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How can we get drivers to give up their cars?

Many people have long believed that the way forward for cities to manage their transport is to get people out of their cars and on to public transport, their bikes or their feet. This...
08 March 2017/Number of views (635)

Diversity and Cycling

Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster

Like walking, cycling is regularly hailed as a ‘miracle pill’ equivalent. Most of us don’t get enough physical activity, which is linked to conditions from diabetes to...
10 February 2017/Number of views (1656)

Disruption is Good – But Policy Makers Need a Few Ground Rules to Manage Change

Jonathan Spear - Director of Strategic Transport and Intelligent Mobility with Atkins Acuity

The pace of technological change and its impact on our lives is ever more evident each day. It also has profound implications for our experience as consumers, set challenges for established...
13 January 2017/Number of views (892)
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Events

The #2017TPM programme is here! Running 28-29 June in Nottingham, make sure you check in on our dedicated conference page regularly for all the latest updates! 

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Training

Cycling Infrastructure Design

3 May, Bristol

In recent years, cycling has experienced something of a renaissance as a serious mode of transport in urban areas, due to the air quality, congestion alleviation and health benefits it offers. This course explores different methods of providing for safe and convenient cycling in the urban environment, illustrated by case studies of innovative cycle infrastructure design.

Parking Scheme Design

9 May, London

Through evaluation of industry guidance and case studies along with practical workshop exercises this course will appraise what might constitute best practice in sustainable, transparent and safe parking scheme design. Furthermore it will examine the underlying issues with consideration as to how typical challenges might best be met.

Road Safety Audits: Principles and Good Practice

10 May, Bristol

Following the publication of the DMRB Road Safety Audit Standard HD 19/15, this timely one-day course provides an overview of the road safety audit process, an update on changes from HD19/03 and current methods for reducing the risk of injury on our roads.

Successful Planning Applications for Transport Practitioners

11 May, London

Are you involved in the development planning process? This course explores how the transportation issues associated with new developments are considered by local planning authorities, and guides practitioners through the key steps for ensuring that transport considerations contribute to a successful planning decision.

Essential Legislation for Highways and Transport Practitioners

17-18 May, London

The legislation affecting transport practitioners is wide ranging, with often serious consequences for non-compliance. Covering the main duties, this course provides an essential insight into the distinction between law and guidance and the risks that can arise from departing from this.