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 (646)

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 (855)

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 (865)


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!


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Advancing skills knowledge with PTRC


Overcoming the Challenges of Air Quality

18 September, 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.

Healthy Streets - Improving Walkability

26 September, London 

This course sets out the strategic drivers that are shaping our future cities. It examines the movement and place dimensions, identifies the various benefits of walking and how liveable, healthy, complete streets can be achieved by quantitative and qualitative measurements. Supporting the delivery of high-density, mixed use developments that are planned around active and sustainable travel will ensure that urban growth is good growth.

Transport Modelling for Non-Modellers    

26 - 27 September, Glasgow

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.