ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION
The Lithuanian Passenger Transport Association (LKVA) was established on 27 November 2018 in order to promote carriage of passengers by various public transport means.
The main goal of the Association is to adjust optimally interests of passenger carriers, to provide qualitative services in the interests of passengers, having concentrated on attention, efforts and initiatives, as well as to train consciousness of passengers and carriers, their mutual understanding and comprehensive cooperation with various national and municipal authorities.
The Association is an independent, voluntary, non-political, non-profit-making, public association of passenger transport, the members of which may be any legal entities engaged in passenger carriage by various transport means and other legal entities related to provision of various passenger transport services.
At present, the Association currently unites 19 companies, both municipal and state-controlled, as well as private companies transporting passengers by bus, trolleybus and train. The turnover of the Association’s members is over 140 million euros, and they have more than 4000 employees.
Main objectives of the Association are the following:
- to unite its members through expansion of passenger transport business, to provide qualitative carriage services that would satisfy passengers’ needs, to endeavour at effectiveness of passenger transport business, implantation and compliance with ecological standards;
- to adjust possibilities to use various transport means and to take part in coordination of draft projects or sustainable mobility in cities;
- to represent rights of the Association’s members in various institutions, to submit proposals on legal regulation of passenger transport, its strategies, programs, statutory and post-statutory legal acts, etc.
The Association and its members are represented by specialists with big work experience in the area of passenger carriage, who are working in private companies and in companies controlled by city and regional municipalities. Their practical and theoretical knowledge may be useful for preparation of draft legal acts and plans of sustainable mobility, organization of various events, and for endeavouring at harmonious development of all public transport types in Lithuania.
The Lithuanian Passenger Transport Association is ready for constructive work and efficient dialogue and hopes to be useful in development of better and more accessible services of public passenger transport.
The Lithuanian Passenger Transport Association is an associated member of the Alternative Fuels and Infrastructure Association (ADIA), and a member of the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists (LPK).