REWARD. On the occasion of its annual congress, the international Union of public transport (UITP) presented may 18 at Montreal (Canada) for his special prize at the Société du Grand Paris (SGP) for the piloting of the project of the Grand Paris Express.
The Great Paris is in the spotlight at the international ! On the occasion of the summit of the international Union of public transport (UITP), which was completed on may 18, 2017 in Montreal (Canada), the Société du Grand Paris has awarded a special prize for the piloting of the Grand Paris Express.
“The jury, comprised of 24 professionals, public transport, wanted to distinguish between the quality and ambition of the project, in the heart of the transformation of Greater Paris”, reminds Masaki Ogata, chairman of the UITP in a press release.
“A recognition of the quality of the project”
Philippe Yvin, chairman of the management board of the Société du Grand Paris, thanked the jury for this award. “This distinction is a recognition of the quality of the project by the actors of reference of the public transport sector and its influence at the international level”, he added. Speaker at the round table at the opening of the summit, Philippe Yvin has stressed the importance for the public authorities, to continue to invest in transport. In effect,“this investment represents a response to the challenges of the energy transition and the fight against climate change”,he added.