised by OASA
6 Organisation of Athens PT PT in Athens is operating under an authority initiative regime , (the right of initiative to create PT services is reserved to the organising authority)Direct management by the administration of OASA100% regulated marketOASA not only sets the rules for the operators, but also defines the scheduling, monitors the results and covers the financial deficits. Also is responsible for the definition of service, quality management, fares & ticketing, information & promotion, etc.Operators responsible for network management
7 Organisation of Athens PT Targets :Financial results improvementCustomer oriented PT system developmentModernisation of servicesIntegration of the new modes (tram & suburban)Means of planning :Implementation of the Strategic PlanDevelopment of OASA and the operating companies Business PlanContracts
8 Contracts2 year management contracts planned, but not finalised and signed yetInclude provisions & terms for the implementation of the transport service by the affiliated companiesAccomplish the objectives of the Strategic Plan and the Business PlanFinancial indicators, quality indicators and business plan objectives
9 Contracts Direct award to transport operators Industrial risk (operating costs) and commercial risk (revenues) taken by OASAOASA collects the fare revenues and distributes them to the transport operators as remuneration, covers the operating deficits and the cost of investment.OASA monitors the respect of the set of specifications and the good execution of the service through qualitative & quantitative assessments.
10 Athens Bus Network Responsible for Bus Operations : ETHEL 308 Bus linestotal length of bus lines (2 directions) : Kmtrips per day1.700 buses for daily operationsDaily traffic: passengers
11 Trolley Network Responsible for trolley operations: ILPAP 22 lines total length (2 directions): 379 Km2.360 trips per day280 trolleys in operationDaily traffic: passengers
12 Athens Metro Network 3 lines in total Peak Hour Headway 2,5 min (ISAP) Metro Line 1 : ISAPMetro Lines 2 & 3 : AMELPeak Hour Headway2,5 min (ISAP)3 min (Lines 2&3)Time of operation05: :30Daily passenger trafficpassengers