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News | 16 Mar 2022 Press Release

The worker’s voice ensures a more practical approach in tackling climate change — new report

Employers and governments are putting too much emphasis on technology to tackle climate change and not enough on workers, new research from the International...

News | 10 Nov 2021 Press Release

Public transport must double in cities over next decade to meet 1.5°C target

Public transport usage must double in global cities over the next decade, requiring $208 billion USD each year across C40 cities and creating 4.6m new jobs, show...

News | 09 Sep 2021

Victories for public transport workers at ILO – but much work ahead

The ILO technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services brought together governments, employer and unions to discuss...

News | 08 Feb 2021

The success of Dakar’s BRT system depends on the inclusion of informal workers

Professor Papa Sakho, Laboratory of Human Geography, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar When Covid-19 restrictions were introduced last year, public transport...

News | 30 Apr 2020 Press Release

Public transport workers worldwide demand protection from Covid-19

Frontline public transport workers from around the world have united to publish a global charter of demands for better protection from the Covid-19...

News | 10 Apr 2020

Podcast: Covid-19 impact on informal workers

In a special show about how the Covid-19 response is affecting working people in public transport, ITF urban transport director Alana Dave has spoken to Dan...

News | 08 Apr 2020

Covid-19 pandemic: the continuity of passenger transport services is crucial

During this Covid-19 crisis, ensuring continuity of public transport and local mobility services is essential for society and the economy, especially for the many...

News | 01 Apr 2020

Covid-19: urban transport workers key to response and long-term recovery

As both a health and economic crisis, the Covid-19 pandemic is the largest global challenge of our lifetimes. Over 30 percent of the world’s population is now...

News | 23 Mar 2020

Public transport workers in North Africa unite

Unions for urban transport workers in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia have joined forces at a workshop in Tunis to discuss how to work together under the Our Public...

News | 24 Feb 2020

Bus workers win back #OurPublicTransport for the people – #UnionWin

Things are getting back to normal at the Cinder Bed Road depot, one month after the longest strike in the history of the bus service in Washington, DC, USA, which...