Sign of the times - Traffic signs: regulations and general directions update

The PTRC course Traffic Signing – from first principles to best practice is planned for 6th – 7th September 2016 in London. The course will offer an opportunity for participants to...
25 July 2016/Number of views (252)

Join the PTRC Team!

Are you or someone you know looking for a new role? PTRC is currently recruiting for an Events and Course Manager. Click here to view the full job description and get further information on how to...
13 July 2016/Number of views (240)


Understanding behaviour change, harnessing new technology and pushing national and local policy makers to trial new ways of working were key themes of this year’s Annual Transport...
06 July 2016/Number of views (383)

Advancing skills knowledge with PTRC


Traffic Signing - From First Principles to Best Practice

 6th-7th September, London

This two-day course begins with an overview to the Traffic Signs, Regulations and General Directions and covers all major classes of signs. Specific sessions address the design, location, installation and illumination of traffic signing in a sensitive way and choosing the most appropriate material type. It is aimed at highway/traffic engineers and technicians to assist them in planning and designing signing schemes that are cost effective and sensitive to the local environment.

read more

Developing Successful School Travel Plans: What makes a good secondary school travel plan?

8th September, London

This one day course provides a series of practical and informative sessions targeting professionals involved in school travel planning in the secondary school sector. Bringing together operational, promotional and spatial planning aspects of school travel, this course will equip delegates with the skills they need to stimulate STP development, engagement and to deliver sustained action planning. Any planning, transport, behavioural change, community engagement or property professional involved in secondary school projects should attend.

read more

Traffic and Transport Survey Techniques

13th September, London

Anyone designing a transport project needs data to help define the problem, appraise options and evaluate the outcomes delivered. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the numerous quantitative and qualitative survey techniques available to transport practitioners, outlining the issues involved in designing the right survey for the job.

read more

Advanced Road Safety Audit and Engineering

13th-14th September, Manchester

Designed for experienced engineers or road safety auditors who wish to enhance and update their knowledge of road safety engineering issues, Day 1 of the course will focus on human factors and safe systems whilst Day 2 will include international road safety engineering and audit processes and how they compare with typical UK practices, with a focus on the World Health Organisation International Decade of Action.

read more