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The UITP Australia New Zealand podcast series, Women Who Move Nations, will feature a new interview every week with female public transport leaders from Australia, New Zealand and around the world.

Each guest will share insights on the big issues impacting mobility today, as well as reflections on her professional journey.

If you're a public transport professional or it's just your passion, or you're an ambitious, early-career woman in need of inspiration, this podcast is for you.

Launching on 25 June 2020!

Pilot Episode: UITP Australia New Zealand's Executive Director Michelle Batsas and General Manager Angé Anczewska​
Episode One: Michèle Dix, Managing Director, Crossrail 2, Transport for London
Episode Two: Elizabeth Mildwater, Deputy Secretary, Transport for NSW
​​Episode Three: Leanne Redden, Executive Director, Regional Transportation Authority of Chicago
Episode Four: Nicole Rosie, Chief Executive, New Zealand Transport Agency 
Episode Five: Jessica Oppetit, Head of Operations, Via UK
Episode Six: Becky Wood, Managing Director, Transportation - Australia & New Zealand, Aurecon
Episode Seven: Loretta Lynch, Managing Director, Transdev Melbourne
Episode Eight: Jenny Chetwynd, Executive General Manager Planning and Investment, Auckland Transport
Episode Nine: Hon Rita Saffioti BBus MLA, Minister for Transport; Planning, Western Australia
Episode Ten: Leila Frances, Chairman of the Board of Keolis Downer and President of Middle East and India for Keolis
Episode Eleven: Hon Julie Anne Genter, Minister for Women, Associate Minister for Transport and Associate Minister for Health, New Zealand Government
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Upcoming webinars 


Customer Experience and Commuter Confidence - Rebuilding Trust in our Networks

L-R: Elisabeth Oger, Susan Kelso, Michelle Batsas

Join our next webinar, Customer Experience and Commuter Confidence - Rebuilding Trust in our Networks.

Susan Kelso, Chief Customer Experience Officer at the Department of Transport in Victoria, will unpack how the Victorian Government is responding to changes in commuter behaviour while maintaining a safe and responsive transport environment.

Elisabeth Oger, Customer Group Director for Transdev Group, will provide operation insights and case studies from Europe, where patronage is increasing daily.

Following the presentations, they will be joined by host, Michelle Batsas, UITPANZ Executive Director, for a panel discussion.

Date: Wednesday 15 July

Time: 4pm to 5pm, AEST                                                 REGISTER HERE


Previous webinars 

Date Title      

24 March 2020

Public Transport Responses to COVID-19




 - UITPANZ Report - Public Transport Responses to COVID-19 March 2020

 - UITP Coronavirus Guidelines March 2020

 - Shenzhen Bus Case Study

7 May 2020

Moving From Response to the New Normal: Public Transport and COVID-19 VIDEO


 - Transport for NSW Approach

 - The Shanghai Experience


 - Shanghai UV Cleaning video 1

 - Shanghai Tram Notes on Installation Settings

2 June 2020


Public Transport Contracting: COVID-19 Implications and Beyond







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9 June 2020

After COVID-19: The Future of Public Transport



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