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Profile of registrant

UITP - International Association of Public Transport

Identification number in the register: 06869148182-50
Registration date: 28/02/12 16:08:04

The information on this organisation was last modified on 07/03/14 08:03:19
The date of the last annual update was 20/02/14 10:07:45

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: UITP - International Association of Public Transport
Acronym: UITP
Legal status: aisbl
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Alain Flausch
Position: Secretary General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Brigitte Ollier
Position: Director UITP European Department

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 6 Rue Sainte Marie 
Brussels 1080
Telephone number: (+32) 26736100
Fax number: (+32) 6601072
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: UITP covers all modes of public transport - bus and other road collective transport, rail including tramway, metro, light rail, regional and suburban railways, and waterborne transport. It represents collective transport in a broader sense.

UITP is:
- The catalyst for new business opportunities
By uniting the entire supply chain of public transport players, UITP is an ideal platform for developing business partnerships and joint ventures.
- The global centre of knowledge and know-how
UITP acts as the point of reference and a centre of best practices and benchmarking for the public transport sector. UITP gathers and monitors public transport statistics and mobility indicators, and acts as knowledge hub on past and current developments and future trends as well as technical harmonisation. As such, UITP is THE worldwide expert on public transport and related issues.
- The advocate for public transport and sustainable mobility
UITP works to mobilise political will with its sound evidence, and to create a favourable climate for the sector. As the representatives of the entire mobility market, UITP has a strong voice and significant influence when it comes to defending the interests of public transport. UITP is actively engaged with a number of international bodies - such as the United Nations, the World Bank and European institutions.
- The promoter of innovations and forward-looking solutions
UITP is a forward-looking Association, striving to anticipate needs and identify and promote future solutions for sustainable urban mobility worldwide.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Brigitte Ollier 04/07/14 02/07/15
Gautier BRODEO 31/07/14 29/07/15
Jarl Patrick Eliassen 11/03/14 07/03/15
Anne-Laure Le Merre 13/01/15 09/01/16
Tommaso Avanzata 03/09/14 28/08/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Promote sustainable urban mobility patterns in Europe,
including a stable public transport legal framework (application of regulation 1370/2007).

Support the development of a stable financial framework for urban, suburban and regional public transport.

Other political dossiers:
- recast of the first railway package,
- passenger rights regulation for bus and coach transport,
- procurement of clean vehicles,
- R&D in the area of urban mobility,
- development of European multimodal travel information and ticketing systems,
- .....

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Environment
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

UITP is a representative employers organisation in the European sectoral social dialogue

UITP is a representative European rail association

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 700000  € - 800000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 1,300,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The grants are related to EU projects and contribute to UITP expenses related to those projects.

The European advocacy activities of UITP are financed exclusively by contributions of members.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.