The Society is Looking for a Skills Director. Deadline for applications 5 January 2015: 20 Nov
TPS is seeking to recruit a new Skills Director to succeed Martin Richards who is due to retire after filling the role for a number of years. The deadline for applications is 5 January 2015.
TPS Manifesto 2015: 20 Nov
As we did for the last election, TPS is working on a “Manifesto” to be published before May, working alongside the longer term vision for transport proposed jointly by TPS and CILT. It is designed to provide some more detailed ideas for discussion which could be implemented in the next Parliament.
Transport Masters Student Numbers Increase for the Second Year: 20 Nov
The annual TPS survey of student numbers is now available and shows that there are now 359 Full Time Equivalent students enrolled on Masters Courses in Transport, up 22, but that the number of UK students has again decreased.
Calling all Young Professionals: 26 Oct
TPS has just finished its 5th annual survey on a range of topics but we plan to hold more targetted surveys throughout the year So, later this month we are asking for the opinions from our Young Professionals with less than 10 years experience. Keep your eyes on your inbox for more information.
Future of Motoring Survey - full survey and submission now available: 26 Oct
Many thanks to the 181 members who responded to our survey on the Future of Motoring. Taking into account members' views, our response to the Select Committee for Transport was submitted in early September.

Smart Cities and Smart Transport Innovation: 11 Dec
Talk centred on the rapid evolution of transport technology, from current semi-autonomous to driverless vehicles, to data capture from smart devices will considerably uplift our intelligence and understanding of the transport system.
Evening meeting "Better together:integrating transport amd health policy and practice: 21 Jan
Book now for our evening seminar on "Better together:integrating transport and health policy and practice" to be held at the offices of Mott MacDonald on 21 January at 1800 hours.
Smarter Travel 2015: 05 Feb
Help shape the future of mobility in our towns and cities. Take your place at the Department for Transport and Transport Planning Society supported Landor LINKS third annual Smarter Travel event.

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