News

PTRC News – TPM – What did the participants say?
“A great opportunity for catching up with colleagues and peers in the industry and finding out about the latest technical developments” “TPM is a great way to hear from fellow transport professionals about good work” “As ever, a broad and fascinating range of topics covered. This is a 'must' in the training calendar...

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Happy Holidays from the team at PTRC!
It’s been a couple of months since we sent out the last PTRC newsletter and what a busy couple of months it’s been. You might be forgiven for thinking that we’d all dashed off on our summer holidays as soon as TPM was over, but no, we’ve been beavering away on the Autumn training programme. With three conferences...

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Top transport planners honoured at this year’s transport practititoners’ meeting awards ceremony
PTRC’s 2014 Transport Practitioners’ Meeting Awards have been awarded to top transport planners across the UK in recognition of their work in proposing, planning and developing schemes that improve local transport provision, enhance the built environment, or contribute to local socio-economic well-being. The PTRC Lifetime Achievemen...

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Events

Transport, Health and Well-being Conference - Focus on Funding 

21st October 2014, London

This conference explores the complex funding environment that exists to support delivery of interventions to improve health and transport outcomes. Illustrated by case studies of successful cross-sector projects, this event will increase delegates’ knowledge of the potential funding sources available, and provide insight into effective ways of accessing this funding. Participants will gain valuable understanding of the connections between health, economic growth and transport, and the evidence demonstrating linkages between these separate areas.

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HS2 Conference: Building in the benefits at the local level
25th November 2014, London

Looking at the benefits HS2 is promised to deliver, with reference back to evidence from similar projects in the UK and mainland Europe, and recent experience from Crossrail and HS1, this conference will capture lessons learned and ensure that LA’s, LEPS, developers, transport consultants are aware of the practical steps they need to take to make this project a success story for their regions, local communities and businesses.

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Training

Traffic and Transport Survey Techniques
16th September 2014
The course is suitable for those who have recently started working in transport and traffic planning and those responsible for the management or commissioning of data collection who are looking for a broad overview of techniques and issues.

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Transport Modelling for Non-Modellers
23rd - 24th September 2014
The course is designed for people with limited or no experience of transport modelling activities who are responsible for requesting or commissioning models, such as those working in the fields of strategic transport planning, strategic land use planning, development management and economic growth/regeneration. It is also suitable for those with managerial responsibility for modelling teams, who are looking for a broad overview of techniques and issues.

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Successful Planning Applications for Transport Practitioners
30th September 2014
The course is suitable for those who have recently started or returned to working in transport development management, planners who require an overview of transport consideration pertinent to development and those responsible for the management or commissioning of staff undertaking development management activities.

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