There has been a high interest in traffic removal over the last couple of years. In the academic sphere, colleagues from UWE and UCL have collaborated to create a website to compile resources on the subject, including presentation downloads from their October 2018 and September 2017 events.
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.
CoMoUK (formerly Carplus Bikeplus) has published a position paper on e-scooters, outlining the state of play with the technology, governance, safety and other areas. Dated November 2018, the four-page paper ends with a series of recommendations regarding adoption of e-scooters.
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.
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.