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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 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.

ITC appoints Terry Hill as chairman

The ITC has announced that Terry Hill CBE has been appointed as ITC Chairman, replacing Simon Linnett who has retired after more than 6 years of service. Mr Hill brings decades of experience at the top of UK transport while Mr Linnett will become an ITC Patron.


Minister gives major speech at ITC event

On 31 October, the ITC was delighted to welcome Transport Minister The Rt Hon John Hayes MP to its Autumn Discussion Evening considering good design of our transport infrastructure. Read more here.

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 Winter Discussion Evening

The ITC's Winter Discussion Evening will take place on the evening of Tuesday 21st February 2017 in the newly refurbished Alan Baxter Gallery in Farringdon. The subject of the discussion will be 'How will rising levels of tourism impact UK transport?' and will be chaired by ITC Commissioner Kris Beuret OBE. Guest speakers include Derek Robbins (Bournemouth University) and Jay Parmar (BVRLA). 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.