Transport Planning Society calls for introduction of National Transport Strategy

There should be a National Transport Strategy that aligns with spatial planning and the devolved nations’ transport strategies, alongside delivery of an integrated, accessible and affordable public transport system across the UK, according to the Transport Planning Society. TPS has published its member-led manifesto setting out a five-point plan to improve the transport network. The Society […]

Transport roundtable calls for ‘clearly defined’ five-year delivery plan that gives industry, academia and the public a roadmap of how it intends to support the movement towards a Net Zero system by 2050

Technological change and human behaviour make the future of transport hard to predict, so how can we build an future transport system fit for all? That was the main question at a recent roundtable jointly organised by The Forum and think tank Institute for Public Policy Research. The roundtable discussed how transport system is integral […]

New travel app launched in Essex

A new app that gives its users real-time travel information across Essex travel networks has been launched by Essex County Council. The free app aims to help people in Essex to plan their journeys and travel by foot, bike, bus and train anywhere in the county. Providing real-time travel information, users are given detailed expected journey and […]

Cumbria’s transport network improvement plans are launched

Cumbria County Council is to publish its Transport Infrastructure Plan (CTIP) 2022 – 2037. The CTIP was developed by the council and Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) and describes the role of transportation and connectivity in supporting sustainable and inclusive growth in Cumbria. The plan outlines a vision for improving transport and infrastructure in Cumbria […]

Roads reimagined with people and planet in mind

By Derval Cummins, Director-Transportation, Aecom & Martin Boran, Associate Director-Highways-Ireland, Aecom The Irish government is investing €1.8 billion in cleaner, greener transport in 2022, part of its drive to halve transport carbon emissions by 2030. But so far, the debate on resource allocation and planning has pitted investment in public transport against investment in roads, […]

Amey Consulting models future strategic transport planning in Worcestershire

Amey Consulting has announced its partnership with Worcestershire County Council (WCC) to develop and deliver a new five-year strategic transport model, that will help transform future strategic transport planning in the Worcestershire area.  This significant piece of innovative work will help WCC understand transport patterns and impact of regional developments, underpinning all future funding applications. The […]

Government launches transport plan for 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Government has approved the Transport Plan for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, which will be held in Birmingham. The plan has been produced in close collaboration with Birmingham City Council and the Birmingham 2022 Organising Committee. It sets out a strategic approach to planning and coordination of transport to support the Games covering the transportation […]

West Sussex rises to the carbon reduction challenge with highway and transport initiatives

A growing number of initiatives to help reduce carbon are being delivered across West Sussex, according to the council. As the COP26 Climate Change Conference gets underway, the challenges of encouraging active travel choices and reducing carbon emissions continue on a countywide basis, said West Sussex County Council. The County Council’s new Council Plan, for example, sets […]


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