The draft London Plan – what next for transport?

Martin Reed, Arup

The London Plan is the Mayor’s primary mechanism through which to coordinate London’s evolution and development over a 20-25 year period.  A full review of the 2016 London Plan...
12 July 2018/Number of views (71)

How can you lend your voice to the future of transport planning?

Nick Richardson - Chair, PTRC

Transport has caught the public imagination recently with talk of driverless cars, widespread adoption of electric vehicles, delivery drones and all manner of applied technology alongside some...
13 June 2018/Number of views (305)

Number crunch - a decade of transport trends defining our cities

By Jonathan Bray

A lot has changed in the last decade. And nowhere is this more apparent than in urban transport. From rapid bus passenger decline to the huge growth in private hire vehicles, dramatic shifts are...
09 May 2018/Number of views (577)


Programme Released for #2018TPM! 

The 16th Annual Transport Practitioners' Meeting will be held in Oxford! The draft programme for Transport Planning event of the summer is now available! 

Visit the TPM website to find out more and don't forget to book your space today!


More information can be found at

Advancing skills knowledge with PTRC


Technical Report Writing

18 June 2018, London

This programme is suitable for transportation practitioners at all levels wishing to improve their technical writing skills; it is also particularly useful for those new to technical report writing in a business and consultancy context.

Overcoming the Challenges of Air Quality

18 July 2018, Birmingham

This one-day training course has been developed to bring practitioners up to speed with the latest developments in urban air quality management and assessment, to gain a critical insight into the existing process and to have the confidence to deliver solutions to improve public health and well-being.

It will also examine how to deliver an effective plan for your community and local businesses; on time and on budget.

Transport Modelling for Non-Modellers

29 - 30 August, Glasgow

4 - 5 September, Birmingham

5 - 6 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 an element of modelling.

Road Safety Audits

11 September, London

The course is designed for road safety auditors who wish to refresh and update their knowledge, those looking to meet CPD requirements, and for people with limited or no experience of road safety auditing activities who wish to learn more about this area of work. People working in the fields of transport planning, development management, regeneration and urban design will find this one day course and indispensable introduction to road safety engineering techniques and audit methods.

It is also suitable for those with managerial responsibility for engineering design, road safety audit and project development teams, who are looking for a broad overview of techniques and issues.

Public Inquiries & Appeals

11 - 12 September 2018, London

This course is suitable for:

  1. All those involved or potentially involved in the preparation and presentation of evidence at public inquiries, hearings, commissions etc.
  2. Planning, highways, engineering and transport policy professionals.
  3. Members of legal departments and chief executive's offices.