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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...

News | 14 Feb 2020 Press Release

Breaking news: working people form new rail and metro union in Bangkok

Bangkok has seen a historic moment today as a new workers’ union has been launched.  Working people on the city’s metro and rail system have come together to...

News | 05 Dec 2019

ITF looks at mutual challenges for informal and app-based transport workers

ITF researchers have contributed to an event looking at the key challenges facing informal and gig-economy transport workers. Organised by Rutgers University at...

News | 29 Nov 2019

Bangkok workshop prepares women for new technology

Women public transport workers in Bangkok, Thailand, have attended an ITF workshop aimed at preparing them for the impact of new technology on the future of work....

News | 26 Nov 2019

ITF project in Palestine sees impressive growth

An ITF team has been to Palestine to evaluate the progress of a major project to strengthen the Palestine General Transport Workers Union, supported by Union to...