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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.


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 2019 Annual Lecture

The ITC is delighted to announce our 2019 Annual Lecture will take place on the evening of Thursday 13th June  from 18:00 to 20:30.  This year's Lecture will explore the question: How can we better align transport and housing policy in Britain? The Lecture will be hosted in the historic surroundings of University College London and we are pleased to be running the event in partnership with the UCL Centre for Transport Studies. A special welcome address will be given by Melanie Dawes CB, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Housing, and Guest Lecturers will be Professor Tony Travers (LSE) and Martin Tugwell (England's Economic Partnership). The event will be invitation only but if you would like to attend please contact our events team at to see if places are still available.