Panel of experts review People’s Award entries

Thanks to everyone in the community who entered our first ever People’s Award for a transport planning project that has had a positive impact on people’s lives.

Our excellent  judging panel of experts are discussing the entries to decide the finalists and winner.

There is not long to go until we reveal the shortlist on 10 October at an afternoon tea reception in the House of Commons, hosted by Lilian Greenwood MP to an invited audience.

Thanks very much to our judges (from left to right in image): Tricia Hayes, Director General, DfT; Stephen Joseph, OBE, former CEO of Campaign for Better Transport (Chair of the panel); Steve Quartermain, Chief Planner, Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government; Mary Parsons, Group Director of Placemaking & Regeneration, Places for People.

Transport Planning Day, 13th November 2018

Transport Planning Day will be held on 13 November at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London and a wide range of people have been invited. The day is a fantastic opportunity for the community representatives to engage with transport planning and to celebrate the positive impact it can have on people’s lives, as well as the diversity of our profession.

Session 1 – 15:30 to 17:30

The afternoon session brings together community groups and transport planning professionals for an interactive discussion about best practice in community engagement in transport planning. It will enable the professionals to hear from communities about what they value in transport planning.

Session 2 – 17:30 to 21:00

The evening session features a keynote speech from Lilian Greenwood MP, Chair of the Transport Select Committee.

During the evening, we will announce the winners of our first ever People’s Award for a transport planning initiative that has improved people’s lives as part of place-making.

Invites are restricted to invited guests only due to accommodation limitations but please let us know if you would like to be placed on the waiting list.



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