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The pandemic could leave us with congestion chaos – here’s how to avoid it

Brian Caulfield, Trinity College Dublin

When the pandemic hit in early 2020, a rapid decrease in urban private car use was seen globally. Satellite navigation company TomTom reported that 387 cities across the world experienced...
13 October 2021/Number of views (166)

How to Make Cargo Bikes Mainstream in a Car-free City

Oliver Ivens, MP Smarter Travel

London is moving to a largely car-free future. With ULEZ, LTNs, Streetspace and Liveable Neighbourhoods encouraging rapid change in business operations, many are searching for car-free solutions...
17 September 2021/Number of views (398)

The Highway Code is changing – so what, and what next?

Phil Jones, PJA for LTT

The announcement this week of the Government’s intention to press ahead with all the draft changes to the Highway Code contained in its July 2020 consultation draft have been warmly welcomed...
20 August 2021/Number of views (774)
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Transport Practitioners' Meeting

Mark your calendars! #2022TPM will take place 29 - 30 June 2022!


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Advancing skills knowledge with PTRC

Whether you are new to the transport industry, are looking to refresh your knowledge on transport principles, or if you have taken on a new responsibility or are working in a ‘niche area’ and wish to broaden your knowledge, PTRC’s 20 week evening lecture series offers a cost-effective and time-inexpensive training course that will benefit both the participating

The next session starts September 2021!

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Upcoming Training

27 - 28 September 2021           

Cycling for Transport

The increasing concerns over reducing road congestion and lowering NO2 levels throughout the country is just one of the factors behind the desire to increase the use of cycling as a main mode of transportation.  This course is designed to provide a solid introduction to cycling considerations.

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30 September 2021

Urban Logistics and Transport Planning

Efficient, safe and sustainable movement of freight within urban areas is essential to ensure towns and cities prosper and local businesses thrive. Freight is the lifeblood of our local economies and needs to be planned for and effectively managed, to balance the needs of industry with those of local communities, other road users and the environment.

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7 October 2021

The Principals of Traffic and Transport -  Evening Lecture Series

This series is geared towards young practitioners, especially recent recruits and those in graduate development schemes, working on highways, traffic and transport projects. It is also suited for more seasoned practitioners currently working in specialised areas, who wish to broaden their knowledge of the full range of highways, traffic and transport projects.

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