2022 ITC Annual Lecture

The ITC was delighted to partner with the Centre for Transport Studies at UCL which kindly hosted our Annual Lecture on 7 July 2022. The event explored the future of the city centre after the Covid19 pandemic, and we were delighted to welcome expert Lecturers Dr Frances Holliss from London Metropolitan University, and Mel Barrett, […]

ITC explores how transport can improve the local environment

The ITC’s Spring Discussion Evening, held on 7th April 2022, explored how transport infrastructure can make a positive contribution to our local environment. Guests at this online event heard from an expert panel including Jo Lewington (Network Rail), Steve Elderkin (National Highways) and Jon Riley (Temple Group). For more information on the event and the […]

ITC releases new report exploring the impacts of the pandemic

The ITC has released a new study exploring the longer term impacts of the pandemic on transport and land use in Britain. Authored by Sarah Kendall and Matthew Niblett, the report draws from evidence collected by the ITC through an industry consultation, and outlines how trends are likely to change and the implications for policy […]

ITC features on Lunch with Leon podcast

ITC Director Matthew Niblett and Commissioner Kris Beuret were delighted to discuss the ITC’s new book on the Lunch with Leon podcast with Leon Daniels OBE, the former MD of Surface Transport at TfL. Topics included the motivations that drive human travel and the impacts of these findings for policy makers. To listen to the […]

ITC debates the policy impacts of new aviation technologies

The ITC welcomed a range of distinguished experts to debate the policy impacts of new aviation technologies at our Summer Discussion Evening on 14th July. The audience heard insights from the panel including Gary Cutts (Director of the UKRI Future Flight programme), Matt Gorman MBE (Heathrow Airport), and David Tait (Civil Aviation Authority). A question […]

ITC releases new book exploring Why Travel?

The ITC is delighted to announce the release of our new book: Why Travel? Understanding our need to move and how it shapes our lives , published by Bristol University Press. The book brings together a range of experts from across many subject areas to explore the motivations that lie behind human travel. For more […]

ITC debates how to plan transport’s recovery from the pandemic

The ITC was delighted to welcome a wide range of distinguished experts at our digital Spring Discussion Evening on 11th March to debate how transport policy could be reformed to help recovery from the Covid19 pandemic. Guests heard from an expert panel including Elliot Shaw (Highways England), James Angus (Network Rail), and Steve Canadine (Mott […]

ITC debates sustainable transport in lower-density developments

The ITC has continued its popular Discussion Evening series online as a result of the pandemic, and in December 2020 we explored how lower-density developments could be made compatible with sustainable transport. The discussion was chaired by ITC Commissioner and visiting Professor at Yale University, Deborah Saunt, and we were delighted to welcome an expert […]

ITC submits evidence to Transport Select Committee coronavirus inquiry

The ITC has submitted a response to the Transport Select Committee’s ongoing coronavirus inquiry. This outlines some of the key impacts of the virus crisis on transport and longer-term policy implications. Click here to download a copy. It is based on a consultation the ITC held with the industry during Summer 2020 and will be […]

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). […]