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Alex Thomas wins prize for Best Paper by a YP

25 Jul 2019

This year's Best Paper by a Young Practitioner, sponsored by TPS, and awarded  at the annual Transport Practitioners' Meeting was by Alex Thomas from Devon County Council  for his paper entitled "Lessons learnt from the first fully electric bike share scheme in the UK: a case study of Exeter's co-bikes"

 

Transport for New Homes Checklist

25 Jul 2019

Transport for New Homes has published a Checklist which will help root out car-dependent housing developments.

A call for action for every transport planner. Lynda Addison's Blog

22 Jul 2019

Click here to read  Lynda Addison's blog "A call to action for every planner, transport planner, engineer and politician" 

 

Read Stephen Bennett's blog

16 Jul 2019

Read Stephen Bennett's blog:

Let’s change our mindset and work together to create great new development 

Susan Claris is Transport Planner of the Year 2019

16 Jul 2019

The prestigious Transport Planner of the Year award was presented to Susan Claris from Arup byTPS Chair, Stephen Bennett at this year's Transport Practitioners' Meeting.

Transport for New Homes Award Announced

4 Jul 2019

TPS is delighted to launch a new award in partnership with Transport for New Homes. As part of Transport Planning Day 2019, we have launched the inaugural Transport for New Homes Award. Get nominating now!

 

TPS Bursary Competition 2019 -deadline approaching

4 Jul 2019

The deadline for the 2019 Bursary competition is 26 July - get your submissions in now and spread the word to friends and colleagues.

This year’s topic is:

Climate Crisis - what more can Transport Planners do to address the climate emergency?'

 

 

Amy Barnett - a another PDS Success

1 Jul 2019

Amy Barnett from Atkins is the latest person to complete the PDS and received her Certificate at the TPS Dinner on 13 June from TPS Chair, Stephen Bennett.

Outgoing TPS Chair wins CIHT award

1 Jul 2019

Many congratulations to Lynda Addison, OBE who was awarded “Transportation Professional of the Year” at the CIHT Annual Awards ceremony in June.

People's Awards 2019 Judging Panel Announced

1 Jul 2019

TPS is delighted to announce all four of last year’s judges will be returning to decide the winners of the People’s Award.

The judges will be responsible for selecting the finalists and winner of the People’s Award for a community-based transport planning project that has improved people’s lives.

 

Last chance to book for TPM

30 Jun 2019

The 17th Annual Transport Practitioners’ Meeting (TPM), supported by TPS and taking place  from 10-11 July 2019 in Oxford is quickly approaching so don't miss the chance to book. 

Driverless Cars Emulsion Workshops

30 Jun 2019

The Driverless Cars Emulsion is a novel idea created by Professor Glenn Lyons to bring together the different constituencies of people and perspectives on the prospect of a driverless cars future. Join us at a series of Workshops around the country organised by Landor.

Nominations open for TPS People's Award 2019

30 Jun 2019

The Transport Planning Society has opened nominations for the People’s Award to mark the official launch Transport Planning Day 2019 to be held on 20 November.

 

Read the TPS Response to the Regulation of ARVs

27 Jun 2019

TPS has submitted a response to the first consultation (during a 3-year review) by the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission on the Legal Regulation of Automated Road Vehicles (ARV’s).  A summary of all responses received is available at https://www.lawcom.gov.uk/project/automated-vehicles/

Many of our views were echoed by others and subsumed into general summaries but 12 of our responses were cited individually.

TPS Annual Review now published

27 Jun 2019

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

 
 
 
 
 

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