EVENT: Urban transport focus for Sydney conference

<font color=red><b><i>ATN</i> OFFER:</b></font> Second annual Urban Transport World Australia conference brings together authorities, policy-makers and operators

February 2, 2010

The second annual Urban Transport World Australia is where Australasia’s transport authorities, policy-makers and transport operators discuss policies for improving capacity on our transport networks and explore strategies for growing patronage, maximising operational efficiency and meeting demands for customer satisfaction.

With dedicated conference days on bus, rail and transport technology, plus a two-day plenary covering urban transport strategy and policy, Urban Transport World Australia is the region’s largest multi-modal transport forum. Over 70 leading decision-makers will be speaking, including three transport ministers from New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia and over 30 bus, rail and road operators.

On February 22, Urban Transport World Australia will host a pre-conference day called Bus Rapid Transit World Australia, which will feature case studies of BRT systems operating in Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, the United Kingdom and Ottawa. The conference provides a comprehensive overview of the latest strategies, projects, technologies and issues surrounding the growth and development of BRT.

Urban Transport World Australia also gives you the option of booking one of two conference days on MetroRail Australia or Transport Technology and Innovation.

MetroRail Australia – February 25
Australia’s urban rail leaders - including the CEOs of RailCorp, the Australian Rail Track Corporation, the Sydney Metro Authority and the Transport Infrastructure Development Corporation - come together to discuss major projects, issues and challenges in delivering passenger rail. There will be a special focus on the Sydney Metro Project, and international case studies from the Roma Metropolitane and Singapore Land Transport Authority.

Transport Technology and Innovation – February 25
Featuring insights from organisations such as Transport for London, Paris Metro, QR Passenger, VicRoads, ITS America, ConnectEast, Transurban and TransLink, this conference day will look at the role of IT in improving urban transport operation and delivery. There will be case studies on smart ticketing systems, toll roads and ITS applications in road networks.

The full conference program is online here ATN readers can register online or call (02) 9021 8808 for a 15 percent discount. Quote voucher code "ATN" for the offer.

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