LTA-UITP Training Programme on Public Transport Fundamentals Feb 2017

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UITP-LTA Training Programme on Public Transport Fundamentals is jointly organised by UITP Centre for Transport Excellence (CTE) in Singapore and LTA Academy, Land Transport Authority (LTA), Singapore


'Public Transport Fundamentals" aims to provide fundamental knowledge on public transport as part of sustainable urban mobility by combining UITP's international knowledge with LTA's experience in delivering quality and sustainable public transport in Singapore. The course also provides opportunities for participants to take part in interactive discussions and to share their experiences.


Target Audience

  • New staff to the Public Transport sector
  • Professionals to broaden their knowledge on the Public Transport sector
  • Applicants must have a good command of English to appreciate the programme


For questions and registration mail:


The programme starts at 9:00am on Monday 27 February and finishes around 5:00pm on Wednesday 1 March


Monday 27 February (Day 1)

9:00 – 09:30        Welcome and Introduction

9:30 – 11:00        Public Transport and the City                                                   Mohamed Mezghani, UITP

11:00 – 11:30     Coffee break

11:30 – 12.30     Public Transport Policy in Singapore                                      LTA

12:30 – 13:30     Lunch

13:30 – 14:00     Integrated Transport Planning in Singapore                        LTA

14:00 – 15:30     Introduction to Public Transport Modes                Mohamed Mezghani, UITP

                              + Group Work Introduction on Modal choice

15:30 – 16:00     Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00     Group work


Tuesday 28 February (Day 2)

09:00 – 10:30     Modal Choice in Public Transport                                           Mohamed Mezghani, UITP

10:30 – 11:00     Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30     Public Transport framework for Regulation and  Paul Barter, Adjunct Associate Professor

  Contracting and the Organisation of Public Transport      LKY School of Public Policy, NUS

12.30 – 13:30     Lunch

13.30 – 17:00     Technical visit                                                                              


Wednesday 1 March (Day 3)

09:00 – 10:30     Funding of Public Transport                                                     Mohamed Mezghani, UITP

                           Financing/Pricing/Fare structures

10:30 – 11:00     Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30     Marketing and Communications in Public Transport        Christophe Karkan, UITP

12.30 – 13.30     Lunch

13.30 – 15:00     Group Work

15:00 – 16:30     Wrap-UP & Group Discussion & Certificate Ceremony


Registration is open! Click here for our registration portal or mail Mr. Sander DE WEERD,

Course fee category   Fee (SGD)
Developed Nations    
UITP Member Normal  $2,100
Early Bird $1,550
UITP Non Member Normal  $2,600
Early Bird $1,950
Group UITP Member (4 or +) Normal  $1,500
Early Bird $1,500
Group UITP Non Member (4 or +) Normal  $1,850
Early Bird $1,850
Developing Nations    
UITP Member Normal  $1,500
Early Bird $1,100
UITP Non Member Normal  $1,850
Early Bird $1,350
Group UITP Member (4 or +) Normal  $950
Early Bird $950
Group UITP Non Member (4 or +) Normal  $1,250
Early Bird $1,250


Registration fees will be invoiced by LTA after you complete the registration via our portal.

To Advance Public Transport worldwide this programme is selected to have special rates for developing nations (DNA).
List of countries eligible for DNA rates.


For enquiries, please contact: 
Mr. Sander DE WEERD,, +65 6585 2944
Mr. SIAN Chean Chin,, +65 6585 5781

Practical information: 


3 training days which includes a technical visit


LTA Academy, No.71 Chai Chee Street, Block 5, Level 2, Singapore 468981 (Training Room)


Half day technical visit of the Singapore public transport system (in cooperation with one of the public transport operators in Singapore)


Mr SIAN Chean Chin
Phone: +65 6585 5781

Mr Sander DE WEERD, UITP Asia-Pacific, Singapore Office
Phone: +65 6585 2944


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. It provides a one-stop platform for government officials, professionals and practitioners from around the world to tap on Singapore’s experience and expertise and exchange knowledge and best practices in urban transport management and development. 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 UITP

UITP is a non-profit international association. As a passionate champion of sustainable mobility, UITP is internationally recognised for its work in advancing the development of this critical policy agenda. UITP has a long history to its name, and is the only worldwide network to bring together the whole public transport sector and all sustainable transport modes.

UITP’s head office is located in Brussels, Belgium and the association counts 15 regional offices around the world


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