The 2020 ITC Annual Lecture

In July the ITC was delighted to host our first Digital Annual Lecture, in partnership with the Centre for Transport Studies at UCL. On the topic of how to future proof our transport infrastructure for climate change, guests heard expert lectures from Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh (University of Bath) and Chris Stark (Committee on Climate Change). […]

ITC debates alternative fuels in transport

The ITC’s Winter Discussion Evening was held on the 12th February exploring how to scale up alternative fuels in transport. Guests heard from an expert panel including James Lyon (Shell), Professor David Cebon (Cambridge University) and Mike Muldoon (Alstom) and a lively debate followed. For a report on the discussion please click here.

ITC releases major new report on Bus travel demand in England

The ITC has released a major new report exploring the changing shape of the bus market in England. The research was supported through a generous grant from the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund and was authored by travel demand experts Dr Scott Le Vine and Professor Emeritus Peter White. Please click here to download a copy […]

ITC discusses the impacts of CAZs

The ITC’s Autumn Discussion Evening explored the impacts of Clean Air Zones (CAZs) on transport in our cities. We welcomed an panel of leading experts, including Mai Jarvis, Steve Gooding CB and Aart Hille Ris Lambers to present their views, and a  wide-ranging discussion was chaired by ITC Chairman Terry Hill CBE. For a report […]

The 2019 ITC Annual Lecture

The ITC was delighted to welcome a wide range of leading experts at our 2019 Annual Lecture, kindly hosted at University College London in partnership with the Centre for Transport Studies. Guests enjoyed speeches from Melanie Dawes, Permanent Secretary at the MHCLG, followed by Lectures from Professor Tony Travers (LSE) and Martin Tugwell (England’s Economic […]

ITC debates the future for coach travel

The ITC’s Spring Discussion Evening explored the future for coach travel in Britain. A panel of leading experts, including Richard Leonard, Tony Caccavone, and Chris Hardy presented their thoughts, and a wide-ranging discussion was chaired by coach enthusiast Kris Beuret OBE. For a report on the evening’s discussion please click on this link.

ITC debates the future for rail demand

The ITC and Arup co-hosted a Winter Discussion Evening in February exploring new research into the drivers of rail passenger demand. Responses were given by experts Neil Micklethwaite and Professor Tony Travers, and a lively discussion was chaired by Professor Peter Jones OBE. To read a summary report of the evening please click here.

ITC releases major new report on passenger rail demand factors

The ITC is delighted to release a major new report exploring wider factors affecting the long-term growth in passenger rail travel since 1995. Cambridge-based researchers Ian Williams and Dr Kaveh Jahanshahi explored the impact of changes in employment structure and residential location on the propensity to travel by rail. The report can be downloaded by […]

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.

ITC gives evidence to House of Lords Select Committee

The ITC Director, Dr Matthew Niblett, was invited to give oral evidence in September to the House of Lords European Union Select Committee (Internal Market Sub-committee) Inquiry exploring the impact of Brexit on transport. Dr Niblett presented findings from the ITC’s research paper exploring transport and Brexit.