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). […]

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.