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

5th Annual Sharing The Street Conference - Safe and Secure Design
18th September - London

This conference considers how the design of measures to tackle concerns about terrorism, crime and driver behaviour impact on the functionality and visual appeal of the urban environment. Insight is provided into the current and emerging threats and risks on the UK’s streets and how they and enforcement activities are steering urban design features. Case studies illustrate how residential, town centre, city and other environments can be designed to be attractive, appealing, safe, secure and functional spaces for people, 24/7.

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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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