News

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 (1061)

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 (480)

The Autumn Statement Misses

Xavier Brice, CEO Sustrans

November's Autumn Statement was another in a long line of missed opportunities by the UK Government and fails to support low-income households with investments to improve local travel choice with...
07 December 2016/Number of views (664)
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Advancing skills knowledge with PTRC

Training

Transport Modelling for Non-Modellers

1-2 March, Manchester

7-8 March, Bristol

5-6 April, London

26-27 April, Birmingham

30-31 August, 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.

Designing for Buses in the Urban Environment

1 March, Birmingham

17 May, London

This one-day course will highlight common mistakes that can occur during the planning and design of bus interchanges and infrastructure. Exploring issues that may at first appear minor, but if not identified and addressed early can result in challenging and costly remedial work, during the construction and post opening phases of the project.

Traffic Orders - Principles and Good Practice

2 March, London

6 June, Birmingham

This course provides delegates with an understanding of the formal stages involved in making different types of Traffic Order, and will offer valuable insight into the process for creating important legal documents

Design, Construction and Maintenance of Highway Drainage Systems

14-15 March, London

Aimed at both managers responsible for highway maintenance to recent recruits to highway maintenance and design teams; this course provides delegates with a solid grounding in the various design and construction approaches to the provision of effective and maintainable highway drainage and relevant legislation and guidance applicable to this area.