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Welcome to the Independent Transport Commission

The ITC is Britain's independent research charity committed to improving policy on transport, land use and planning


ITC debates land value capture mechanisms

The ITC's Autumn Discussion Evening held on 23rd October explored how best land value uplift from transport investment should be captured. Following insightful presentations from experts Corinne Swain OBE, Roger Madelin CBE and John Robinson the expert audience engaged in a lively debate. To read a report on the evening's discussion please click here.

ITC gives evidence to House of Lords Select Committee

The ITC Director, Dr Matthew Niblett, was invited to give oral evidence in September to the House of Lords European Union Select Committee (Internal Market Sub-committee) Inquiry exploring the impact of Brexit on transport. Dr Niblett presented findings from the ITC's research paper exploring transport and Brexit.


The Strategic Challenges facing UK Aviation

The ITC has released a major new report exploring the strategic challenges facing UK aviation over the coming decades. The report, authored by Dr Rebecca Driver, follows an extensive consultation with the industry. To download a copy of the report, please click here.

Urban Freight Distribution: challenges and solutions

The ITC has released a new report exploring how we can improve urban freight distribution. Drawing on a set of innovative case studies the report makes recommendations to authorities and policy makers. Please click here to download.


ITC Winter Discussion Evening

The ITC's Winter Discussion evening will take place on the evening of Wednesday 13th February 2019 from 18:15 to 21:00 at the Cowcross Street Gallery, Farringdon. The topic will be 'What will be the future of rail passenger demand in the UK?' and the event will be an opportunity to discuss the findings from the ITC and RSSB's new rail passenger demand reports. The evening will be chaired by Professor Peter Jones OBE and guest speakers include Ian Williams and Tim Shoveller. This event is invitation only but if you would like to be considered for a place please contact