UITP Grow with Public Transport Press Conference (Video)

UITP Grow with Public Transport Press Conference
Date: Wednesday, 18 September 2013
Time: 10:00-11:00am (networking breakfast, 11:00am-12:30pm)
Place: International Press Centre ‘Residence Palace,’ rue de la Loi 155, 1040 Brussels, Belgium (metro station : Schuman)

The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) warmly invites you to a press conference for the release of the final results of the ‘All together for public transport growth’ movement, part of the ongoing ‘Grow with Public Transport’ campaign. On the occasion of European Mobility Week (16-22 September), 73 cities, regions and industry members in 29 countries and on five continents, will issue a collective call for more and better public transport.

Participating cities and regions will display the message ‘Grow with Public Transport’ in metros, buses, trams, stations and stops to demonstrate to political decision makers and citizens alike the economic, environmental and social benefits of public transport. This press conference will be the ideal opportunity to learn more about the campaign from top-level speakers and to witness an exclusive showing of the final campaign film. Click here to see the campaign launch film.

-Alain Flausch, UITP Secretary General
-Olivier Onidi, Director of Innovative and Sustainable Mobility, European Commission, DG MOVE
-More to be confirmed…

For more details: http://growpublictransport.org/
To register: please send an email confirmation to andrew.canning@uitp.org


Note to Editors

The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) is the international network for public transport authorities and operators, policy decision-makers, scientific institutes and the public transport supply and service industry. It is a platform for worldwide cooperation, business development and the sharing of know-how between its 3,400 members from 92 countries. UITP is the global advocate of public transport and sustainable mobility, and the promoter of innovations in the sector. Visit our website www.uitp.org


Andrew Canning | Press & Media Manager | +32 2 663 66 39 | andrew.canning@uitp.org | @UITPpressoffice

Sylvie Cappaert-Blondelle | Director Communications & Publications | +32 2 661 31 91 | sylvie.cappaert@uitp.org

UITP Grow with Public Transport Press Conference

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