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The UITP ‘Public Transport Fundamentals’ training programme aims to provide fundamental knowledge on public transport as part of sustainable urban mobility. It combines UITP’s international knowledge with LTA's and DIMTS’s experience in delivering quality and sustainable public transport.

The course also provides opportunities for participants to take part in interactive discussions and to share their experiences.

This course is organised by UITP with the support from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) Academy, Singapore, the UITP Centre of Transport Excellence(CTE) in Singapore and  the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System Limited (DIMTS).


The key objectives of the program are:

  1. Provide participants with fundamental knowledge on public transport and sustainable urban mobility, and explain the importance of public transport
  2. Allow exchange of knowledge by tapping on UITP’s international expertise with DIMTS’ and LTA’s professional ‘on the ground’ operational experience
  3. Present basic definitions related to the organisation, administration and operation of public transport and illustrate them with examples
  4. Increase awareness of main issues related to urban mobility
  5. Provide a conducive platform for networking opportunities and interaction amongst participants


Each module will be delivered as follows:

  1. Basic principles and conceptual approach
  2. State-of-the-art development and innovations
  3. Good practice examples
  4. Interactive exchange between participants and group discussion with Public Transport specialists of UITP, and senior staff of LTA Academy and DIMTS.


  1. Three and Half training days (November 17-20, 2014) which includes a technical visit and group exercises.


  1. UITP experts with extensive experience and international knowledge of public transport and urban mobility policies.
  2. LTA and DIMTS specialists equipped with practitioner knowledge and experience of public transport regulation and policies.

Training Venue:

  1. The venue will be in New Delhi, India.

Technical Visit:

  1. Half day technical visit of the Control Centre at DIMTS.


Programme Outline:


     Monday (November 17, 2014)

Morning 9:00 AM

(with one Coffee/ Tea break)

     Welcome and Introduction

     Public Transport in the City – 3 Pillars of Mobility, UITP

     Delhi / India session


     Lunch (provided)


(with one Coffee/ Tea break)

     Public transport planning and policy in Singapore, LTA Academy

     Group work sharing


     Tuesday (November 18, 2014)

Morning 9:00AM

(with one Coffee/ Tea break)

     Public Transport modes and the modal choice issue

     Public Transport Organisation, Regulation and Contracts


     Lunch (provided)


     Contractual Arrangements between Authorities and Operators

     Group work sharing


     Wednesday (November 19, 2014)

Morning 9:00AM

(with one Coffee/ Tea break)

     Securing adequate funding for public transport

     Marketing and Customer-oriented Management


     Lunch (provided)


     Site Visit to DIMTS Bus Depot & Bus Control Centre


     Thursday (November 20, 2014)

Morning 9:00AM

(with one Coffee/ Tea break)

     Importance of ITS in Public Transport

     Conclusions & Evaluation


     Lunch (provided)


Please Download the Event Brochure here.



Course fee details (for both Domestic and Overseas delegates):


Current Regular Course fee

UITP Member

EUR 370

UITP Non-Member

EUR 425

A special group discount of 30% is offered to UITP members if three and more delegates are registered 

Note: Currently no VAT is applied on the registration fee. UITP reserves the right to apply VAT at any time should the respective rules change.

Register online or please send your participation mail to prakash@uitp.org   or   fax at +91 80 2295 2431

Course fee incldes: Lunch and coffee breaks as stated in the programme and all training material.

Practical information: 

Contact Details:

For any further details please contact:


Yusup KHASSIEV, Regional Manager

UITP Main Office, Brussels

Tel: +32 2 663 66 57

E-mail: yussup.khassiev@uitp.org


D.C. Prakash, Head UITP India

UITP India Regional Office, Bangalore

Tel: +91 80 22952555, M: +91 77609 91456

E-mail: prakash@uitp.org

Terms and Conditions:

  1. As soon as registration will be done on-line, an invoice will be issued. Confirmation letter will be sent out after receipt of the invoiced registration fees.
  2. Please note that the bank transfer is to be done three weeks prior to the starting of the training programme. 
  3. Registration is confirmed only after the receipt of the fees.
  4. Bank charges and viable taxes, if any, have to be supported by the registered candidate.
  5. If candidate registered cannot attend the training programme for any reasons, no refund of fee will be made. A suitable substitute will be accepted at any time. 
  6. The registration fee is applicable to all participants of the training programme.
  7. The registration fee is to be paid in EURO only.
  8. Hotel accommodation, International travel or Local travel  is not included in the registration fee. 
  9. The participants will have to make their own arrangements for their stay.
  10. UITP reserves the right to make amendments to the training programme or any related activity.
  11. The intake to the training program is limited to 25 Candidates and places alocated on first come first served basis.
  12. UITP reserves the right to cancel the event in case there are not enough candidates registered.


About LTA Academy:

The LTA Academy was launched on September 2006 by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore. The Academy aims to be a global knowledge hub in urban transport. The Academy takes on three key roles: Learning Enabler, Research and Public Education. It publishes JOURNEYS, a professional publication on land transport issues. The Academy is a member of the Singapore Network of Public Sector Training Institutions (PSTI); and has forged strategic partnership with 22 established international agencies, including those in US, UK, Germany, China, India and Korea.


About DIMTS: 

Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) Ltd. is an equal equity joint venture of Govt. of NCT of Delhi and IDFC Foundation. The company provides Concept to Commissioning, Consultancy, Intelligent Transport System solutions and Urban Transport asset management services.  Apart from creating quality infrastructure and transportation systems, DIMTS is also actively working towards raising awareness among people about public transport.