i-MOVE 2.0, THE business model for tomorrow?

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Using bus. trains. the public transport system has been seeing strong growth since the late 1990s. Visitors will find in Geneva a living example of all these values and characteristics.. in a country that has become synonymous with public transport quality.#1 Foreword UITP’s 60th World Congress and Mobility & City Transport Exhibition will be held from 26 to 30 May 2013 in Geneva. park & ride. With the sharing attitude (clothes.. Thanks to a lifestyle-oriented marketing strategy. real-time information on all kinds of devices. Sustainable mobility is best provided by the so-called “environmental alliance” of public transport. carpooling. The values of faultless quality delivery. Welcome to Geneva ! #2 Introduction The imperative need for more sustainable mobility in cities is no longer in question. planning. punctuality and popularity. calling for profound cultural change. How? Through the generalized used of webbased applications. However well-designed this alliance may be. cities will no longer be able to live. simultaneous development of various forms of sustainable mobility: suburban trains. the reason behind the acronym i-MOVE 2. If people are really to be convinced to move around sustainably. 2 . It involves strategic and in-depth analysis. modern urbanites will want to move around freely.0. a radical mobility strategy to double the sector’s market share by 2025. customer-orientation and professional management have to be ingrained from top management to front-line staff. bike-sharing.0 is not just a fashionable buzzword. an affluent city that has been spearheading a radical transformation of mobility for some years now. This will be as easy as ABC. integrated fares letting passengers change from one mode to another under a single pricing system. the ever-growing population enjoys an increasingly seamless network: cross-border buses (and soon trams). breathe and grow and territories will lose out on competitiveness and wealth creation.) gaining ground as a lifestyle choice. etc. it leaves gaps in the total mobility chain of our fellow citizens’ everyday journeys. definition. UITP has been calling for PTx2. Without a radical change towards less car dependency. i-MOVE 2. Alongside improving service quality and increasing capacity for (conventional) public transport. they have to be offered a wide range of comfortable and easily available mobility options that fit with their own lifestyle values. In this very cosmopolitan city. bikes. this requires a comprehensive review of the service portfolio and retail facilities. walking and cycling. but not necessarily own a vehicle. To reflect this urgent need. taxi or car-sharing will be possible from a “onestop-shop” for information and payment. financing and execution. music. holidays.

Farebox income has to grow.0 need to be ruled by public service obligation? Is there a need to segment pure market activities from others? Should such newer forms of mobility compete with ‘classical’ public transport or be organized complementarily? How to provide seamless access over administrative or even national borders? How to design smart traffic management and parking policy. sustainable mobility must continue to offer affordable access to education. as well as a virtuous system to internalize the external costs or benefits of transport. customer care.0 moves in the direction of the PTx2 ambition. Many innovative ideas are emerging. The i-MOVE 2. image and brand. customer segmentation.0 be organized and delivered? By one integrated organization? By several under the roof of an integrator? Who should this integrator be? How to incorporate the boom in interaction with the travelling public into the value chain of transport? Critical for the success of i-MOVE 2. At the same time. direct or indirect.must also be developed. Any beneficiary of public transport.0 revolution is only just starting.How should i-MOVE 2. but complementary. The urban mobility system needs to find a proper and healthy business model. the regulatory aspects of this revolution also need careful consideration: Do all services of i-MOVE 2. intermodal partnership and alliances.0 comes one step closer towards the radical overhaul of the sector’s activities put forward by UITP’s PTx2. and is streamlined with achieving the doubling goal. no more borders for passengers. user-generated information content. infotainment and smart information. structural and sustainable additional revenues . Conceived as a foil to UITP’s overarching strategy. innovation.0 will be the organizational and financial arrangements. but are unconnected. Indeed. enhancing the customer’s experience. how can we get there? 3 . combined and integrated mobility services from door to door. e-retail. should pay for these benefits: the business community. jobs healthcare etc… to the less well-off segment of the travelling public. in a supportive way? It is clear to see that i-MOVE 2. So a healthier business model needs to be financed by more than the travelling public alone. real-estate… Finally. if we want urban mobility to be a lasting business. A particular advantage of i-MOVE 2. The 2013 Congress programme will feature 6 main topical clusters: # Service design and portfolio Recent developments in service quality.sometimes called non-transport revenues . it needs to be more self-sustaining and reduce its dependency on public resources.0 and the widening of the service portfolio is the ability to generate a healthier turnover and to optimize the yield per customer. The purpose of the UITP World Congress is to share them and offer a platform for creative and collective thinking to take the industry one step further. i-MOVE 2.

18 parallel sessions: these will take place in large rooms with simultaneous interpretation into English. French and German. training. capacity optimizers. 4 . web-based access and apps. fare policies and increased fare box ratio. parking policies. smart grid. traffic calming. innovative HR management. fiscal regime… # The tools of Mobility 2. targeted revenue support… # Governance and industry structures Urban governance adapted to i-MOVE 2. pride in the job… # Funding model Yield management. 15 Expo Forum sessions reserved for exhibitors .. car restricted access zones. entrepreneurship. innovative forms of contract. Spanish. infrastructure use charges. cost-optimization. sustainable mobility plans. 9 Regional workshops dedicated to development in the UITP regions and developed by the Regional Executive Committees The duration of all sessions will be 90 minutes. faster project delivery. transport coordination… # Smart city and mobility management Space allocation and land-use. creation and competence remit of OA. French and German. time-to-market. sound institutional framework. #3 Congress framework The programme will consist of: # # # # 3 plenary sessions: these will take place in a large auditorium with simultaneous interpretation into English. innovative contracts. ITS for better mobility management. internalization of external costs and benefits. Spanish.# Strategic management and integrated business processes Strategy and performance management. policy integration. green zones.Separate call issued later. customerorientation and care. integrated urban policies. public-private investments.0..0 Innovative and environmentally-friendly vehicles. including a discussion time of minimum 15 minutes.

UITP does not cover travel and accommodation costs but speakers enjoy premium registration fee policy: free-ofcharge registration for the speakers attending UITP World Congress for the day of their presentation only. The Congress audience is made up primarily of transport professionals and policy officials rather than researchers. the quality and significance. 1 With the exception of the Expo Forums which are designed by the Business Forum and Exhibitors Commission. Commercial texts promoting particular products will only be accepted for the Expo Forums and from companies exhibiting in Geneva. a reduced registration fee applies in other cases. UITP particularly encourages profile diversity as well as geographical balance. Papers are submitted exclusively by ONE author. A one-page abstract must accompany the presentation application. context. Any additional document supporting the abstract can also be optionally provided (web-article. Co-authorship will not be authorised. All documents are to be sent in English only. results. The focus is thus on policies and actions of practical value for decision-makers. Applications must be accompanied by a biographical note (and photo) describing the author’s professional experience and education. It will contain all the elements relative to the policy or action described: objective. Candidates should include their experience in addressing large audiences. implementation plan. campaign material…) In order to ensure a wide diversity of approaches. evaluation. relevance and value to audience and congress topics as well as the experience of candidates. Speakers must be aware that the Congress Programme Committee reserves the right to cancel their participation if they do not comply with these guidelines that will be sent during the course of the selection procedure. conclusions and practical recommendations. sources of information. 5 . with a focus on quantifiable results and/or effects.#4 Programme design and selection process The programme 1 is prepared by the UITP’s Congress Programme Committee on behalf of the Policy Board on the basis of the submitted material. Papers will be selected on the basis of the abstracts.

However. biographical note and commitment). #7 Contact For further information. updated abstract. in case of arbitration between proposals. preference will be given to member organisations. Paper proposals are individually submitted using the electronic application form available at the following address: http://www. Speakers must commit to observing the ‘Speakers’ Guidelines for Geneva 2013” that will be sent in the selection process. Paper content should cover topic(s) related to the 6 thematic streams identified on page 3 and 4. 1 June 2012 Notification of the decision of the Congress Programme Committee to each applicant. 15 June 2012 Launch of preliminary Congress programme. 1 April 2013 Deadline for all speakers to submit the requested papers and information (full text. biographical note. We thank you for your attention and look forward to your contribution. Laurent DAUBY Rue Sainte-Marie 6 BE-1080 Brussels laurent.dauby@uitp. #6 Milestones 30 March 2012 Deadline for candidates participating in the calls for papers to send proposals (abstract.org/Geneva2013/call4papers Applications sent by other means will not be accepted.#5 Call for papers (parallel and plenary sessions) This call is open to proposals from individuals from any organisation regardless of their membership of UITP. slide show).uitp.org 6 . please contact: keep me informed UITP/Geneva 13 c/o Mr.

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