Now in its 17th year, The Transport Practitioners’ Meeting (TPM) is the annual meeting place for all transport planners, placemakers, highway engineers and urban transport designers. The call for papers is open, as well as registration, for this 10-11 July 2019 event in Oxford.
News articles about Act TravelWise and sustainable transport initiatives along with published news in the press are published here. Members also regularly submit news items covering initiatives at their organisation.
TfL has published research that shows improvements to make it easier and safer to walk and cycle in London's town centres and high streets lead to an increase in retail rental values, more retail space being filled and a 93% increase in people walking in the streets.
EPOMM - the European Platform on Mobility Management - has released its November 2018 e-update on the topic of 'Tactical Urbanism'. It addresses the many types of low-cost, temporary interventions in neighbourhoods that have been very effective in making streets and squares more liveable.
The government is set to review guidance on how road users should behave in relation to cyclists and pedestrians, as part of its ambition to drive down unnecessary deaths.