The second e-course of the SOLUTIONSplus Global Learning Programme on electric mobility aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the electrification of buses and their integration in cities’ public transport systems. The course is designed for city and regional authorities but can provide a solid knowledge base for any stakeholder involved or interested in e-mobility, e-buses, and public transport.
The kick-off webinar will provide key information and guidance about the course, learning programme and the SOLUTIONSplus project. In addition to the video lectures, the e-course will include material for self-study, assignments, and live virtual exchange sessions to accompany the course enabling interactive discussions with and among participants.
Many cities around the world, different in size and geography, are deploying in increasing numbers e-buses for urban operations, driven by a shift in transport policy toward environmental concerns and lower technological risk, thanks to rapid advances in vehicles, infrastructure and battery technology. This e-learning programme is designed to offer a comprehensive overview of the electric solutions for urban bus networks: from the technology options available and the current deployment of e-buses worldwide to the procurement, implementation and operation of the system. The SOLUTIONSplus partners, experts and public transport professionals will provide an international perspective on electric buses and their integration in cities’ public transport systems as well as their experience on successful electric bus project implementations.
The 2nd e-course of the global e-learning programme will focus on the Electrification of buses and integration in cities’ public transport systems and run from 17 March to 10 June 2022. It will provide a crash course for organisations from the public sector on the electrification of buses and integration in cities’ public transport systems. The SOLUTIONSplus partners will bring in-house expertise to introduce participants to the general topic of electric bus systems, e-buses charging approaches, a global overview of best practices on electric buses, planning procurement and commissioning of electric buses and e-bus operations.