About us

ITxPT is a non-profit association open to all companies and organizations with an interest in developing public transport into the most efficient, sustainable and attractive means of travel. Its members are a mix of industry, operators and authorities from all over the world. 

The mission of the ITxPT Association is to enable interoperability between IT systems in Public Transport by offering public specification of an IT architecture based on standards with open interfaces for on-board, over-the-air and back-office IT systems.

The ITxPT governance is fairly shared between decision makers (public transport authorities and operators) and industry (vehicle manufacturers and IT suppliers).

Governance

Together with our members, we work on public transport interoperability in an international context, creating and improving bridges between existing or missing models, gathering best practices and designing specifications for a concrete interoperable implementation.

The governance of ITxPT is simple, transparent and democratic, based on its statutes as a non-profit association, composed of the entities described below which follow operating rules driven by functional needs and aiming at providing effective implementation specifications. The ITxPT association is funded by membership fees.

  • The ITxPT statutes 
  • The Executive Board 
  • The Requirements and Technical Committees

The ITxPT Executive Board

The ITxPT Executive Board is composed of 13 voting members fairly balanced between Public Transport authorities and operators, IT suppliers, and vehicle manufacturers.

Public Transport authorities and operators

  • Erik Thoren, NOBINA
  • Terje Storhaug, RUTER
  • Thomas Prost, TISSEO COLLECTIVITÉS
  • Alain Borruat, TPG
  • Simon Reed, TRANSPORT FOR LONDON
  • Sture Hedin, VASTTRAFIK

Association

  • Umberto Guida, UITP

IT suppliers

  • Gunnar Rehbein, INIT
  • Patrik Nilsson, LUMINATOR TECHNOLOGY GROUP
  • Robert Mueller, VOITH

Vehicle manufacturers

  • Daniel Kallfass, DAIMLER BUSES
  • Philippe Grand, IVECO BUS
  • Emelie Agren, VOLVO BUSES

All the ITxPT Strategic members are invited to join the Executive Board meetings.

The ITxPT Committees and Working Groups

All the Strategic and Principal members have access to the Requirements and Technical Committees, and their related Working Groups.

The ITxPT Governance Process, from customer need to detailed specification:

The ITxPT association is the only technical organisation offering a forum to discuss and work on hot topics concerning all public transport stakeholders: data-centric architecture, data mining, electric vehicles, IoT, MQTT, smart industry, MaaS, new transport modes, data exchange, protocols…

ITxPT working groups

Requirements Committee

  • Cyber Security
  • Demand Responsive Transport 
  • Heavy Rail
  • Multi-modal integrated ticketing
  • Power management

Technical Committee

  • Data dictionary 
  • Electric vehicle infrastructure data
  • Login service
  • Passenger Counting
  • Passenger Information

The ITxPT team

The ITxPT team mission is to enable the ITxPT community to successfully build and improve the ITxPT specification and adoption.

  • Anders Selling, Secretary General
  • Anastasia Founta, Requirements Committee Chair
  • Anders Fromell, Chief Technical Officer
  • David Ariño Montoya, Project Manager
  • Emmanuel de Verdalle, Technical Committee Chair
  • Lars Paape, Laboratory Manager
  • Pascale Guyot, Member Relations

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