Transport Hackaton award ceremony at URBAN TRANSPORT
The award giving ceremony for the winners of the Transport Hackaton contest will occur on the first day of the International Show of Innovations URBAN TRANSPORT. The show will be held on November 22-24 at VDNKh, Pavilion 75, with the support and participation of the Moscow City Government, State Unitary Enterprise Mosgortrans and State Unitary Enterprise Moscow Metro.
Moscow hosts Transport Hackaton for the first time ever. The competition is organized by Moscow Metro with the support of the largest transport organization of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and the Youth For Public Transport (Y4PT) Foundation. More than 50 programmers and designers from Russian cities and 20 foreign countries took part in the contest. For three days, November 18-20, they were developing initiatives and projects to improve the quality of passenger service in the metro and other modes of public transport in the Russian capital.
The five best projects selected by the jury will be exhibited at the International Show of Innovations URBAN TRANSPORT. The winners will receive their awards from the hands of Deputy Mayor of Moscow Government, Head of the Department for Transport and Urban Road and Transport Infrastructure Development, Maxim Liksutov.
URBAN TRANSPORT is the largest event in the field of urban public transport in Russia and the CIS countries. More than 700 delegates from 30 countries are invited to participate in it. Within the business agenda, they will discuss all current trends of the industry and key factors for the development of public transport: engineering, infrastructure and passenger services. The show will present the latest innovative solutions in the field of maintenance and operation of transport.
URBAN TRANSPORT is organized by Business Dialogue.