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From walking to cycling, how we get around a city is a gender equality issue

Oyinlola Oyebode, Rahul Goel, The Conversation

In urban societies around the world, there are gendered differences in how people get to where they need to go. From the number of journeys taken and the distances travelled, to the purpose for...
18 March 2022/Number of views (389)

The UK’s New Road Hierarchy: Short Term Pain or Long Term Gain?

Anika Bhamra, Niamh Sandy, Paul Carpenter, earth sense

Part of a £338 million package, the Department for Transport (DfT) have released funding to help improve pedestrian and cycle safety across the country.   With the changes to in...
28 February 2022/Number of views (1295)

3 in 4 people want to ride a bike but are put off by lack of safe lanes

Lauren Pearson and Ben Beck, Monash University

Cycling is healthy and sustainable, but only 1.7% of trips in Melbourne are made by bike. Car use has soared since lockdowns were lifted.   We surveyed over 4,000...
14 January 2022/Number of views (564)
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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

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10 March 2022  

Road Safety Audits - Principals and Good Practice             

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In 2018 1,752 people died in traffic accidents in Great Britain. Although Great Britain is one of the best performing countries in the world when it comes to road safety, there are still improvements that can be made to reduce the number of deaths and injuries occurring on our roads.

 

15-16 March 2022           

Design, Maintenance and Construction of Highways Drainage Systems

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The increasing frequency of flooding and a growing awareness of the effects of climate change are drivers towards a greater recognition of the importance of effective surface water drainage systems. This two day course provides up-to-date information on current practice, legislation, and standards.

 

05-06 April 2022               

Cycling for Transport     

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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