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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 (280)

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 (493)

The trials of starting in a new office

After three months on the job, I think I can finally say I’m getting adjusted to office life in the UK – although, some transitions from my previous office in Canada to our headquarters...
22 November 2016/Number of views (587)
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Due to popular demand we are pleased to extend the TPM Call for Papers deadline to 26 January 2017! Please click here to find out more information.

Advancing skills knowledge with PTRC

Training

Transport Modelling for Non-Modellers

6-7 February, London

1-2 March, Manchester

7-8 March, Bristol

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.

Traffic and Transport Survey Techniques

14 February, Leeds

Traffic data is an essential input to any traffic and transport project - and there are many ways to collect this information! This course will acquaint delegates with the many types of collection while exploring the advantages and disadvantages of each available method.

Developing Successful School Travel Plans

15 February, London

Although development of school travel plans seems like it may be becoming second nature, the 'school run' continues to be a key area of planning to tackle. Packed with helpful tips and case-studies, this one day course is a must for anyone looking to enhance their knowledge of school travel planning techniques.

Planning Public Transport

21-22 February, London

29-30 March, Manchester

High quality public transport is an essential part of the toolkit to tackle congestion, pollution related deaths and other adverse side effects of cities' and towns' dependence on the car. This two-day course provides a practical guide to operations planning improved scheduling and market forecasting.

Road Safety Audits Principles and Good Practice

23 February, London

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. This course will introduce delegates to the causes of accidents and how they can be addressed by engineering, education and enforcement.