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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 wins grant for bus demand research

The ITC is grateful to the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund which has generously provided a grant to enable us to undertake research into the causes of the decline of bus travel in England. This work will take place over 2018-19 and forms part of the ITC's travel trends work stream.

ITC explores the future for private hire and taxi services in Britain

The ITC was delighted to welcome an expert audience at its Winter Discussion Evening on 20th February 2018 to discuss the future for private hire and taxi services in the UK. Guests listened to a panel including the Chief Executives of Addison Lee and Karhoo, and a robust discussion was enjoyed. A copy of the summary report from the event can be downloaded here.


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 Autumn Discussion Evening

The ITC's  Autumn Discussion Evening will take place on Tuesday 23rd October at the Cowcross Street Gallery. The topic will be: How should land value uplift from transport investment be captured?  We are delighted to welcome an expert panel including Roger Madelin CBE (British Land), Corinne Swain OBE (Arup), Ian Lindsey (formerly Crossrail) and John Robinson (MTR Europe). Doors will open at 18:15 and a light supper will be served afterwards. This event is invitation only but if you would like to be considered for a place please contact the ITC Events Team.