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The #2017TPM programme is here! Running 28-29 June in Nottingham, make sure you check in on our dedicated conference page regularly for all the latest updates! 

Advancing skills knowledge with PTRC

Training

Delivering Effective Transport Policy

5 April, London

This course considers the basic principles of transport policy taking an objective-led approach as its starting point. It then addresses a range of mechanisms and approaches by which policy is translated into initiatives on the ground, taking account of planning and appraisal tools, stakeholder engagement and feedback and monitoring of desired outcomes.

Designing for Modellers

25 April, London

This course has been developed to provide modellers with an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the physical transport network on which models are based. Taught through theory and practical examples, participants will gain an awareness of the foundation of highway and traffic design.

Transport Modelling for Non-Modellers

26-27 April, Birmingham

30-31 August, Glasgow

13-14 September, London

Is transport modelling something of an unknown quantity that you need to know more about? This course provides an indispensable introduction for anyone from a non-modelling background, and is designed for those managing transportation projects that involve and element of modelling.

Cycling Infrastructure Design

3 May, Bristol

In recent years, cycling has experienced something of a renaissance as a serious mode of transport in urban areas, due to the air quality, congestion alleviation and health benefits it offers. This course explores different methods of providing for safe and convenient cycling in the urban environment, illustrated by case studies of innovative cycle infrastructure design.

Parking Scheme Design

9 May, London

Through evaluation of industry guidance and case studies along with practical workshop exercises this course will appraise what might constitute best practice in sustainable, transparent and safe parking scheme design. Furthermore it will examine the underlying issues with consideration as to how typical challenges might best be met.