We’re all ears – DfT’s consultation on priorities for developing our appraisal and modelling guidance (WebTAG)

The Department for Transport

Last month, DfT published a consultation on priorities for developing our appraisal and modelling guidance (WebTAG). Our appraisal framework aims to provide as full a view as possible about the...
16 August 2018/Number of views (79)

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 (494)

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 (528)


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


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.

Participation in Transport Planning

11 September 2018, London

This one-day training course sets out what responsible organisations must do to enable inclusive development. In addition, and possibly even more important, it demonstrates, through practical case studies, the difference between running public participation well and running it badly. 

This course is aimed at those wanting to improve their skills in developing, managing and executing public participation exercises.

Road Safety Audits

11 September 2018, London

This course will introduce delegates to the causes of accidents and how they can be addressed by engineering, education and enforcement. It will particularly focus on the use of road safety audits as one way of ensuring that safety is given sufficient consideration in the design process.

The course will be useful to both those new to safety audit processes and those looking for updates on the latest development in this field.

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.