People's Awards Judging Panel

Judges announced for Transport Planning Day People’s Award 

The Transport Planning Society (TPS) has revealed the names of the judges responsible for selecting the finalists and winner of its first ever People’s Award for a transport planning project that has improved people’s lives.

The judging panel of will consist of Steve Quartermain, Chief Planner at Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government; Tricia Hayes, Director General for Roads, Motoring and Devolution in the Department of Transport; Stephen Joseph OBE, Former Chief Executive of Campaign for Better Transport; and Mary Parsons, Group Director – Placemaking and Regeneration at Places for People.

The four judges bring a wealth of experience and will be looking for projects and initiatives that have made a genuine contribution to improving people’s accessibility, quality of life and wellbeing, through engaging the local community at an early stage.

Lynda Addison, Chair of TPS, said: “We’re delighted to have such a high-quality judging panel for our first ever People’s Award. Being able to attract high calibre judges with a broad range of relevant experience is a huge boost for the communities entering the People’s Award. It reinforces our commitment to putting local people at the heart of transport planning.”

The Transport Planning Society’s People’s Award for a transport planning initiative of the year is a major part of the Transport Planning Day campaign. The award focuses on inviting communities to tell the professionals how transport planning projects, whatever they may be, have had a positive impact in their local area. Communities could include parish or town councils, residents’ associations, civic societies or any similar non-professional bodies. 


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