LTA to open Centre for Transport Excellence in LTA Academy
This centre is the first of its kind in the world set up by UITP.
Here's more from the LTA news release:
The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) moved a step forward to foster closer knowledge sharing today, with the launch of the UITP Centre for Transport Excellence (CTE) and the website for the inaugural LTA-UITP Singapore International Transport Congress and Exhibition (SITCE) in October 2013.
UITP Secretary General, Mr Alain Flausch and LTA Chief Executive, Mr Chew Hock Yong, officially launched the UITP Centre for Transport Excellence (CTE) for the Asia-Pacific Region on 2 July 2012. The centre is located within the LTA Academy. The CTE is The centre will provide training and support to land transport administrations and practitioners in the Asia- Pacific region.
Mr Chew Hock Yong, LTA's Chief Executive said, "We are honoured that UITP has chosen to site their Centre for Transport Excellence in Singapore, at the LTA Academy. This is the first such centre that UITP is setting up anywhere in the world.
The Centre for Transport Excellence and the co-hosting of Singapore International Transport Congress & Exhibition is a testament to the strong friendship and co-operation between LTA and UITP in the pursuit of knowledge sharing and innovations in land transport. LTA looks forward to working closely with UITP to facilitate knowledge sharing among land transport administrators and practitioners in the Asia-Pacific region."