News

PTRC announces the 20 Week Evening Lecture Series

20 Jul 2018

This September, PTRC's 20 Week Principles of Traffic and Transport Evening Lecture Series begins in seven locations across the Canada, Ireland and the UK.

TPS Annual Review now published

11 Jul 2018

Read an account of all TPS activities in the past year in the Annual Review.

Anne Graham is Transport Planner of the Year 2018

10 Jul 2018

 The prestigious Transport Planner of the Year award was presented to Anne Graham, Chief Executive of the National Transport Aurhority of Ireland by TPS Chair, Lynda Addison at this year's Transport Practitioners' Meeting.

TPS Award for the Best Paper by a Young Practitioner at TPM

10 Jul 2018

 This year's Best Paper by a Young Practitioner, sponsored by TPS, and awarded  at the annual Transport Practitioners' Meeting was by Ruby Stringer of Integrated Transport Planning Ltd. for her paper entitled "Quality Incentive Contracts to improve women's safety on public transport in Bangladesh"

 

Transport Planning Apprentices ready for PDS

9 Jul 2018

TPS has produced a short note and simple flow chart  showing how the first cohort of transport planning apprentices can make the next steps in their professional development by joining the TPS PDS. 

Report on Transport Sector: Tackling Greenhouse Gas Emissions :27 June

4 Jul 2018

Read the report and view the presentations given at the TPS meeting held on 27 June in Dublin on Transport Sector: Tackling Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

Recognising the PDS – what do you think?

2 Jul 2018

The PDS  Skills Team are canvasing views  about a proposal to  create a new post nominal for those who complete the scheme. Please send us your views. 

Read Joanna Ward's Blog about Women in Transport

29 Jun 2018

As part of our Transport Planning Day Campaign, Our Board Member, Jo Ward, has written a blog for the Transport Times on why we need improved gender balance in transport planning.


TPS Bursary Competition 2018 - apply now !

29 Jun 2018

The Transport Planning Society is delighted to announce the 2018 Bursary competition. This year’s topic is :

‘Transport Planners and other disciplines – Better together’ 

 

 

Read Lynda Addison's Blog for the TPS Planning Day Campaign

27 Jun 2018

As part of our Transport Planning Day campaign, our Chair and Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Fellow, Lynda Addison OBE has written a blog for the RSA on why we need transport planning and how communities can get involved.

Save money on your Subscription to LTT !

23 Jun 2018

One of the benefits of TPS membership is the discount it unlocks for LTT (and other Landor) Publications.

Submit your proposals for ICE R&D Funding

20 Jun 2018

The ICE is calling for proposals  under it's Research and Development Enabling Fund which is part of ICE’s drive towards creating more knowledge content. Those applying should be an ICE member.

 

The Greater Manchester Bike Share Survey

16 Jun 2018

Take part in the Greater Manchester Bike Share Survey and enter their prize draw. 

Giulio Ferrini receives 2017 Bursary of the Year Award

8 Jun 2018

Giulio Ferrini from Sustrans received the 2017 Bursary of the Year Award at the AGM on 24 May on the topic of whether public transport–centric development risks suppressing more active travel, using Canary Wharf as an example. He is pictured receiving the award from Tim Morton, TPS Director responsible for the Bursary scheme last year. 

To download the paper click G Ferrini paper

To see the complete list of Bursaries awarded in 2017 and to read their papers visit the TPS website at https://tps.org.uk/tps-policy/bursaries 

TPS Annual Lecture 2018

6 Jun 2018

The TPS Annual Lecture was given this year by Nicola Kane, Head of Strategic Planning and Research at Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and Transport Planner of the Year 2017 on "A Vision-Led Approach to Strategic Planning in Greater Manchester " .  Read the report of this well attended event and to download the presentation. 

 

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