Playing an active role in our industry

Industry memberships

From state-based local associations to national and international bodies - Membership is a vital way to keep our finger on the pulse of your latest challenges and opportunities as well as industry trends and best practice. 

International Association of Public Transport (UITP), Australia & New Zealand

Trapeze are global members of UITP. We also work closely with UITP's local groups across the region in Australia/New ZealandAsia Pacific, India, Middle East and Africa ensuring we keep up to date with local news and actively participate in and contribute to industry events and forums. 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

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.

ITS Singapore

The aim of ITS Singapore is to bring together the professional interests of those in public and private organizations, practitioners, academics and researchers related to ITS, and create opportunities for networking and interaction.

ITS Australia

ITS Australia is the peak body for advanced transport technology, supporting the delivery of safer, more efficient, sustainable transport solutions. ITS Australia works on behalf of more than 130 member organisations to promote the development and deployment of technologies that enable all Australians to move more safely, efficiently, and sustainably through the nation's transport networks.

RIA is the trade association for the UK-based suppliers to the railway industry. The RIA have been established for over 140 years, with over 300 member companies representing a large proportion of the supply chain. Their network of rail contacts extends to thousands; many within their member companies, but also within government/industry bodies, as well as academia and adjacent/emerging sectors. Their member companies represent a large proportion of the rail industry by turnover and reflect a great diversity of technical disciplines within the rail sector.

As part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in the USA provides leadership in transportation improvements and innovation through trusted, timely, impartial, and evidence-based information exchange, research and advice regarding all modes of transportation. For example, committees, researchers, and staff are currently focused on advancing resilient infrastructure, exploring transformational technology and caring for the public's health and safety.

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