Where Next for Urban Transport Policy?

Under Reform team members

by Louise Reardon Last week the project team were in New Delhi to launch our policy briefing Where Next for Urban Transport Policy? Drawn from our research findings, the report provides ten recommendations for developing future urban transport reforms – be these under the next iteration of a Smart Cities Mission, NITI Aayog’s National Urban … Read more

Study Tour day 5 – Manchester and Salford

We started Friday’s sessions with a visit to the University of Salford. An exciting way to begin our final day together, since this stop involved a ride in a prototype autonomous vehicle. There was some fantastic engagement during the morning, and it really highlighted the importance of strategic partnerships between universities, transit authorities and the … Read more

Study Tour days 3 and 4 – Birmingham

Wednesday saw our attendance at the Smart Transport Conference in Birmingham. A real highlight of the day was seeing Under Reform‘s Principal Investigator, Greg Marsden, and colleague Jillian Anable launch the Shared mobility – where now, where next? Second report of the Commission on Travel Demand. On Thursday we had further visits in Birmingham, starting with the … Read more

Study Tour day 2 – Leeds

On Tuesday we made our way from our hotel in town to the University of Leeds campus, where the Institute for Transport Studies hosted us for our morning meetings. The first was with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, where MD Ben Still and colleagues described, among other realities, the setup of Local Enterprise partnerships and … Read more

Study Tour day 1 – London

On Sunday we finally got to meet our delegates. After introductions and an overview of the week, the group were able to chat a bit more over dinner and prepare for a busy day on Monday.    Day 1 involved two meetings in London, so Monday morning saw us setting out bright and early to … Read more