Transport Industry Organisations
Keeping in touch with the transport industry’s pulse
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Trapeze participates in a variety of transport industry organisations from state-based local associations to national and international bodies to get to know you and to stay abreast of industry trends.
International Association of Public Transport (UITP), Australia & New Zealand
UITP is a global network of public transport stakeholders from all sustainable transport modes. Its purpose is to champion sustainable urban mobility as a policy agenda in order to enhance quality of life and economic wellbeing. UITP has 1,400 member companies in the fields of urban, local, regional and national mobility across 96 countries.
Australasian Railway Association (ARA), Australia
ARA is the peak body for the rail industry throughout Australia, representing an array of rail organisations from public passenger operators to manufacturers of rolling stock. As Australasia’s leading voice for rail, ARA facilitates, coordinates, promotes and communicates on behalf of the industry to ensure a better future for rail.
Bus Industry Confederation (BIC), Australia
BIC represents the interests of the Australian bus and coach industry to governments and the local community on a range of matters, from technical vehicle and parts-based issues to the broader challenges of meeting growing public transport demand. BIC also has an industrial arm, the Australian Public Transport Industrial Association (APTIA), which represents and assists members in employee negotiations and promotes the interests of employers within the industry.
Queensland Bus Industry Council (QBIC), Australia
QBIC is the peak representative organisation for the bus and coach industry in Queensland, with a mission of promoting the long-term sustainability of public transport in the state. It is the voice of Queensland’s private bus and coach operators and liaises with the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TransLink Division) and the state government.
Bus & Coach Association New South Wales (BusNSW), Australia
Founded in 1941, BusNSW is the peak industry organisation for the bus and coach sector in New South Wales. In conjunction with BIC, BusNSW help to formulate policy and build relationships as part of the efforts to increase public transport use and deliver sustainable transport systems to the Australian public.
Bus Association Victoria (BusVic), Australia
BusVic represents the interests of Victorian bus operators with over 400 routes, particularly with the state government and its agencies in matters such as legislation, regulatory compliance and contract negotiation. BusVic also invests heavily in research and development on behalf of businesses in Victoria’s bus and coach industry.
Bus and Coach Association (BCA), New Zealand
BCA is the voice of New Zealand’s bus and coach industry and aims to foster a safe, efficient, sustainable and profitable road passenger transport industry to mutually benefit the community and its members. It represents the majority of New Zealand's bus and coach companies as well as key suppliers and vehicle manufacturers.