ITC explores how classic rail investment can improve our cities

The ITC has released a new study exploring how investment in rail infrastructure can best be planned to capture the benefits for our cities and regions. The report contains a foreword from ITC Patron Sir Peter Hendy CBE and a copy can be downloaded by clicking here.


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.


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.


ITC 2016 Annual Lecture

The ITC was delighted to hold its 4th Annual Lecture at the Science Museum on 15th June 2016. Following a welcome address by the Secretary of State for Transport, guests heard talks from Professors Sarah Sharples and John Miles exploring how technological advances will change transport. To watch the Lecture please click here.


ITC releases major report on Cities and High-Speed Rail

The ITC has released a report today at a major launch event held in Leeds with the Secretary of State for Transport and other high-profile attendees. High Speed Rail and Connected Cities: Accessible Places for Growing Economies, sets out the regeneration and transport benefits of high-speed rail (HSR), and provides guidance on ways to enhance the […]


ITC releases new Occasional Paper on Transport and Children

The ITC has released a new Occasional Paper entitled ‘Children and Travel’ by social research expert Kris Beuret OBE. The paper explores the reasons why children are travelling less independently and walking less, and offers recommendations for addressing these problems.


ITC Commissioner John Worthington awarded MBE

The ITC is delighted to congratulate our Commissioner John Worthington on his award of an MBE in the 2016 New Year Honours. John’s inspirational leadership of our ‘High Speed Rail and Cities’ project has improved our national understanding of how to capture best value from transport investment. For more details please click here.


ITC House of Lords Annual Dinner

The ITC was delighted to have an opportunity to thank its core benefactors at the House of Lords at its Annual Dinner with ITC Patrons Lord Andrew Adonis and Lord Roger Freeman on 8 December 2015.


ITC gives evidence to House of Lords Built Environment Committee

ITC Commissioner John Worthington, chairman of the ITC’s High Speed Rail and cities project, presented evidence on 19th November to the House of Lords Built Environment Committee as part of their enquiry into infrastructure provision. A recording can be viewed using this link.


ITC debates the impacts of work on travel

The ITC hosted a Discussion Evening on 21st October 2015 to discuss how the changing nature of work and the workplace will impact our travel patterns. Read the summary of the evening’s conversation.