Regulation and Contracting in Public Transport



  
  
 
 
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17/07/2017
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19/07/2017
Singapore
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About: 

This programme aims to provide a better understanding of how public transport is regulated, to offer an integrated, quality driven and efficient service to commuters. It combines UITP’s international knowledge with LTA’s experience as a regulator of public transport in Singapore. The course also provides opportunities for participants to take part in interactive discussions and workshops and to share their experiences.
 

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Objectives
 
  • Provide participants with fundamental knowledge on the importance of a well regulated public transport system and introducing them to key regulatory models and market types (regulated & deregulated markets, the use of competitive tendering, the use of contracts and types of contracts etc.)
  • Present basic definitions and concepts related to the organisation, regulation and contracting of public transport services and illustrate them with international examples of best practices
  • Share Singapore’s experience in regulating bus and rail services
  • Gain a good understanding of alternative models of regulation, in particular the use of contracts and competitive tendering through international best practices
  • Allow exchange of knowledge by tapping on UITP’s international expertise  and LTA’s professional ‘on the ground’ operational experience  
  • Provide a conducive platform for networking opportunities and interaction amongst participants
  • Discuss lessons learnt from these models of organisation: success factors, challenges and limitations
 
Target audience
 
  • Professionals working for transport authorities or operators in areas related to regulation of transport services and operations, contract management and tendering. Professionals actively involved in the relations between transport authorities and operators.
  • This programme will be useful for cities considering a stronger and more efficient regulation of transport services, and/or looking at the introduction of contracts and competitive tendering.
  • Applicants must have a good command of English to appreciate this programme
 
Methodology
 
Each module will be delivered as follows:
 
  • Introduction of basic principles and concepts
  • State-of-the-art development and innovations
  • Examples of good practices
  • Interactive exchange between participants and dialogue sessions with guest speakers, senior staff of LTA and public transport specialists of UITP
 
 
Who are our Trainers?
 
  • LTA specialists equipped with practitioner knowledge and experience of public transport regulation and policies in Singapore
  • Professionals from transport authorities and/or operators in Asia-Pacific and Europe with on the ground experience in service delegation and contract management 
  • UITP experts with extensive experience and unique international knowledge of regulatory and contracting models worldwide

Speakers: 

 

 

 

Emmanuel VIVANT, Chief Executive Officer, RATP Dev Transdev Asia (RDTA)

Kaan YILDIZGOZ, Training Director, UITP Belgium 

 

Paul BARTER, Adjuct Associate Professor, LKY School of Public Policy, NUS

Programme: 

 

Monday 17 July 2017 (Day 1)

9:00 – 09:30        Welcome by LTA Academy & UITP

9:30 – 10:00        Admin briefing and Warm up Session

10:00 – 11:30     Organisation and Regulation of Public Transport               Paul Barter, Adjunct Associate Professor

                                                                                                                                       LKY School of Public Policy, NUS

11:30 – 12:00     Coffee break

12:00 – 12.45     Long-term Perspective on Regulatory                                   Paul Barter, Adjunct Associate Professor

                              Frameworks in Singapore                                                          LKY School of Public Policy, NUS

12:45 – 13:45     Lunch

13:45 – 14:45     LTA as Integrated Transport Authority in Singapore          By LTA Singapore

14:45 – 15:45     Case Study: Legal and Organizational Framework              Kaan Yildizgoz, Training Director, UITP

15:45 – 16:15     Coffee break

16.15 – 17.00     Group Exercise, Explanation and start case study

 

Tuesday 18 July 2017 (Day 2)

09:00 – 10:30     Tendering & Contracting in Public Transport                       Kaan Yildizgoz, Training Director, UITP

10:30 – 11:00     Coffee break

11:00 – 11:45     Rail Regulation and Licensing                                                   By LTA Singapore

11:45 – 12:30     Rail Operating Model in Singapore                                         By LTA Singapore

12.30 – 13:30     Lunch

13:30 – 14:15     Bus Operating Model in Singapore                                         By LTA Singapore

14:15 – 15:00     Bus Service Performance and Standards                              By LTA Singapore

15:00 – 15:30     Coffee break

15.30 – 17:00     Best Practices: Competitive Tendering                                  Emmanuel Vivant, Chief Executive Officer,

Operator Perspectives on Regulation and Contracting                     RATP Dev Transdev Asia (RDTA)

 

Wednesday 19 July 2017 (Day 3)

09:00 – 9:45        Fare Regulation in Singapore                                                   By LTA Singapore

9.45 - -10.30       Regulatory Approach for Ride selling Apps                          By LTA Singapore

10:30 – 11:00     Coffee break

11:00 – 12:00     Group Work

12.00 – 13.00     Lunch

13.00 – 14.00     Case Presentations

14:00 – 15:00     Wrap-Up & Certificate Presentation

Registration: 

Course fee category   Fee (SGD)
Developed Nations    
UITP Member Normal  $2,100
Early Bird* $1,650
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
*Early bird registration rates valid till 16 June 2017
GST will apply for participants from Singapore.   

You can register online by clicking here

More payment details are available once you have successfully registered online.

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

Confirmed participants will be notified via email upon receipt of payment by LTA.

Please note that the course fee does not cover the cost of accommodation in Singapore.
Participants are also required to make their own arrangements for airport transfers and daily travel from the hotel to the training venue.
Course fee includes programme materials, meals and coffee breaks.

 

ENQUIRIES

Mr Sander DE WEERD, UITP Asia-Pacific, Singapore Office
Phone: +65 6585 8292
Email: sander.deweerd@uitp.org

Practical information: 

TRAINING VENUE

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

ENQUIRIES

Mr SIAN Chean Chin
Phone: +65 6585 5781
Email: chean_chin_sian@lta.gov.sg

Mr Sander DE WEERD, UITP Asia-Pacific, Singapore Office
Phone: +65 6585 8292
Email: sander.deweerd@uitp.org

Speakers: 

 

 

 

Emmanuel VIVANT, Chief Executive Officer, RATP Dev Transdev Asia (RDTA)

Kaan YILDIZGOZ, Training Director, UITP Belgium 

 

Paul BARTER, Adjuct Associate Professor, LKY School of Public Policy, NUS

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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.