STAR Conference, Glasgow, 22 May

14 Mar 2018

Early bird bookings are now open for the annual STAR Conference to be held in Glasgow on 22 May.

Leading charity calls for better representation of women in transport planning and delivery in the UK

6 Mar 2018

Sustrans, a leading Charity has highlighted the need for equal gender representation in transport planning and delivery to help address the low numbers of women travelling actively in the UK. The "Are we nearly there?" report has been endorsed by Lynda Addison, TPS Chair.


TPS Regional Reps wanted - a chance to get involved

5 Mar 2018

There are currently vacancies for new TPS regional representatives in Scotland, and the South East of England - a good opportunity to get involved.

New date for the TPS AGM and Annual Lecture

5 Mar 2018

The AGM and Annual Lecture to be delivered by Nicola Kane of TfGM had to be postponed because of the bad weather, Do come and attend instead on 24 May in London. Details to follow.

Monthly Mentor Tip No 2

2 Mar 2018

Encouraging your employees to work together by pairing up new trainees with those familiar with...

Mentor Training Sessions announced

2 Mar 2018

Mentor training dates around the country have been announced for the rest of 2018.

Nominations for Transport Planner of the Year 2018

24 Feb 2018

Nominations are being sought for the Transport Planning Society sponsored ‘Transport Planner of the Year Award 2018' 



TPS pub quiz winners in Manchester (again)

24 Feb 2018

The tenth annual TPS International Pub Quiz was held on Thursday 22nd February 2018. This year a grand total of 103 teams took part in quizzes held simultaneously in 10 cities. Congratulations to tThe team from Systra – If It Gose Wrong We Blame John  who won my a small margin.  

Consultation on Major Roads- contributions please!

22 Feb 2018

TPS plans to submit a response to the consultation on the Major Road Network


TPS Responds to SRN Consultation

21 Feb 2018

TPS has called for more realism in the DfT’s proposals for Roads Investment Strategy 2 (RIS2), in particular in relation to induced traffic, integration with other transport networks and reducing the impacts of the SRN on those living close to it.

TPS publishes response to Road User Levy reforms.

19 Feb 2018

TPS publishes response to the Road User Levy reforms.

Steady as she goes

15 Feb 2018

On the 7th February the West Midlands hosted a National TPS Event entitled “steady as she goes or abandoning ship – dealing with the new modelling challenges”. Read on for a full report.

Mileage-based road pricing

13 Feb 2018

Read on for the report about the lively evening session held on 31 January on Mileage-based road pricing: fiscal necessity or demand management tool?


Webex on the PDS Changes announced for 14 February

31 Jan 2018

A Webex on the Changes to the PDS which came into effect  in September 2017 has been planned for 14 February at 1200.

TPM 2018: Call for Papers deadline approaching -now 1 February

25 Jan 2018

 The deadline for abstracts for the 16th Annual Transport Practitioners’ Meeting (TPM) which will take place on the 5th – 6th of July 2018 in historic Oxford has been extended to 1 February

TPM is the annual meeting place for all transport planners, placemakers, highway engineers and urban transport designers. TPM brings the wider transport and built environment community together for two days of world class networking, idea sharing and lively debate.


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