Behavioural scientist “puts the case for driverless cars”

The behavioural scientist Rory Sutherland has used his latest column in the Spectator Magazine to “put the case for driverless cars”, look at the possible benefits but warn of the downsides. The Vice-Chairman of advertising agency Ogilvy refers to a study by researchers at UC Berkeley and UC Davis who simulated a world of driverless […]

Highlights from our 2023 podcasts on the last Highways Voices of the year

Why would a highways and transport technology-focussed podcast have discussed dehumidifiers, fast fashion and taking a shop’s takings to Barclays? Because all, in their own way, can be used as examples of things that affect our industry, and you’ll find out why if you listen to this quick round-up of some of our content from […]

Sutherland and Dyson JCT keynote video now available online

The extremely popular keynote session at the JCT Traffic Signals Symposium featuring behavioural scientists Rory Sutherland and Pete Dyson is now available to watch on JCT’s YouTube channel. All seven sessions at the Symposium in Nottingham were filmed thanks to the support of video sponsors AGD Systems, INRIX, Messagemaker Displays, PTV Group, Simplifai Systems, smartmicro UK and TRL Software. The extra long keynote […]

Knowledge shared at record breaking JCT Traffic Signals Symposium

A record number of delegates and exhibitors have shared two days of high-level knowledge sharing at the 2023 JCT Traffic Signals Symposium, with the Keynote Address delivered by behavioural scientists Rory Sutherland and Pete Dyson winning the Most Thought Provoking Paper Award 310 delegates attended Nottingham Trent University for the 28th running of the event, […]

Industry-leading experts take turns to chair JCT Traffic Signals Symposium sessions

Some of the country’s leading transport technology experts will be leading the conversation at the popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium next month as they chair the learned programme of papers during the event. The two-day symposium features 23 separate presentations covering a range of topics including road safety, traffic management research, asset management and on-street […]

JCT Symposium keynote concentrates on delivering transport for real people

The keynote speakers at the popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium in September have detailed their session where they’ll explain their concept delivering transport based on real human wants and needs. Rory Sutherland and Pete Dyson will present the hour-long session at the event in Nottingham, basing their talk on their book Transport for Humans: Are […]

Record-breaking JCT Symposium fills exhibition and programme

The popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium has announced its programme has been filled at the earliest time of year ever, while the event’s exhibition space is almost sold out with only room to squeeze in two more stands. The event brings together traffic management and control professionals from the public and private sector for a […]

Transport behaviour expert defends road building

One of the UK’s leading behavioural scientists has backed road building, saying some government advisers’ experience is at odds with the majority of the population. Writing in the Spectator Magazine, Ogilvy vice-chairman Rory Sutherland, who is co-order of the book “Transport for Humans” argues that transport policy is too London-centric. “The people leaning their folding […]

JCT details Traffic Signals Symposium papers

The popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium returns to Nottingham Trent University in September, and its programme has been filled earlier than ever before. The two day event on 14 and 15 September, with the opening social event and the MOVA User Group the night before, attracts delegates from across the public sector, consultancies and suppliers. […]


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