Training Programme on Bus Transport Planning and Operations



  
  
 
 
  • Training
20/11/2017
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22/11/2017
Singapore
  • Singapore

About: 

Objectives

  • Master the technical bus transport sector terminology regarding planning and operations for more effective and professional communication
  • Grasp the planning and execution of bus public transport system
  • Understand key aspects for designing a bus system for your city
  • Understand the maths of operation costs over full asset life cycle
  • Get familiar with latest development of technologies
  • Have access to an extensive list of first-class references for further readings

Target Audience

  • Staff from Planning Department
  • Staff from Operations Department
  • Other department staff having interest in Bus Planning & Operations

Methodology

  • Interactive plenary sessions including overview od the topic, presentation and discussion of the latest trends and developments
  • Presentation of good practice examples by experts
  • Additional opportunity to exchange experiences and discuss hot topics during workshops in smaller groups
  • Q & A Session

 

 

Speakers: 

 

Andreas Rau, Principal Investigator TUMCREATE Singapore

Dr. Rau joined TUM CREATE Limited in Singapore since 2011 as a Principle Investigator in TUM CREATE Center of ElectroMobility. His significant research experience contributed in public transport planning, development and implementation workshops and research projects funded by public transport authorities, and education institutes in Germany and Singapore. With a strong academic and teaching background, Dr. Rau was a Founding Director of MSc programme at TU München and the German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia, Singapore. 

Alok Jain, Managing Director, Trans-Consult Asia, Hong Kong

Alok was a Civil Engineer with postgraduate in Transportation Engineering and an MBA. Spending over half of this time with MTR Corporation / KCR Corporation, he was also a nominated director of Octopus group of companies and the Deputy Operations Director of Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited. With several publications to his credit including contribution to a book on best practices in railways operations and management, he is a regular speaker on multi-modal integration, metro operations, and public transport pricing. 

Kaan Yildizgoz, Training Director, UITP, Singapore

Kaan lectured in more than 25 different countries and organised training programmes in 40 countries with participants from 90 countries under UITP. He worked as Customer Loyalty & CRM Director of Turkish Airlines, Quality & Corporate Development Director and Advisor to General Manager in Metro Istanbul. Also he involved several consultancy projects with his consulting firms Urbanfra in Turkey and Mosaic International in Dubai. He worked for consultancy projects for organisations like B&H (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Airlines, Iraq Ministry of Transportation, IETT Istanbul, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Kayseri Ulaşım etc. 

Catherine Ng , Senior Manager , LTA Singapore

Catherine is the Central Manager of Singapore Bus Academy (SGBA) of Land Transport Authority (LTA) and was one of the pioneers in the establishment of the centralised  academy dedicated for all bus professionals. With more than 20 years of experience, She was working as senior management team in the Learning and Development industry for both the government and private sector’s institutions of higher learning, especifically in the areas of capability development, quality management and operation of the academy. 

Chan Hon Wai, Director Bus Planning, Land Transport Authority, Singapore

Hon Wai took on the role of central bus planning when it was announced as part of the Land Transport Masterplan 2008. Since then, He has been actively involved in the development of the bus network in Singapore. Some of the key projects which he was involved include the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP) where the Government partnered the bus operators to inject 1,000 buses to improve connectivity and bus service levels, and the Bus Contracting Model (BCM) which changed the entire bus industry framework. 

 

Programme: 

COURSE SCHEDULING AND ARCHITECTURE

 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

0900-10:45

Welcome & objectives & Introduction to Programme

Bus Network Design and Route Planning (part 1)

Bus Operations Planning & Scheduling: Timetable, Vehicles and Personnel

Bus Operations Execution: OCC, IT Support, Incident Management, KPIs

 

Coffee-break

11:15-12:45

Bus Network Design and Route Planning (part 2)

Training & Development for Bus Professionals in Singapore

Case Study: Bus Planning and Operation of Istanbul                         

Public Transport Bus Information Management System in Singapore

Management of Bus Drivers

 

Lunch

14:00-15:30

Bus Route Planning in Singapore

Technical Visit: Tower Transit Bus Depot and OCC

Group Work and Presentations

 

Coffee-break (No coffee break during technical visit on 21 Nov)

15:45-17:30

Bus Network Design and Route Planning in Hong Kong

Group Work

Technical Visit: Tower Transit Bus Depot and OCC

Wrap-Up & Certificate Ceremony

Programme topics and session subject to change

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 19 October 2017
GST will apply for participants from Singapore.   

Discounts are available for groups of 4+ persons from the same organisation. For group registration, please contact: loris.chan@uitp.org – Tel: +852 29938721

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.

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

Loris Chan
Phone: +852 2993 8721
Email: loris.chan@uitp.org

Speakers: 

 

Andreas Rau, Principal Investigator TUMCREATE Singapore

Dr. Rau joined TUM CREATE Limited in Singapore since 2011 as a Principle Investigator in TUM CREATE Center of ElectroMobility. His significant research experience contributed in public transport planning, development and implementation workshops and research projects funded by public transport authorities, and education institutes in Germany and Singapore. With a strong academic and teaching background, Dr. Rau was a Founding Director of MSc programme at TU München and the German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia, Singapore. 

Alok Jain, Managing Director, Trans-Consult Asia, Hong Kong

Alok was a Civil Engineer with postgraduate in Transportation Engineering and an MBA. Spending over half of this time with MTR Corporation / KCR Corporation, he was also a nominated director of Octopus group of companies and the Deputy Operations Director of Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited. With several publications to his credit including contribution to a book on best practices in railways operations and management, he is a regular speaker on multi-modal integration, metro operations, and public transport pricing. 

Kaan Yildizgoz, Training Director, UITP, Singapore

Kaan lectured in more than 25 different countries and organised training programmes in 40 countries with participants from 90 countries under UITP. He worked as Customer Loyalty & CRM Director of Turkish Airlines, Quality & Corporate Development Director and Advisor to General Manager in Metro Istanbul. Also he involved several consultancy projects with his consulting firms Urbanfra in Turkey and Mosaic International in Dubai. He worked for consultancy projects for organisations like B&H (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Airlines, Iraq Ministry of Transportation, IETT Istanbul, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Kayseri Ulaşım etc. 

Catherine Ng , Senior Manager , LTA Singapore

Catherine is the Central Manager of Singapore Bus Academy (SGBA) of Land Transport Authority (LTA) and was one of the pioneers in the establishment of the centralised  academy dedicated for all bus professionals. With more than 20 years of experience, She was working as senior management team in the Learning and Development industry for both the government and private sector’s institutions of higher learning, especifically in the areas of capability development, quality management and operation of the academy. 

Chan Hon Wai, Director Bus Planning, Land Transport Authority, Singapore

Hon Wai took on the role of central bus planning when it was announced as part of the Land Transport Masterplan 2008. Since then, He has been actively involved in the development of the bus network in Singapore. Some of the key projects which he was involved include the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP) where the Government partnered the bus operators to inject 1,000 buses to improve connectivity and bus service levels, and the Bus Contracting Model (BCM) which changed the entire bus industry framework. 

 

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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