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TPS kicks offs Transport Planning Day countdown with debate on transport and housing

10 Sep 2019

On Thursday 5thSeptember TPS kicked off the countdown to Transport Day 2019 with a fascinating debate on transport and housing following on from the publication of the recent CIHT document Better planning, better transport, better places.

European Transport Conference - discount places available

6 Sep 2019

TPS has a 3-day Pass for the European Transport Conference which we are offering to TPS members on a daily basis for £225 + vat/day - a 22% - 34% saving. 
 

Bursary Competition 2019 Shortlist Announced

6 Sep 2019

The Transport Planning Society Board is delighted to announce that five Young Professionals have been nominated for Bursaries in the 2019 TPS Bursary Competition.

 

Driving Change: Travel in the Twenty-First Century by Prof David Metz

3 Sep 2019

TPS Member, David Metz, honorary professor at the Centre for Transport Studies, University College London, has authored a new book - Driving Change in the 21st Century that will be of interest to other TPS members.

Better Transport, Better Places - 5 Sept. Last chance to book !

3 Sep 2019

Last chance to book for the Panel debate on Better Transport, Better Places - 5 Sept at the ICE at 1830. 

 

TPS consults on new Technician qualification

31 Aug 2019

Following on from work begun in 2017, TPS is consulting on the creation of a new technician level qualification for transport planners (TPTech).

PTRC announces the 20 Week Evening Lecture Series

29 Aug 2019

This September, PTRC's 20 Week Principles of Traffic and Transport Evening Lecture Series starts up once again in six locations across the UK as well as returning to Dublin. TPS members get a discount. 

 

Publication of "Better planning, better transport, better places"

28 Aug 2019

CIHT in cooperation with TPS and RTPI has published a new advice note "Better Planning, better transport, better places" 

Active Travel think tank launch at University of Westminster

28 Aug 2019

A new, multi-disciplinary, active travel think tank is due to launch in August at the University of Westminster, in a bid to tackle the pressing societal crises caused by motor traffic dominance.

Five key challenges for net zero transport

27 Aug 2019

Chair of the Transport Planning Society Stephen Bennett has some pointers for the new Cabinet on how to speed up the switch to low-carbon transport.  His new blog on  "Addressing the five key challenges to achieving net zero transport" reproduced below and on the blog section of the TPS website.

 

Transport Planning Day speakers announced

1 Aug 2019

TPS is excited to announce that, Lilian Greenwood MP, Chair of the Transport Select Committee and Will Norman, London’s Walking and Cycling Commissioner will give keynote speeches at Transport Planning Day on 20 November.

 

 

Read our latest blogs

31 Jul 2019

Read our latest blogs published as part of this year's Transport Planning Day Campaign

TPS highlights new Apprenticeship pathways

30 Jul 2019

TPS has published a simplified version of the different pathways to transport planning qualifications which also includes the new routes opened up by the technician, and now degree, apprenticeships.

 

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"

 

 
 
 
 
 

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