WEBINAR - After COVID-19: The Future of Public Transport

After COVID-19: The Future of Public Transport - perspectives from the leading North American and Australian experts

Don’t miss our next webinar, After COVID-19: The Future of Public Transport, featuring author and Vice President of Trapeze Group, Paul Comfort. Paul is the former CEO of MTA and host of the world’s leading public transportation podcast, Transit Unplugged. 

Paul will present the findings of his book, “The Future of Public Transportation”, and discuss how COVID-19 will impact our sector moving forward.

He will be joined for a panel discussion by:

  • Lauren Skiver, CEO, Sunline Transit California. Responsible for the planning, budgeting and operations of transit services in the Coachella Valley, Lauren is the leading transit executive in the US focused on Hydrogen Fuel and other ZEB Buses.  Her agency has built a hydrogen plant and sells the product on the open market.  She also develops and operates the US Center of Excellence in Zero-Emission Technology.


  • Phil Verster, CEO, Metrolinx Toronto. Phil is a visionary rail leader with a reputation for his commitment to transforming transportation and delivering quality services through collaborative, intelligent management. He oversees the commuter train and bus services for Ontario, Canada and is leading the development of billions of dollars in rail construction around Toronto. 


  • Professor Graham Currie FTSE, Director, Public Transport Research Group, Institute of Transport Studies, Monash University. Founder of ‘World Transit Research’, Prof Currie has worked for leading transport operators, including London Transport, and has managed international public transport research and development projects.

The webinar will be hosted and facilitated by UITPANZ Executive Director, Michelle Batsas.

Date: Tuesday 9 June 2020

Time: 10am, AEST

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