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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

News



ITC welcomes Secretary of State

The ITC was delighted to host the Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, at its private council meeting on 21st March. The meeting provided a useful opportunity to brief the Minister on the ITC's research and discuss long-term strategic policy issues.


ITC Commissioner Professor Peter Jones awarded OBE

The ITC is delighted to congratulate our Commissioner Professor Peter Jones on his award of an OBE in the 2017 New Year Honours. Peter was a founding member of the ITC and his inspiring leadership of our 'Road and Rail Travel Trends' research  has been groundbreaking in helping UK policy makers understand the dramatically changing nature of travel behaviour.

Research




High Speed Rail and Connected Cities: Accessible Places for Growing Economies

Released at a major launch event in Leeds on Monday 16 May 2016, this report identifies a number of principles that should be used when planning local transport and redevelopment in order to capture value from HS2, and recommends several actions for national and local Government. Please click here to download.


Events


ITC Spring Discussion Evening

The ITC's Spring Discussion Evening will take place on the evening of Tuesday 9 May 2017 in the newly refurbished Alan Baxter Gallery in Farringdon. The subject of the discussion will be 'How will the car of the future change our travel behaviour?' and will be chaired by ITC Commissioner Professor Peter Jones OBE. We are delighted to have secured an expert guest panel including Professor John Miles (University of Cambridge), Dr Nick Reed (TRL) and Steve Gooding (Director of the RAC Foundation). Priority is given to ITC supporters and attendance is by invitation only: if you would like to be considered for a place please contact our Events Secretary, Lucy Kilborn.