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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


Sir Peter Hall

It is with deep sadness that the ITC has learned of the death of our Patron, Professor Sir Peter Hall. Sir Peter was the foremost urban geographer of his generation and a longtime supporter of the ITC. He will be greatly missed and our condolences are extended to his family.

ITC launches Freight interim report

The ITC launched its interim report on Freight efficiency at a special event on 16 July at the Alan Baxter Gallery.Guest speakers included Phil Roe (DHL), Perry Glading (Forth Ports) and Professor Alan Braithwaite. The report, authored by expert Nick Gazzard, examines challenges facing UK freight in the areas of urban logistics, port-centric consolidation, and reducing empty container movements.

ITC Wins Research Grant

The ITC has won a major research grant from the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund for our co-sponsored project investigating road and rail travel trends in Britain. The Commission would like to express its thanks to the Trustees of the Fund for this generous award.



21 October 2014 - ITC Discussion Evening

Our Autumn discussion evening will be exploring what we can learn from the behavioural sciences for developing better transport policy. The evening will be held on Tuesday 21st October 2014, 6:15 - 9:00pm at the Alan Baxter Gallery, London. The event will be chaired by John Dawson and we are delighted to announce as guest speakers Crawford Hollingworth, Founder of the Behavioural Architects, and Dr Adrian Davis, Visiting Professor at UWE and editor of the Journal of Transport and Health. Attendance is by invitation only and priority is given to ITC supporters, but if you would like to be considered for a place please contact Lucy Kilborn, ITC Events Secretary