Mission and Values

UITP is a passionate champion of sustainable urban mobility. It is the only worldwide network to bring together all public transport stakeholders and all sustainable transport modes.


We are working to enhance quality of life and economic well-being by supporting and promoting sustainable transport in urban areas worldwide.


Every day we make a difference for our members and for the wider sustainable transport community.

  • Training and Events: We deliver high quality training and events to build the capability of the public transport sector.
  • Knowledge Exchange: We inspire excellence and innovation by generating and sharing cutting-edge knowledge and expertise.
  • Industry Advocacy: We represent transport authorities, operators, the service and supply industry, as well as research institutions and consultants.
  • Local, National and International Networking: We bring together organisations and professionals to exchange ideas and find solutions to transport problems



  • We promote innovation and encourage new ways of thinking.
  • We provide a platform for sharing insights into the latest mobility trends and hot topics.
  • We look to the future by anticipating mobility needs and inspiring pioneering solutions.
  • We take an innovative approach to our work.


  • We are the global centre of knowledge and know-how on the sustainable mobility of today and tomorrow.
  • We build up a clear overview of the issues affecting sustainable mobility all around the world.
  • We gather a wealth of information, best practices and statistics related to sustainable mobility worldwide.
  • We are a group of dedicated professionals who our members can call on for expert support and guidance.


  • We work to make cities healthier, more inclusive and more sustainable.
  • We believe in enhancing quality of life for everyone.
  • We respect other people and are transparent, fair, ethical and honest in our dealings with others.
  • We treat everyone equally, but take their individual needs into account.
  • We are open, tolerant and respect diversity.
  • We make respect a hallmark of our relationships with our members, partners and colleagues.


  • We care about the needs of our members and colleagues and always respond in a professional way.
  • We encourage the sustainable mobility community to exchange ideas and best practice openly and freely. 
  • We create an atmosphere where high-quality relationships are valued and nurtured.