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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


Podcast with Eversheds Sutherland

The ITC Director was interviewed for the Preparing for Change podcast series run by Eversheds Sutherland, exploring the key transport policy challenges that will be faced by the next Government, using insights from the ITC's research. The podcast was hosted by legal expert Nicolette Sanders and can be accessed by clicking here.

ITC welcomes Sir Philip Rutnam KCB as our new Patron

The ITC is delighted to welcome aboard Sir Philip Rutnam KCB as a new Patron of the charity. Sir Philip had a highly distinguished career in the UK Civil Service, including as Permanent Secretary at the Department for Transport between 2012 and 2017, and brings a wealth of experience in Government and transport policy making.

ITC debates the longer-term impacts of the pandemic

The ITC hosted our Spring Discussion Webinar on the topic of the longer-term impacts of the pandemic on transport and land use in Britain. Guests heard from an expert panel comprising Professor Peter Jones OBE (UCL), Sandeep Shingadia (TfWM) and Bridget Rosewell CBE (National Infrastructure Bank), followed by a robust discussion session chaired by Sarah Kendall. A summary report of the debate can be viewed by clicking on this link.

New ITC report explores the longer-term impacts of the pandemic

The ITC is pleased to release our new report examining the longer-term impacts of the Covid19 pandemic on transport and land use in Britain. The report draws from a wide range of evidence to show how the pandemic has left a legacy of long-term behavioural changes which are reshaping assumptions about travel and land use policy. To download a copy please click here.



ITC 2024 Annual Lecture

The ITC is delighted to announce our 2024 Annual Lecture will take place on Monday 16th September at 17:00 (UK time) exploring: How will intergenerational differences impact the future of travel? Our expert Lecturers will be Lord Willetts, FRS, former Minister for Science and Chair of the Intergenerational Commission, and Professor Kiron Chatterjee from UWE. An introductory welcome will be given by the DfT Chief Scientific Advisor, Professor Sarah Sharples. Please note the change of date due to the UK General Election. If you would like to register for this event, please click on this link.