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News

Read interview with Arup's Hiba Abo Slo

1 Dec 2021

Continuing the EDI theme of this year's TP Day Campaign, our latest blog is an interview with Hiba Abo Slo, who recounts arriving in London from Syria and finding a transport planning apprenticeship with Arup, and offers her perspective on the value of EDI to the profession.

Read the interview here.

Early career professionals research competition relaunches for 2022/23

30 Nov 2021

The Future Transport Visions Group (FTVG) is again inviting early career professionals from across the transport sector to submit research ideas for funding.

You can submit an idea as an individual or as a group, or you can sign up to join a team you think has an interesting topic. Find out more and express your interest here.

Take part in Midlands Connect youth engagement panel

29 Nov 2021

Midlands Connect are looking for students and young professionals to take part in a youth engagement panel to discuss key issues around the future of transport. 

The panel session will take place at 12 noon on Monday 6 December - email info@tps.org.uk to find out more and sign up!

Transport Planning Day Photo competition winners announced!

24 Nov 2021

A panel of TPS Board judges have picked three winners for the Transport Planning Day photo competition launched earlier this year.

The photos had to relate to the theme of this years campaign, equality, diversity and inclusion. 

CIHT become Ofqual approved for the transport apprenticeship

23 Nov 2021

CIHT have completed the Ofqual application process to offer the EPA service for the transport planning technicians apprenticeships moving forward.

Register now for 'Gender on the Agenda' event

19 Nov 2021

Featuring of host of excellent speakers, the event entitled 'Gender on the Agenda: Making streets and public space work for everyone' will explore practical approaches to making public spaces and transport systems welcoming to all. 

Register for the event here.

Watch recordings of Transport Planning Day 2021

17 Nov 2021

If you were unable to attend this year's Transport Planning Day, both sessions are now available to watch on YouTube.

Read blog on working in the male-dominated transport planning sector

15 Nov 2021

Stephanie Stewart, a Senior Analyst at TP Day sponsor Citi Logik, discusses her route into transport planning, what it's like working in a male-dominated sector and the importance of EDI.

Jacobs run range of EDI events in build up to TP Day 2021

15 Nov 2021

As Gold Sponsor for Transport Planning Day 2021, Jacobs staff have been participating in an exciting programme of events across the country, with activities hosted in each of their offices to showcase best practice, project successes and knowledge sharing around the topic of EDI.

Transport Industry Called to Stand Against Hate

12 Nov 2021

At TPS's virtual panel debate, supported by the British Transport Police, Transport for London and Women in Transport, TPS calls on industry to “be better allies” in the stand against hate crime. 

The event was part of TPS's Transport Planning Day campaign which culminates with Transport Planning Day on the 15th November.

Register now for online COP26 events led by transport researchers

5 Nov 2021

Organised by researchers at the University of Leeds, the first event will explore the challenge of making transport decarbonisation happen, and the second will look at the opportunities presented by new online tools that track our carbon footprints.

The events will take place at COP26 in Glasgow, and will be livestreamed for those who cannot attend in person.  

Call for Policy Group contributions

5 Nov 2021

We are inviting TPS members to inform the development of our responses to two government consultations:

New Advances in Assistive Technology and Independent Mobility

4 Nov 2021

Transport for Greater Manchester ran an event exploring 'New Advances in Assistive Technology and Independent Mobility' as part of our Transport Planning Day campaign. 

You can watch the event on youtube here. 

 

TPS Chair's message November 2021

4 Nov 2021

Mark Frost, TPS Chair, gives his final message to members before Transport Planning Day 2021 on 15 November.

Mark discusses the successful campaign building up to TP Day, the importance of this year's theme, and the wider context of COP26.  

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