Survey on the Future of Motoring: 26 Aug
TPS is responding to a House of Commons Transport Committee consultation on the future of motoring and we would like to include as many members’ views as possible.
New Publications on Transport and Mobility: 18 Aug
TPS members qualify for a 20% discount on a new series of publications on Transport and Mobility edited by Richard Knowles, University of Salford and Markus Hesse, University of Luxembourg.
Select Committee on Transport: 27 Jul
TPS will be responding to the Select Committee for Transport's inquiry into Motoring Strategy and we would like to include as many of your views as possible. This is advance notice that we will be launching a members' survey on the topic during August - we will be grateful to anyone who can respond
PDS Mentor Training in Manchester: 7 October: 25 Jul
The Society will be providing a training session in Manchester for PDS mentors on Tuesday 7 October. 
Rebecca Fishburn awarded the TPP: 22 Jul
Rebecca Fishburn, TPS Bursary winner of 2012 for her paper " Reaching the target audience: how can we encourage increased mode shift if our travel surveys are biased towards those already using smarter modes?", has been awarded the TPP.

Transport and Works Act Orders (TWAO), Event in Manchester.10 September: 10 Sep
This event will provide an overview of the process undertaken for obtaining the statutory powers to construct and operate the Metrolink Second City Crossing. The presentation will focus on the key lessons learned and how these are being taken forward to preparations for an application for Statutory Powers for the proposed Metrolink Trafford Park Line.
Join us at a Networking Event in Belfast: 11 Sep
TPS is being reinvigorated in Northern Ireland and a Society meeting and networking event will take place on Thursday 11 September in Belfast.
Are our appraisal methods for transport schemes & initiatives fit for purpose?: 18 Sep
There is an on-going debate within the profession as to whether our methods for the appraisal of transport schemes and initiatives are providing the information that decision-makers really need. A thorny subject but at the heart of how we professionally support transport related decision-making.

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Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Closing date 12/09/2014

Highways Agency Manchester, Bedford, Exeter, Bristol, Dorking up to £20K

TransportTraffic Planner - Nottinghamshire

Closing date 13/09/2014

Penguin Recruitment Nottinghamshire £20-30K

Principal Transport Planner (Microsimulation) (MIS0663)

Closing date 18/09/2014

Mouchel Woking Unspecified


Closing date 22/09/2014

University of Cambridge Cambridge £40-50K

SATURN highway modeller

Closing date 25/09/2014

Mott MacDonald Croydon £30-40K

Transport Planner

Closing date 07/10/2014

Atkins NW1 3AT £20-30K

eo consulting Transept
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