EMTA Barometer 2024 is released

Public transport ridership figures remain below 2019 in most European metropolitan areas. Consequently, the financial situation of the public transport authorities is strained. These are some of the findings from the 17th edition of the EMTA Barometer, released on 19 June 2024 by the European Public Transport Authorities (EMTA). EMTA Barometer combines public transport statistics

EMTA President Katalin Walter discusses “money” at POLIS Leadership Summit

As the climate crisis grows, so do the scale and urgency of the changes we must implement. With this in mind, high-level leaders in mobility from the public and private sector gathered in Prague for the POLIS Leadership Summit on 30 May 2024 to address the pressing issues of sustainable urban and regional transport. Katalin

Webinar on EMTA Barometer 2024 results – register now

The 2024 edition of the EMTA Barometer will be released on 19 June 2024. Register and join us for a webinar looking at the latest public transport statistics in European metropolitan areas. In this event we will:  The webinar will be on Microsoft Teams on 19 June at 14:00 CET. Please register for the event

Joint open letter to the EU institutions: European public transport sector calls for strong support for public transport

In an open letter addressed to the EU Institutions, EMTA, EPTO, Eurocities, IRU, Polis and UITP argue that the indispensable role of public transport in shaping sustainable urban mobility deserves special attention during the next legislative term. Moving over 50 billion passengers annually, public transport stands as the most sustainable, efficient, and inclusive mass transit

A picture of the president of EMTA Katalin Walter and Deputy CEO of Tisséo Collectivités Vincent Georjon

Tisséo of Toulouse joins EMTA to become the 35th member of the association

EMTA is proud to welcome the public transport authority of Toulouse, Tisséo Collectivités, as its 35th member. Toulouse was approved as an EMTA member in the general meeting of the association, currently taking place in Kraków, Poland. “It is a great opportunity for us to learn from other public transport authorities in Europe and benefit

Calling for more EU budget for metropolitan public transport – EMTA joins forces with other organisations

EMTA and 43 other European transport organisations, representing the key spectrum of Europe’s transport network, are joining forces in a campaign to urge the Council and the European Parliament to increase the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) budget for transport in the upcoming review of the Multi-Annual Financial Framework. The transport sector is of strategic importance

Picture of a person on a train station platform, a train in the background

EMTA joins a coalition calling for support for urban nodes within the TEN-T

EMTA joins other leading networks, territorial groupings and EU-funded research projects in calling for EU member states to support urban nodes within the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). The Urban Nodes Alliance jointly published the position paper ‘Urban Nodes: Empowering cities and regions to build the TEN-T’ at the start of the Connecting Europe Days 2024,

EMTA 51st general meeting – Krakow, Poland

EMTA delegates will meet in Krakow for the 51st general meeting of the association on 10-12 April 2024. The meeting will be hosted by the public transport authority of Krakow, ZTP. More information is available in the Members Only section of the website.