Environmental problems and global warming are increasingly hitting the headlines of modern media. Our societies all have to face similar problems of growing severity. Decision makers around the globe are keen to develop strategies to sustain or improve quality of life. Promotion of public transport is a key issue, and electrical transport solutions are especially efficient and attractive. Among these options, light rail transit has proven to be a solution for many cities on all continents.
LRT is silent, energy efficient, does not produce local emissions and quite successful attracting car drivers over to public transport. For this 9th edition, UITP invites specialists and newcomers, engineers and decision-makers to discuss all aspects of Light Rail Transit in an unrivalled arena of expertise. This conference will offer a comprehensive overview of the latest developments and original experiences and practices aimed at providing environmentally-friendly, quality light rail services at affordable costs.